La Cima Middle School

5600 N. La Canada
Tucson, AZ 85704
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3.00 (2 reviews)
La Cima Middle School serves 481 students in grades 6-8.
La Cima 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 27% (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 33% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

La Cima Middle School's student population of 481 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students481 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Rankings

La Cima 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 La Cima Middle School is 0.49, 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
#1487 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
69%
45%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
19%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.490.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmphitheater Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to La Cima Middle School is Sonoran Science Academy - Tucson (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lulu Walker School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tucson Lulu Walker School Math: 59% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 451 students
    0.8 miles
    1750 W Roller Coaster Rd
    Tucson, AZ 85704
    (520) 696-5000
    0.8 PK-5 451
  • Tucson Sonoran Science Academy - Tucson Charter School
    Math: 62% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-12 | 664 students
    1.4 miles
    2325 W. Sunset Rd.
    Tucson, AZ 85741
    (520) 665-3400
    1.4 K-12 664
  • Tucson Emily Meschter Early Learning Center
    Grades: PK | 190 students
    1.7 miles
    4605 N. La Cholla Blvd.
    Tucson, AZ 85705
    (520) 696-8909
    1.7 PK 190
  • Tucson Carden Of Tucson Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 93 students
    1.8 miles
    5260 N. Royal Palm Drive
    Tucson, AZ 85705
    (520) 293-6661
    1.8 K-8 93
  • Tucson Flowing Wells Junior High School Math: 44% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 816 students
    1.8 miles
    4545 N. Lacholla
    Tucson, AZ 85705
    (520) 696-8801
    1.8 7-8 816

School Reviews

  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
1  
I HATE IT HERE Y'ALL TEACHERS ARE SO MEAN AND DON'T KNOW HOW TO TEACH AND I GET BULLIED.
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5  
Great school, nice teachers, lots of awards, parent involvement, and music, art, and more are available!
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