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 64% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
8 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (08-09)
2 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year Data
This School
State 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 Ratio
n/a
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
75%
46%
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Black
13%
6%
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White
12%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (09-10)
8%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Joyce Drake Alternative Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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