Desert Shadows Middle School

340 Blvd. Del Rey David
Nogales, AZ 85621
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Desert Shadows Middle School serves 730 students in grades 6-8.
Desert Shadows 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 41% (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 38% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.

School Overview

Desert Shadows Middle School's student population of 730 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students730 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (17-18)36 teachers
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School Rankings

Desert Shadows 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 Desert Shadows Middle School is 0.02, which is less 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1153 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a18:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
99%
45%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
n/a
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.020.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNogales Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Desert Shadows Middle School is Nogales High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Aoc-santa Cruz County Juvenile Detention Center (3.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Robert Bracker Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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