Doolen Middle School

Doolen Middle School serves 792 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the AZ average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Doolen Middle School operates within the Tucson Unified School District.

School Overview

The student population of 792 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 792 students
Doolen Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Doolen Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Doolen Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Doolen Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 23:1
Doolen Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
3%
5%
Doolen Middle School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
5%
3%
Doolen Middle School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
46%
44%
Doolen Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
12%
5%
Doolen Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
30%
41%
Doolen Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Doolen Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Doolen Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.69 0.42
Doolen Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
67%
36%
Doolen Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
14%
Doolen Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Tucson Unified School District's student population of 49,308 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,393 in this district is less than the state average of $9,449. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,532 is higher than the state average of $8,879. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Tucson Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
118
1
Number of Students Managed 49,308 311
Tucson Unified  School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $520 MM $3 MM
Tucson Unified  School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $528 MM $2 MM
Tucson Unified  School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,393 $9,449
Tucson Unified  School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,532 $8,879
Tucson Unified  School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Southern Arizona Community High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Amerischools Academy - Country Club (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Blenman Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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