Carson Middle School

Carson Middle School serves 443 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Carson Middle School operates within the Tucson Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 443 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 443 students
Carson Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Carson Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Carson Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 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 15:1 18:1
Carson Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
2%
5%
Carson Middle School American Indian (1988-2013)
Asian
2%
3%
Carson Middle School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
45%
43%
Carson Middle School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
13%
5%
Carson Middle School Black (1988-2013)
White
32%
42%
Carson Middle School White (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
2%
Carson Middle School Hawaiian (2009-2013)
Two or more races
5%
2%
Carson Middle School Two or more races (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Carson Middle School Sch Ethnicity Carson 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.
0.68 0.42
Carson Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
64%
37%
Carson Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2013)
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.
7%
10%
Carson Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 51,570 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
School District Name Tucson Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
104
1
Number of Students Managed 51,570 257
Tucson Unified  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $504 MM $2 MM
District Spending $545 MM $2 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,787 $9,374
Tucson Unified  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,491 $8,323
Tucson Unified  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pima County Jted At Santa Rita High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sonoran Science Academy - Davis Monthan (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ford Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • TucsonFord Elementary School
    8001 East Stella Rd
    TucsonAZ 85730
    (520)225-6060
    0.3 mi | 377 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • TucsonPima County Jted At Santa Rita High School
    Vocational School
    3951 South Pantano
    TucsonAZ 85730
    (520)352-5833
    Vocational School

    0.6 mi | 6 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • TucsonLa Paloma Academy (lakeside)
    Charter School
    8140 East Golflinks Rd
    TucsonAZ 85730
    (520)733-7373
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | 858 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • TucsonSanta Rita High School
    3951 South Pantano Rd
    TucsonAZ 85730
    (520)225-6060
    0.7 mi | 948 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • TucsonNan Lyons Elementary School
    7555 East Dogwood
    TucsonAZ 85730
    (520)225-6060
    1 mi | 276 students | Gr. PK-5                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended July 16, 2014 - OH how I loved Carson!! I got so much booty in that school when I went there... I wasn't a great student, I was always in trouble. Man the booty there was wonderful! And to top it off I became one of the most successful people to have graduated from there....HAHAHAHA - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended November 04, 2007 - Carson Middle School. Those were the days! Now my daughter, Brea Stokan goes to the school and she loves it! She is in 7th grade and has 6 classes all qaulity teachers. The school fits every students education level! Over all I personally think Carson is a great middle school for any young lady or man to attend. - Posted by Parent

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