Joyce Drake Alternative Middle School (Closed 2012)

Joyce Drake Alternative Middle School served 8 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was <50% (which was lower than the Arizona state average of 62%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was <50% (which was lower than the Arizona state average of 77%) for the 2010-11 school year.
Minority enrollment was 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students8 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (08-09)2 teachers
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
<50%
62%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
<50%
77%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a18:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
75%
45%
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Black
13%
5%
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White
12%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.410.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (09-10)
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTucson Unified School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Joyce Drake Alternative Middle School is Agave Middle And High School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tucson Agave Middle And High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 245 students
    0.1 miles
    440 S. Park Avenue
    Tucson, AZ 85719
    (520) 225-2641
    0.1 6-12 245
  • Tucson Project More High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 72 students
    0.1 miles
    440 S. Park
    Tucson, AZ 85719
    (520) 225-6060
    0.1 9-12 72
  • Tucson Highland Free School Charter School
    Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 56 students
    0.3 miles
    510 S. Highland Ave.
    Tucson, AZ 85719
    (520) 623-0104
    0.3 K-6 56
  • Tucson Ha:san Preparatory & Leadership School Charter School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 97 students
    0.5 miles
    1333 E. 10th St.
    Tucson, AZ 85719
    (520) 882-8826
    0.5 9-12 97
  • Tucson Miles-exploratory Learning Center Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 311 students
    0.5 miles
    1400 East Broadway
    Tucson, AZ 85719
    (520) 225-6060
    0.5 PK-8 311
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