Amphitheater Middle School

  • Amphitheater Middle School serves 768 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Amphitheater Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Amphitheater Middle School's student population of 768 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students768 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Amphitheater Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,897 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Amphitheater Middle School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1674 out of 1897 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:119:1
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American Indian
5%
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
61%
45%
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Black
13%
5%
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White
17%
38%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.580.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmphitheater Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school and middle school to Amphitheater Middle School is Rillito Center (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is L M Prince School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tucson L M Prince School
    Grades: PK-5 | 625 students
    0.1 miles
    125 E. Prince Road
    Tucson, AZ 85705
    (520)696-5000
    0.1 PK-5 625
  • Tucson Rillito Center Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 76 students
    0.3 miles
    266 E Pastime Road
    Tucson, AZ 85705
    (520)696-5000
    0.3 PK-12 76
  • Tucson Amphitheater High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1206 students
    0.4 miles
    125 W Yavapai Road
    Tucson, AZ 85705
    (520)696-5000
    0.4 9-12 1206
  • Tucson Satori Charter School Charter School
    Grades: 2-8 | 151 students
    0.4 miles
    3727 North First Avenue
    Tucson, AZ 85719
    (520)293-7555
    0.4 2-8 151
  • Tucson Tucson Collegiate Prep Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 40 students
    0.6 miles
    40 W. Fort Lowell
    Tucson, AZ 85705
    (520)870-1670
    0.6 6-8 40

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