Lawrence W Cross Middle School

  • Lawrence W Cross Middle School serves 642 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 48% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Lawrence W Cross Middle School's student population of 642 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students642 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lawrence W Cross Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lawrence W Cross Middle School is 0.56, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#519 out of 1,842 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
33%
45%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
58%
38%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.560.65
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lawrence W Cross Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmphitheater Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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