Apollo Middle School

265 West Nebraska Street
Tucson, AZ 85706
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Apollo Middle School serves 550 students in grades 6-8.
Apollo 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 8% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 550 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Apollo Middle School's student population of 550 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
550 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Apollo Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Apollo Middle School is 0.15, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1806 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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American Indian
3%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
92%
47%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
2%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
8%
9%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Apollo Middle School's ranking?
Apollo Middle School is ranked #1806 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 8% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Apollo Middle School?
550 students attend Apollo Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
92% of Apollo Middle School students are Hispanic, 3% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Black, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Apollo Middle School?
Apollo Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Apollo Middle School offer ?
Apollo Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Apollo Middle School part of?
Apollo Middle School is part of Sunnyside Unified District (4407) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 550 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 8% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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