Desert Sky Middle School
Desert Sky Middle School serves 737 students in grades 6-8.
Desert Sky Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).
Desert Sky Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Desert Sky Middle School's student population of 737 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Desert Sky Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 0.63, 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 Data
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#279 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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education
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