Wakefield Middle School (Closed 2014)

  • Wakefield Middle School served 423 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 was lower than the AZ average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was more than the state average of 60%.
  • Wakefield Middle School operated within the Tucson Unified School District.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students423 students
Wakefield Middle School Total Students (1989-2013)
Gender %Wakefield Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Wakefield Middle School Total Teachers (1989-2013)
Students by GradeWakefield Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:120:1
Wakefield Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2013)
American Indian
5%
5%
Wakefield Middle School American Indian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
94%
45%
Wakefield Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
n/a
5%
Wakefield Middle School Black Students (1991-2009)
White
1%
40%
Wakefield Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic GroupsWakefield 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.
0.110.64
Wakefield Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
88%
34%
Wakefield Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2013)
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.
1%
5%
Wakefield Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2013)

District Comparison

School District NameTucson Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
84
1
Number of Students Managed47,872325
Tucson Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$520 MM$3 MM
Tucson Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$528 MM$2 MM
Tucson Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,244$9,449
Tucson Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,395$8,879
Tucson Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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