Castle Dome Middle School

2353 S. Otondo Drive

Yuma, AZ 85365
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (928)502-4352
  • Castle Dome Middle School serves 855 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 34% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Castle Dome 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 61%.
  • Castle Dome Middle School operates within the Yuma Elementary School District.

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School Overview

  • Castle Dome Middle School's student population of 855 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students855 students
Gender %Castle Dome Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
Students by GradeCastle Dome Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Castle Dome Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1842 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Castle Dome Middle School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
39%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio23:120:1
American Indian
1%
5%
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
58%
45%
Black
3%
5%
White
37%
39%
All Ethnic GroupsCastle Dome Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.530.42
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
33%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
11%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Castle Dome Middle School is Yuma Elementary School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 603 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Yuma Elementary School District's student population of 8,533 students has decreased by 5% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,211 is higher than the state average of $7,180. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $6,781 is less than the state average of $6,852. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameYuma Elementary School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    19
    1
    Number of Students Managed8,533345
    Yuma Elementary School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    33%
    39%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    32%
    40%
    District Total Revenue$84 MM$3 MM
    District Spending$62 MM$2 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,211$7,180
    District Spending / Student$6,781$6,852
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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