Doolen Middle School

Doolen Middle School serves 649 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 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%.
Doolen Middle School operates within the Tucson Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 649 students has declined by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 649 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 13:1 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 17:1 18:1
American Indian
3%
5%
Asian
7%
3%
Hispanic
44%
43%
Black
10%
5%
White
32%
42%
Two or more races
4%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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.
63%
37%
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%
10%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 51,568 students has decreased by 13% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,787 is less than the state average of $9,374. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,491 is higher than the state average of $8,323. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Tucson Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
104
1
Number of Students Managed 51,568 299
District Total Revenue $504 MM $2 MM
District Spending $545 MM $2 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,787 $9,374
District Spending / Student $9,491 $8,323
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 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 Grades Students
  • TucsonSouthern Arizona Community High School
    Charter School
    2470 North Tucson Blvd
    TucsonAZ 85716
    (520)319-6113
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 216 students                      
  • TucsonBlenman Elementary School
    1695 North Country Club
    TucsonAZ 85716
    (520)225-6060
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 421 students                      
  • TucsonCragin Elementary School
    2945 North Tucson Blvd
    TucsonAZ 85716
    (520)225-6060
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 344 students                      
  • TucsonCatalina High Magnet School
    Magnet School
    3645 East Pima
    TucsonAZ 85716
    (520)225-6060
    Magnet School

    0.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1151 students                      
  • TucsonAmerischools Academy - Country Club
    Charter School
    1150 North Country Club
    TucsonAZ 85716
    (520)620-1100
    Charter School

    1 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 220 students                      

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