Willis Junior High School

  • Willis Junior High School serves 897 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (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 36% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Willis Junior High School's student population of 897 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students897 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Willis Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Willis Junior High School is 0.59, 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#880 out of 1,842 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:119:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
57%
45%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
28%
38%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.590.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChandler Unified #80 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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  • Scottsdale Champion Chandler Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 535 students
    0.1 miles
    222 South Mcqueen Road
    Scottsdale, AZ 85251
    (480)659-0044
    0.1 K-8 535
  • Chandler Basis Chandler Charter School
    Grades: 5-12 | 897 students
    1.0 miles
    4825 S. Arizona Ave
    Chandler, AZ 85248
    (480)907-6072
    1.0 5-12 897
  • Chandler Ken 'chief' Hill Learning Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12
    1.0 miles
    290 South Cooper Road
    Chandler, AZ 85225
    (480)812-7150
    1.0 7-12 n/a
  • Chandler Sanborn Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 632 students
    1.2 miles
    700 N Superstition Blvd
    Chandler, AZ 85225
    (480)812-7000
    1.2 K-6 632
  • Chandler Blueprint High School Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 53 students
    1.4 miles
    670 North Arizona Avenue
    Chandler, AZ 85225
    (480)892-0235
    1.4 9-12 53

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