Apollo Middle School

  • Apollo Middle School serves 787 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is equal to the AZ average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Apollo Middle School operates within the Sunnyside Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 787 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students787 students
Apollo Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Apollo Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
Apollo Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeApollo Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio20:120:1
Apollo Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
5%
5%
Apollo Middle School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Apollo Middle School Asian Students (1988-2010)
Hispanic
93%
45%
Apollo Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
5%
Apollo Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
2%
40%
Apollo Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsApollo Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAZ 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.
0.130.64
Apollo Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
78%
34%
Apollo Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
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.
5%
5%
Apollo Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Sunnyside Unified School District's student population of 17,131 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,064 in this district is less than the state average of $9,449. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,217 is less than the state average of $8,879. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameSunnyside Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
1
Number of Students Managed17,131325
Sunnyside Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$141 MM$3 MM
Sunnyside Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$144 MM$2 MM
Sunnyside Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,064$9,449
Sunnyside Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,217$8,879
Sunnyside Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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