Doolen Middle School

Doolen Middle School serves 637 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Doolen Middle School operates within the Tucson Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 637 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 637 students
Doolen Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Doolen Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Doolen 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 0.72 is less than the state average of 0.85. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 18:1
Doolen Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
3%
5%
Doolen Middle School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
7%
3%
Doolen Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
40%
43%
Doolen Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
11%
5%
Doolen Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
33%
42%
Doolen Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Doolen Middle School Sch Ethnicity Doolen 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.
0.72 0.85
Doolen Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
61%
36%
Doolen Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2012)
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.
3%
11%
Doolen Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 51,740 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
School District Name Tucson Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
104
1
Number of Students Managed 51,740 257
Tucson Unified  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $504 MM $2 MM
Tucson Unified  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $545 MM $2 MM
Tucson Unified  School District Spending (1990-2009)
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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Tucson Southern Arizona Community High School
    Charter School
    2470 North Tucson Blvd
    Tucson , AZ , 85716
    (520)319-6113
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  196  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Tucson Blenman Elementary School
    1695 North Country Club
    Tucson , AZ , 85716
    (520)225-6060
    0.7  mi  |  510  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tucson Cragin Elementary School
    2945 North Tucson Blvd
    Tucson , AZ , 85716
    (520)225-6060
    0.8  mi  |  382  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tucson Catalina High Magnet School
    Magnet School
    3645 East Pima
    Tucson , AZ , 85716
    (520)225-6060
    Magnet School
    0.8  mi  |  1222  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Tucson Amerischools Academy - Country Club
    Charter School
    1150 North Country Club
    Tucson , AZ , 85716
    (520)620-1100
    Charter School
    1  mi  |  208  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

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Tucson, AZ public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.59, which is higher than the Arizona average of 0.36. The most diverse school in Tucson is John E Wright Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arizona or national school diversity statistics.