Wakefield Middle School

Wakefield Middle School serves 449 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Wakefield Middle School operates within the Tucson Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 449 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 449 students
Wakefield Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Wakefield Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Wakefield Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than 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 14:1 18:1
Wakefield Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
4%
5%
Wakefield Middle School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
93%
43%
Wakefield Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
Wakefield Middle School Black (1988-2009)
White
2%
42%
Wakefield Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Wakefield Middle School Sch Ethnicity Wakefield 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.
0.13 0.64
Wakefield 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.
79%
36%
Wakefield 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.
2%
11%
Wakefield Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 52,559 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
School District Name Tucson Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
104
1
Number of Students Managed 52,559 285
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 Pueblo High Magnet School (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Southside Community School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mission View Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Tucson Pueblo High Magnet School
    Magnet School
    3500 South 12th Ave
    Tucson , AZ , 85713
    (520)225-4300
    Magnet School
    0.4  mi  |  1706  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Tucson Mission View Elementary School
    2600 South 8th Ave
    Tucson , AZ , 85713
    (520)225-6060
    0.5  mi  |  302  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tucson Hollinger Elementary School
    150 West Ajo Way
    Tucson , AZ , 85713
    (520)225-6060
    0.5  mi  |  443  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tucson C E Rose Elementary School
    710 West Michigan Dr
    Tucson , AZ , 85714
    (520)225-6060
    1.1  mi  |  556  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Tucson Van Buskirk Elementary School
    725 East Fair
    Tucson , AZ , 85714
    (520)225-6060
    1.1  mi  |  396  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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