Desert Sky Middle School
Desert Sky Middle School serves 466 students in grades 7-8.
Desert Sky Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (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 42% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 7-8
- Enrollment: 466 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
- Minority Enrollment: 46%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in AZ
- Math Proficiency: 42% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 42% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Desert Sky Middle School's student population of 466 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Desert Sky Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Sky Middle School is 0.59, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1029 out of 2120 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
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If your child has high functioning autism or Aspergers, this is not the school for you. Although some teacher is wonderful, most just don't get it and the school isn't planning on training the teachers any time soon on how to be more accepting of people who think outside of the box. My child spent more time outside of his math class than he did in it because he didn't sit the way they wanted him to or he wanted his water bottle on his desk or he had a tone all things built into his 504 but were used as ways to deprive our autistic child of an education.
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