920 South Vulture Mine Rd.
Wickenburg, AZ 85390
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Vulture Peak Middle School serves 179 students in grades 4-8.
Vulture Peak Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (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 26% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 4-8
  • Enrollment: 179 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Vulture Peak Middle School's student population of 179 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-8
Total Students
179 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Vulture Peak Middle School is ranked within the bottom 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 Vulture Peak Middle School is 0.52, 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
#1628 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Vulture Peak Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Vulture Peak 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
37%
46%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
59%
36%
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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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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score
0.52
This chart display the diversity score of Vulture Peak Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Vulture Peak Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Vulture Peak Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
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?

30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average), while 26% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average).

How many students attend Vulture Peak Middle School?

179 students attend Vulture Peak Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

59% of Vulture Peak Middle School students are White, 37% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Vulture Peak Middle School?

Vulture Peak Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.

What grades does Vulture Peak Middle School offer ?

Vulture Peak Middle School offers enrollment in grades 4-8

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5   9/12/2011
i like the school it is the best school i have ever gone to
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 4-8
  • Enrollment: 179 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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