5600 N La Canada Dr
Tucson, AZ 85704
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
La Cima Middle School serves 398 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 13:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 398 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

La Cima Middle School's student population of 398 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
398 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 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 0.47, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State 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%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of La Cima Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
17:1
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American Indian
3%
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
71%
46%
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Black
5%
6%
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White
17%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in La Cima Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Reviews

1   3/29/2020
I HATE IT HERE Y'ALL TEACHERS ARE SO MEAN AND DON'T KNOW HOW TO TEACH AND I GET BULLIED.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - 7th grader
5   8/9/2010
Great school, nice teachers, lots of awards, parent involvement, and music, art, and more are available!
- Posted by Student/Alumni - patch

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 398 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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