Doolen Middle School

  • Doolen Middle School serves 794 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the AZ average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Doolen Middle School operates within the Tucson Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 794 students has grown by 22% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students794 students
Doolen Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Doolen Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Doolen Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeDoolen Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio23:120:1
Doolen Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
2%
5%
Doolen Middle School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
6%
3%
Doolen Middle School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
45%
45%
Doolen Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
12%
5%
Doolen Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
29%
40%
Doolen Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
2%
Doolen Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsDoolen Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.700.64
Doolen Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
68%
34%
Doolen Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
5%
Doolen Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Tucson Unified School District's student population of 47,872 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,244 is higher than the state average of $9,449. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,395 is higher than the state average of $8,879. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameTucson Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
84
1
Number of Students Managed47,872325
Tucson Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$520 MM$3 MM
Tucson Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$528 MM$2 MM
Tucson Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,244$9,449
Tucson Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,395$8,879
Tucson Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
4  12/26/2017
Parents are invited to attend both site council and PTO meetings. When parents attend these mettings they are not only fully informed but they can also vote on issues at the school. The disipline may seem harsh but it is needed to keep all the students at Doolen safe. Love the AVID program and the teacher!
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2  7/10/2008
Parents are fundamentally excluded from all decisions involving students. Parents are deceived or given false information about decisions, for example, military presence on campus. Disciplinary system is poorly constructed, inconsistent, unnecessarily harsh, and ineffectual.
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