Deer Valley Middle School

21100 N 27th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85027
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 575 students in grades 7-8, Deer Valley Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 575 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Deer Valley Middle School's student population of 575 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
575 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Deer Valley Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Deer Valley 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AZ)
#1045 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20%
32%
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30%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
17:1
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American Indian
3%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
46%
47%
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Black
11%
6%
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White
33%
35%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
14%
9%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Deer Valley Middle School's ranking?
Deer Valley Middle School is ranked #1045 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Deer Valley Middle School often compared to?
Deer Valley Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Desert Sky Middle School, Paseo Hills School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 30% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Deer Valley Middle School?
575 students attend Deer Valley Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Deer Valley Middle School students are Hispanic, 33% of students are White, 11% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Deer Valley Middle School?
Deer Valley Middle School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Deer Valley Middle School offer ?
Deer Valley Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Deer Valley Middle School part of?
Deer Valley Middle School is part of Deer Valley Unified District (4246) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 575 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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