1300 North 4th Avenue
Thatcher, AZ 85552
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Thatcher Middle School serves 308 students in grades 7-8.
Thatcher Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (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 46% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 308 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Thatcher Middle School's student population of 308 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
308 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Thatcher Middle School is ranked within the top 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 Thatcher Middle School is 0.40, 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
#1005 out of 2120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
23%
46%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
74%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

42% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average), while 46% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average).

How many students attend Thatcher Middle School?

308 students attend Thatcher Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

74% of Thatcher Middle School students are White, 23% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Thatcher Middle School?

Thatcher Middle School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.

What grades does Thatcher Middle School offer ?

Thatcher Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 308 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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