Stapley Junior High School

3250 E Hermosa Vista Dr
Mesa, AZ 85213
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Stapley Junior High School serves 954 students in grades 7-8.
Stapley Junior High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 954 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Stapley Junior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

Stapley Junior High School's student population of 954 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
954 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Stapley Junior High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Stapley Junior High School is 0.51, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#264 out of 1854 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
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American Indian
8%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
47%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
67%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
5%
9%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Stapley Junior High School's ranking?
Stapley Junior High School is ranked #264 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
58% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Stapley Junior High School?
954 students attend Stapley Junior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Stapley Junior High School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Stapley Junior High School?
Stapley Junior High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Stapley Junior High School offer ?
Stapley Junior High School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Stapley Junior High School part of?
Stapley Junior High School is part of Mesa Unified District (4235) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 954 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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