Tempe School District (4258) School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 8 public middle schools serving 4,605 students in Tempe School District (4258) School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Arizona.
Public Middle Schools in Tempe School District (4258) School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Arizona public middle school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 44% statewide average).
The top ranked public middle schools in Tempe School District (4258) School District are Ward Traditional Academy, Rover Elementary School and Mckemy Academy Of International? Studies. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public middle school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Tempe School District (4258) School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Arizona for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Tempe School District (4258) School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AZ)
# Schools
8 Schools
1,056 Schools
# Students
4,605 Students
584,483 Students
# Teachers
303 Teachers
23,728 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Tempe School District (4258) School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 441 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#346 out of 640 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Tempe School District (4258)  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tempe School District (4258)  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tempe School District (4258)  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.66
0.66
# American Indian Students
300 Students
24,663 Students
% American Indian Students
6%
4%
# Asian Students
86 Students
19,388 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
2,441 Students
257,258 Students
% Hispanic Students
53%
44%
# Black Students
513 Students
33,548 Students
% Black Students
11%
6%
# White Students
981 Students
221,450 Students
% White Students
21%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
70 Students
2,139 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
1%
# Two or more races Students
214 Students
22,237 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
112
3,801
# Students in K Grade:
146
31,408
# Students in 1st Grade:
177
34,244
# Students in 2nd Grade:
146
34,161
# Students in 3rd Grade:
180
34,486
# Students in 4th Grade:
183
35,941
# Students in 5th Grade:
164
39,564
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,160
60,373
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,211
89,645
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,124
89,956
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
33,905
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
33,250
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
31,330
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
32,327
# Ungraded Students:
2
92

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,310 is higher than the state median of $10,926. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,011 is higher than the state median of $10,526. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$125 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Tempe School District (4258)  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$121 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total spending of Tempe School District (4258)  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,310
$10,926
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Tempe School District (4258)  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,011
$10,526
This chart display average spending per public school student in Tempe School District (4258)  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Tempe School District (4258) School District Public Middle Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ward Traditional Academy
Math: 65% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1965 E Hermosa Dr
Tempe, AZ 85282
(480) 491-8871
Grades: K-8
| 401 students
Rank: #22.
Rover Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1300 E Watson Dr
Tempe, AZ 85283
(480) 897-7122
Grades: PK-8
| 421 students
Rank: #33.
Mckemy Academy Of International? Studies
Math: 37% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2250 S College Ave
Tempe, AZ 85282
(480) 459-5048
Grades: 6-8
| 327 students
Rank: #44.
Connolly Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2002 E Concorda Dr
Tempe, AZ 85282
(480) 967-8933
Grades: 6-8
| 1,088 students
Rank: #55.
Laird Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1500 N Scovel St
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 941-2440
Grades: PK-8
| 496 students
Rank: #66.
Fees College Preparatory Middle School
Math: 27% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 E Watson Dr
Tempe, AZ 85283
(480) 897-6063
Grades: 6-8
| 920 students
Rank: #77.
Gililland Middle School
Math: 15% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1025 S Beck Ave
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 966-7114
Grades: 6-8
| 838 students
Rank: n/an/a
Getz School
Special Education School
625 W Cornell Dr
Tempe, AZ 85283
(480) 897-6233
Grades: PK-8
| 114 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Tempe School District (4258) School District
  • 3205 S RURAL RD, TEMPE, AZ, 85282-3853
  • (480) 730-7100
  • tempeschools.org
  • Students: 4,605 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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