Shepherd Junior High School
- Shepherd Junior High School's student population of 662 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
- The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades 7-8|
|Total Students||662 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||31 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
- Shepherd Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year Data||This School||State Level (AZ)|
|Overall School Rank||#709 out of 1,842 schools|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||21:1||19:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Mesa Unified School District|
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- Mesa Mesa Academy For Advanced Studies Grades: 4-9 | 428 students
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- Mesa New America School - Phoenix Grades: M
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- Mesa Franklin Junior High School Grades: 7-9 | 266 students
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Mesa, AZ 85206
(480)472-8990 1.6 7-9 266
I love going to Shepherd Jr. High. There's so many things to do and I actually learn something. The teachers are absolutely amazing and I would never want to transfer. Shepherd is amazing! Go band geeks, NAL Nerds, and etc.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - kuege
Overall I would say the quality of the academics are good. There is a small range of level however; it is pretty much advanced or normal. You choose one path and stay on it for the rest of your three years at the school. Everyone has a chance to be on either a sport, involved in the performing arts, extra electives, or all three. There is not awide range of extra curriculars. Most students are either on a sport of performing art field. If neither than its probably student council or the school's National Junior Honor Society. Every year 9th graders are always awarded with awards in all academic subjects, sports, and music. Some 8th graders are also involved.I would let everyone know that this school is pretty well rounded except they are extremely strict! When I was a student landyards had to be worn at all times and consequences such as detention followed if you didn't have it with you. Security is tight and there is not much room to roam around the school. I have heard that every year the school gets more and more controlling.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - violi
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