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Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A+
  7. Administration
    grade B
  8. Sports
    grade B+
  9. Food
    grade C minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

About

1495 S Verrado Way
Buckeye, AZ 85326
About The Odyssey Institute for Advanced & International Studies...

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Grades
6-12
Students
1,175
From The Odyssey Institute for Advanced & International Studies

The Odyssey Institute for Advanced and International Studies is an IB World School that believes that the key to educational success is to develop scholars holistically with an emphasis on building critical thinking skills that align with a global perspective.

With a caring and committed staff dedicated to empowering scholars with the skills and perspective needed to harness their passions and talents, Odyssey strives to promote a curiosity for learning while fostering the intrinsic drive to make this educational journey uniquely one’s own.

We Dream. We Achieve. We Lead.

The Odyssey Institute for Advanced & International Studies Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
47%
Percent Proficient - Math
41%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1150
58 responses
Average ACT
26
17 responses
AP Enrollment
No data available  

The International Baccalaureate Program

International Baccalaureate® (IB) Programmes offer unique academic rigour with an emphasis on students’ personal development. Odyssey implements the Middle Years Programme to the entire student body 6th - 10th grade and offers the Diploma Programme to 11th and 12th grades. The opportunity to build toward the DP Diploma within the safety of a familiar school environment is uniquely special.

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$71,707
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,246
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$222,700
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
82%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 11 responses
Poll
73%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 50 responses
  • Athledemics
    20%
  • Homecoming
    18%
  • Spirit Week
    16%
  • Prom
    10%
  • School trips
    10%
  • Pep rallies
    8%
  • School Theatre
    8%

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Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,175
Free or Reduced Lunch
No data available  
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 11 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 11 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 11 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
23:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
20.3%
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 13 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 13 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 13 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
75%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 12 responses
17%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 12 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 12 responses

The Odyssey Institute for Advanced & International Studies Reviews

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