Wakefield Middle School

Wakefield Middle School serves 423 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% 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 423 students has declined by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 423 students
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.11 is less 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 14:1 18:1
American Indian
5%
5%
Hispanic
94%
43%
White
1%
42%
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.
0.11 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.
88%
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.
1%
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 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 Grades Students
  • TucsonPueblo High Magnet School
    Magnet School
    3500 South 12th Ave
    TucsonAZ 85713
    (520)225-4300
    Magnet School

    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1676 students                      
  • TucsonMission View Elementary School
    2600 South 8th Ave
    TucsonAZ 85713
    (520)225-6060
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 267 students                      
  • TucsonHollinger Elementary School
    150 West Ajo Way
    TucsonAZ 85713
    (520)225-6060
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 373 students                      
  • TucsonC E Rose Elementary School
    710 West Michigan Dr
    TucsonAZ 85714
    (520)225-6060
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-7 | 627 students                      
  • TucsonVan Buskirk Elementary School
    725 East Fair
    TucsonAZ 85714
    (520)225-6060
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 378 students                      

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