Deer Valley Middle School

  • Deer Valley Middle School serves 535 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Deer Valley 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Deer Valley Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • Deer Valley Middle School's student population of 535 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students535 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Deer Valley Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Deer Valley Middle School is 0.65, which is equal to 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank#1626 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:119:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
42%
45%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
42%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.650.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDeer Valley Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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