Marana Middle School

11279 W Grier Rd # 105
Marana, AZ 85653
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Marana Middle School serves 975 students in grades 7-8.
Marana 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 975 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Marana Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Marana Middle School's student population of 975 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
975 students
This chart display total students of Marana Middle School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Marana Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Marana Middle School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Marana Middle School by grade.

School Rankings

Marana Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Marana 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#994 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Marana Middle School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Marana Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Marana 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Marana Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Marana Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Marana Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
36%
47%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Marana Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Marana Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
53%
35%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Marana Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Marana Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Marana Middle School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score
0.59
This chart display the diversity score of Marana Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Marana Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
8%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Marana Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Marana Middle School's ranking?
Marana Middle School is ranked #994 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Marana Middle School often compared to?
Marana Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Tortolita Middle School, Flowing Wells Junior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 30% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Marana Middle School?
975 students attend Marana Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Marana Middle School students are White, 36% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Marana Middle School?
Marana Middle School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Marana Middle School offer ?
Marana Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Marana Middle School part of?
Marana Middle School is part of Marana Unified District (4404) School District.

School Calendar

View the Marana Middle School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
Spring Break (No School)
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
First day of Fourth Quarter Sports
March 26, 2024 (Tuesday)
Last Day of School (Half Day All Students)
May 23, 2024 (Thursday)
First Day of School
August 05, 2024 (Monday)
Fall Break (No School)
October 14, 2024 (Monday)

School Reviews

Review Marana Middle School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Are Public Schools Protecting the Environment?
Are Public Schools Protecting the Environment?
Learn about how public schools are making their campuses greener through technology investments, policy changes, and eco-friendly student education.
Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Honors or general courses? Find out which type is best for your child's learning environment and GPA.
Public Schools in a Minute
Public Schools in a Minute
Explore the diverse world of public schools in a minute! Our brief overview provides a snapshot of the educational landscape, school districts, curriculum, and more. Get a quick glance at the big picture of K-12 education.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 975 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Related School Videos

Quick Links