Townsend Middle School (Closed 2012)

Townsend Middle School served 478 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was lower than the AZ average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment was 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was more than the state average of 59%.
Townsend Middle School operated within the Tucson Unified School District.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 478 students
Townsend Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % Townsend Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Townsend Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Townsend Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 23:1
Townsend Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
3%
5%
Townsend Middle School American Indian Students (1988-2013)
Asian
2%
3%
Townsend Middle School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
51%
44%
Townsend Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
11%
5%
Townsend Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
27%
41%
Townsend Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Townsend Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
5%
2%
Townsend Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Townsend Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.66 0.42
Townsend 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.
80%
36%
Townsend 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.
3%
14%
Townsend Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2013)

District Comparison

School District Name Tucson Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
118
1
Number of Students Managed 48,893 311
Tucson Unified  School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $520 MM $3 MM
Tucson Unified  School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $528 MM $2 MM
Tucson Unified  School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,393 $9,449
Tucson Unified  School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,532 $8,879
Tucson Unified  School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Mary Meredith K-12 School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ida Flood Dodge Traditional Middle Magnet School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Adventure School (0.6 miles away)
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    TucsonAZ 85712
    (520)296-0656
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  • TucsonIda Flood Dodge Traditional Middle Magnet School
    Magnet School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 419 students5831 East Pima St
    TucsonAZ 85712
    (520)731-4100
    0.76-8419
  • TucsonW V Whitmore Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 360 students5330 East Glenn St
    TucsonAZ 85712
    (520)232-8000
    0.7PK-5360
  • TucsonLa Paloma Academy
    Charter School
    1.2 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 744 students2050 North Wilmot Rd
    TucsonAZ 85712
    (520)721-4205
    1.2KG-8744
  • TucsonMary Meredith K-12 School
    Alternative School
    1.2 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 57 students755 North Magnolia Ave
    TucsonAZ 85711
    (520)225-6060
    1.2KG-1257
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