2728 E Shea Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85028
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Shea Middle School serves 534 students in grades 5-8.
Shea 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 26% (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 39% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 534 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Shea Middle School's student population of 534 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
534 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Shea 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 Shea Middle School is 0.59, 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
#1428 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
34%
46%
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Black
5%
6%
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White
54%
36%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Shea Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Reviews

4   4/14/2018
I got to shea middle school and I love it there is great students and the teachers are fantastic.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Kadyn C.
5   10/20/2015
Our grandson is attending Shea Middle School and enjoys it very much. However, he is having some trouble in math and won't ask for help. How can we get him some help that he needs to pass the class.
- Posted by Parent - billa

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 534 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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