Tortolita Middle School

  • Tortolita Middle School serves 795 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (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 34% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Tortolita Middle School's student population of 795 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students795 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tortolita Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tortolita Middle School is 0.57, 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#1060 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tortolita Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
38%
45%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
54%
38%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tortolita Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.570.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tortolita Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarana Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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