5455 S. Cardinal
Tucson, AZ 85746
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Pistor Middle School serves 841 students in grades 6-8.
Pistor 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Pistor Middle School's student population of 841 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
841 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Pistor Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Pistor Middle School is 0.27, 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 Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1959 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1
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American Indian
5%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
85%
45%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
6%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 841 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27 (Btm 50%)

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