Vista Verde Middle School

Vista Verde Middle School serves 710 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 58%.
Vista Verde Middle School operates within the Paradise Valley Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 710 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 710 students
Vista Verde Middle School Total Students (1998-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Vista Verde Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1998-2012)
Students by Grade Vista Verde Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is equal to the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Vista Verde Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1998-2012)
American Indian
2%
5%
Vista Verde Middle School American Indian (1998-2012)
Asian
3%
3%
Vista Verde Middle School Asian (1998-2012)
Hispanic
43%
43%
Vista Verde Middle School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
4%
5%
Vista Verde Middle School Black (1998-2012)
White
42%
42%
Vista Verde Middle School White (1998-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Vista Verde Middle School Sch Ethnicity Vista Verde Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.64 0.64
Vista Verde Middle School Diversity Score (1998-2012)
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.
50%
36%
Vista Verde Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2012)
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.
10%
11%
Vista Verde Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,608 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Paradise Valley Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
48
1
Number of Students Managed 33,608 285
Paradise Valley Unified  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $299 MM $2 MM
Paradise Valley Unified  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $327 MM $2 MM
Paradise Valley Unified  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,821 $9,374
Paradise Valley Unified  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,646 $8,323
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Aaec Paradise Valley High School (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Palomino Intermediate School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Campo Bello Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Phoenix Campo Bello Elementary School
    2650 East Contention Mine Rd
    Phoenix , AZ , 85032
    (602)449-5200
    0.2  mi  |  417  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Phoenix Aaec Paradise Valley High School
    Charter School
    17811 North 32nd St
    Phoenix , AZ , 85032
    (602)243-8004
    Charter School
    0.4  mi  |  271  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Phoenix Esperanza Community Collegial Academy
    Charter School
    2507 East Bell Rd
    Phoenix , AZ , 85032
    (602)996-1125
    Charter School
    0.7  mi  |  49  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Phoenix Ombudsman - Charter Northeast
    Charter School
    3242 East Bell Rd
    Phoenix , AZ , 85032
    (800)833-9235
    Charter School
    0.7  mi  |  56  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Phoenix Sunset Canyon School
    2727 East Siesta Ln
    Phoenix , AZ , 85050
    (602)449-5100
    0.8  mi  |  542  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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