Alhambra College Preparatory High School is located in Phoenix, AZ and is one of 39306 high schools in . It is a charter school that serves 133 students in grades 9-10.
Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system.
Alhambra College Preparatory High School made AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Arizona in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Alhambra College Preparatory High School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Alhambra College Preparatory High School had 36% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Arizona had 45% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The TerraNova is a series of nationally norm-referenced tests that assess general academic knowledge in core subjects, as well as providing national comparisons.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students in grades 2 through 9 are assessed in reading, language arts and math.
How is it Scored?
Students receive a percentile rank, which indicates how well they performed in comparison to their peers in other states. The goal is for all students to score at or above the national average, or 50th percentile, on the test.