Connolly Middle School

2002 E Concorda Dr
Tempe, AZ 85282
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Connolly Middle School serves 1,019 students in grades 6-8.
Connolly 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 22% (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 29% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% 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: 1,019 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Connolly Middle School's student population of 1,019 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,019 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
82 teachers
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School Rankings

Connolly 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 Connolly Middle School is 0.68, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1017 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
17:1
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American Indian
5%
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
50%
47%
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Black
13%
6%
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White
23%
35%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
6%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Connolly Middle School's ranking?
Connolly Middle School is ranked #1017 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Connolly Middle School often compared to?
Connolly Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Fees College Preparatory Middle School, Gililland Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
22% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Connolly Middle School?
1,019 students attend Connolly Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Connolly Middle School students are Hispanic, 23% of students are White, 13% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Connolly Middle School?
Connolly Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Connolly Middle School offer ?
Connolly Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Connolly Middle School part of?
Connolly Middle School is part of Tempe School District (4258).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,019 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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