3120 W Cholla
Phoenix, AZ 85029
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Cholla Middle School serves 728 students in grades 6-8.
Cholla 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Cholla Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Cholla Middle School's student population of 728 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
728 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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School Rankings

Cholla Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Cholla Middle School is 0.67, which is more 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1444 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
18:1
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American Indian
4%
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
49%
45%
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Black
11%
5%
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White
29%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 728 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67 (Top 20%)

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