Sahuarita Middle School

  • Sahuarita Middle School serves 778 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (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 39% (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 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Sahuarita Middle School's student population of 778 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students778 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sahuarita Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sahuarita Middle School is 0.56, 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#864 out of 1,842 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
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
52%
45%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
42%
38%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.560.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSahuarita Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Sahuarita Sahuarita High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 914 students
    0.0 miles
    350 W Sahuarita Rd
    Sahuarita, AZ 85629
    (520)625-3502
    0.0 9-12 914
  • Sahuarita Sahuarita Intermediate School
    Grades: 3-5 | 746 students
    0.0 miles
    350 West Sahuarita Road
    Sahuarita, AZ 85629
    (520)625-3502
    0.0 3-5 746
  • Sahuarita Sahuarita Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 709 students
    0.0 miles
    350 W Sahuarita Road
    Sahuarita, AZ 85629
    (520)625-3502
    0.0 PK-2 709
  • Sahuarita Copper View Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 588 students
    0.2 miles
    16200 S. Starlight View Lane
    Sahuarita, AZ 85629
    (520)625-3502
    0.2 PK-5 588
  • Sahuarita Anza Trail
    Grades: K-8 | 1386 students
    0.8 miles
    15490 South Rancho Sahuarita B
    Sahuarita, AZ 85629
    (520)625-3502
    0.8 K-8 1386

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