Imagine Desert West Middle School

Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Imagine Desert West Middle School serves 396 students in grades 6-8.
Imagine Desert West 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 22% (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 25% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Imagine Desert West Middle School's student population of 396 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students396 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Rankings

Imagine Desert West 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 Imagine Desert West Middle School is 0.08, 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
#1780 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a18:1
American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
96%
45%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
2%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.080.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameImagine Desert West Middle Inc. School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Imagine Desert West Middle School is Midtown High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Palm Lane (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Imagine Desert West Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix Imagine Desert West Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 21% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 792 students
    0.0 miles
    6738 West Mcdowell Rd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85035
    (623) 344-7150
    0 K-5 792
  • Phoenix Palm Lane Math: 30% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 843 students
    0.5 miles
    2043 N. 64th Dr.
    Phoenix, AZ 85035
    (623) 691-4000
    0.5 PK-8 843
  • Phoenix Midtown High School Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 23 students
    0.7 miles
    7318 West Lynwood St.
    Phoenix, AZ 85035
    (623) 936-8682
    0.7 9-12 23
  • Phoenix Peralta School Math: 26% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 877 students
    0.7 miles
    7125 W. Encanto Blvd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85035
    (623) 691-4000
    0.7 PK-5 877
  • Phoenix Precision Academy Charter School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 94 students
    0.7 miles
    7318 West Lynwood St.
    Phoenix, AZ 85035
    (623) 936-8682
    0.7 9-12 94

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