Vista Verde Middle School

  • Vista Verde Middle School serves 637 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the AZ average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Vista Verde Middle School operates within the Paradise Valley Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 637 students has declined by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students637 students
Vista Verde Middle School Total Students (1999-2015)
Gender %Vista Verde Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Vista Verde Middle School Total Teachers (1999-2015)
Students by GradeVista Verde Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio21:120:1
Vista Verde Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2015)
American Indian
1%
5%
Vista Verde Middle School American Indian Students (1999-2015)
Asian
1%
3%
Vista Verde Middle School Asian Students (1999-2015)
Hispanic
56%
45%
Vista Verde Middle School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
5%
5%
Vista Verde Middle School Black Students (1999-2015)
White
35%
40%
Vista Verde Middle School White Students (1999-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Vista Verde Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Vista Verde Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsVista Verde Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.570.64
Vista Verde Middle School Diversity Score (1999-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
59%
34%
Vista Verde Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
5%
Vista Verde Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Paradise Valley Unified School District's student population of 32,272 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,688 is higher than the state average of $9,449. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,609 is higher than the state average of $8,879. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameParadise Valley Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
47
1
Number of Students Managed32,272325
Paradise Valley Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$315 MM$3 MM
Paradise Valley Unified School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$312 MM$2 MM
Paradise Valley Unified School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,688$9,449
Paradise Valley Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,609$8,879
Paradise Valley Unified School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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