Apollo Middle School

Apollo Middle School serves 774 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the AZ average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Apollo Middle School operates within the Sunnyside Unified School District.

School Overview

The student population of 774 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 774 students
Apollo Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Apollo Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Apollo Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Apollo Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 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 18:1 23:1
Apollo Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
5%
5%
Apollo Middle School American Indian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
93%
44%
Apollo Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
1%
5%
Apollo Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
1%
41%
Apollo Middle School White Students (1989-2013)
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 0.42
Apollo Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
74%
36%
Apollo Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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.
6%
14%
Apollo Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Sunnyside Unified School District's student population of 17,697 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,051 in this district is less than the state average of $9,449. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,205 is less than the state average of $8,879. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Sunnyside Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
1
Number of Students Managed 17,697 311
Sunnyside Unified  School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $141 MM $3 MM
Sunnyside Unified  School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $144 MM $2 MM
Sunnyside Unified  School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,051 $9,449
Sunnyside Unified  School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,205 $8,879
Sunnyside Unified  School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is S.t.a.r. Academic Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is S.t.a.r. Academic Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Liberty Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • TucsonLiberty Elementary School
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    0.2 miles
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    (520)545-2000
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  • TucsonS.t.a.r. Academic Center
    Grades: 6-12 | 325 students
    0.2 miles
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    TucsonAZ 85706
    (520)545-2000
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    0.5 miles
    251 West Irvington Rd
    TucsonAZ 85714
    (520)807-7923
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    Grades: KG-8 | 337 students
    0.6 miles
    5660 South 12th
    TucsonAZ 85706
    (520)545-0575
    0.6KG-8337
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    Grades: PK-12 | 586 students
    0.9 miles
    801 East Drexel Rd
    TucsonAZ 85706
    (520)545-2700
    0.9PK-12586

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