Joyce Clark Middle School

1045 S. Lenzner Ave
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Joyce Clark Middle School serves 774 students in grades 7-8.
Joyce Clark 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 44% (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 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Joyce Clark Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Joyce Clark Middle School's student population of 774 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students774 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Rankings

Joyce Clark 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 Joyce Clark Middle School is 0.66, which is more 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
#1016 out of 2120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
40%
45%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
42%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.660.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSierra Vista Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Joyce Clark Middle School is Sierra Vista Online (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Center For Academic Success #5 (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Town & Country Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sierra Vista Town & Country Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 375 students
    0.2 miles
    1313 S. Lenzner Ave
    Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
    (520) 515-2714
    0.2 PK-6 375
  • Sierra Vista Village Meadows Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 480 students
    0.8 miles
    905 El Camino Real
    Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
    (520) 515-2714
    0.8 K-6 480
  • Sierra Vista Sierra Vista Online
    Grades: 9-12 | 12 students
    1.0 miles
    3555 East Fry Boulevard
    Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
    (520) 515-2928
    1 9-12 12
  • Sierra Vista Center For Academic Success #5 Charter School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 395 students
    1.1 miles
    900 Carmelita Drive
    Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
    (520) 458-4200
    1.1 K-8 395
  • Sierra Vista Center For Academic Success The #1 Charter School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 123 students
    1.1 miles
    900 Carmelita Drive
    Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
    (520) 458-4200
    1.1 9-12 123

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