Raul H. Castro Middle School

  • Raul H. Castro Middle School serves 888 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 14% (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 19% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Raul H. Castro Middle School's student population of 888 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students888 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Raul H. Castro Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Raul H. Castro Middle School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. 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#1720 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Raul H. Castro 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Hispanic
88%
45%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
4%
38%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.220.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
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 Raul H. Castro Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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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