Shea Middle School

  • Shea Middle School serves 640 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (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 36% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Shea Middle School's student population of 640 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students640 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Shea Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Shea Middle School is 0.60, which is more 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#1231 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:119:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
29%
45%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
56%
38%
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Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Shea Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.600.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParadise Valley Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  4.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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I got to shea middle school and I love it there is great students and the teachers are fantastic.
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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.
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