Lawrence W Cross Middle School

1000 W. Chapala Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85704
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Lawrence W Cross Middle School serves 662 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Lawrence W Cross Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Lawrence W Cross Middle School's student population of 662 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students662 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Lawrence W Cross Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Lawrence W Cross Middle School is 0.59, 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
#599 out of 2111 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:119:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
34%
45%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
54%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.590.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 to Lawrence W Cross Middle School is Edge High School - Northwest (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is La Cima Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Winifred Harelson Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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