21100 N 27th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85027
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Deer Valley Middle School serves 442 students in grades 7-8.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (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 30% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 442 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Deer Valley Middle School's student population of 442 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
442 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Deer Valley 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 Deer Valley Middle School is 0.66, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1747 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
20%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
30%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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American Indian
3%
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
45%
46%
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Black
8%
6%
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White
37%
36%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Deer Valley Middle School often compared to?

Deer Valley Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Paseo Hills School, Desert Sky Middle 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?

442 students attend Deer Valley Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

45% of Deer Valley Middle School students are Hispanic, 37% of students are White, 8% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are American Indian, 2% 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 14:1, which is lower 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 School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 442 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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