Marc T. Atkinson Middle School

  • Marc T. Atkinson Middle School serves 1,240 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 19% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Marc T. Atkinson Middle School's student population of 1,240 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,240 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Marc T. Atkinson Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Marc T. Atkinson Middle School is 0.13, 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#1672 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:119:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
93%
45%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
2%
38%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.130.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCartwright Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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