11256 N 128th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Mountainside Middle School serves 488 students in grades 6-8.
Mountainside Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 488 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Mountainside Middle School's student population of 488 students has declined by 29% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
488 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Mountainside Middle School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Mountainside Middle School is 0.37, 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
#240 out of 1854 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
5%
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
46%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
79%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.37
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mountainside Middle School's ranking?

Mountainside Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 58% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).

How many students attend Mountainside Middle School?

488 students attend Mountainside Middle School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

79% of Mountainside Middle School students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Asian, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Mountainside Middle School?

Mountainside Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.

What grades does Mountainside Middle School offer ?

Mountainside Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

What school district is Mountainside Middle School part of?

Mountainside Middle School is part of Scottsdale Unified School District.

School Calendar

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Date
Spring Break - No School
March 13, 2023 (Monday)
Early Release (All Grades K-12) - Last Day of Student Classes
May 24, 2023 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 488 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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