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Desert Sky Middle School

9850 East Rankin Loop
Tucson AZ, 85747, Pima County
Phone: 520-762-2040

Ranking: (97 out of 1,363, top 7%)*
Type: Regular Middle School
Status: Currently Operational
Grade: Grade 6 to Grade 8
School District: Vail Unified District
Title I Eligible School: Yes School-Wide Title I: NA
Magnet: NA
Charter: NA
Shared-Time School: NA

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Teachers:37 35 30 32 36 43 40 
Total Students:741 757 700 664 697 748 735 
Grade 6:24633.2%22930.3%22932.7%20030.1%17725.4%17523.4%18324.9%
Grade 7:22129.8%28137.1%24735.3%22834.3%25336.3%28838.5%28638.9%
Grade 8:27437.0%24732.6%22432.0%23635.5%26738.3%28538.1%26636.2%
Student By Gender:
Student By Races:
American Indian/Alaska Native:50.7%60.8%60.9%71.1%50.7%40.5%30.4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander:00.0%00.0%10.1%10.2%NANANANANANA
Two or More Races:101.3%60.8%10.1%00.0%NANANANANANA
Lunch Program:
Free Lunch Program Eligible:14920.1%14619.3%9713.9%8512.8%9113.1%668.8%587.9%
Reduced-Price Lunch Program Eligible:537.2%597.8%537.6%487.2%497.0%415.5%405.4%
Student-Teacher Ratio:20.09 21.39 23.33 20.84 19.35 17.40 18.20 

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreSchool DistrictState Average
2009Math6th GradeMean Scaled Score576568525
2010Math6th GradeMean Scaled Score438438407
2011Math6th GradeMean Scaled Score456448.26412.64
2012Math6th GradeMean Scaled Score449441410
2013Math6th GradeMean Scaled Score437431410
2009Reading6th GradeMean Scaled Score531529501
2010Reading6th GradeMean Scaled Score529529508
2011Reading6th GradeMean Scaled Score546538.61515.19
2012Reading6th GradeMean Scaled Score545537510
2013Reading6th GradeMean Scaled Score529530510
2009Writing6th GradeMean Scaled Score560564537
2010Writing6th GradeMean Scaled Score556564543
2011Writing6th GradeMean Scaled Score526520.14499.17
2012Writing6th GradeMean Scaled Score524524501
2013Writing6th GradeMean Scaled Score520521499
2009Math7th GradeMean Scaled Score592589553
2010Math7th GradeMean Scaled Score455458422
2011Math7th GradeMean Scaled Score443452425.78
2012Math7th GradeMean Scaled Score455456426
2013Math7th GradeMean Scaled Score456452427
2009Reading7th GradeMean Scaled Score546547517
2010Reading7th GradeMean Scaled Score556555524
2011Reading7th GradeMean Scaled Score548554.32531.49
2012Reading7th GradeMean Scaled Score552556530
2013Reading7th GradeMean Scaled Score561555532
2009Writing7th GradeMean Scaled Score564570541
2010Writing7th GradeMean Scaled Score567571543
2011Writing7th GradeMean Scaled Score514521.55499.23
2012Writing7th GradeMean Scaled Score526525500
2013Writing7th GradeMean Scaled Score518515496
2009Math8th GradeMean Scaled Score601595560
2010Math8th GradeMean Scaled Score468469434
2011Math8th GradeMean Scaled Score460466.45434.79
2012Math8th GradeMean Scaled Score457461434
2013Math8th GradeMean Scaled Score468464434
2009Reading8th GradeMean Scaled Score558557527
2010Reading8th GradeMean Scaled Score560560529
2011Reading8th GradeMean Scaled Score553556.83527.07
2012Reading8th GradeMean Scaled Score546548521
2013Reading8th GradeMean Scaled Score553550520
2009Science8th GradeMean Scaled Score545547506
2010Science8th GradeMean Scaled Score547548510
2011Science8th GradeMean Scaled Score546548.92515.66
2012Science8th GradeMean Scaled Score548551513
2013Science8th GradeMean Scaled Score543541511

Some data by SchoolDigger.com.

Teacher's Experience and Compensation

    2007     2006  
Teachers with Bachelor Degree:48.8%41.0%
Teachers with Master or PhD Degree:51.2%59.0%
Mean Number of Years of Teaching:4.0 years8.0 years
Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:70.7%25.6%
Teachers with 6 Years of Experience or More:29.3%74.4%
Mean Base Salary:$36,246.0$35,345.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 5 Years of Experience of Less:$36,140.0$31,956.0
Mean Base Salary of Teachers with 6 Years of Experience or More:$36,502.0$36,514.0

* Desert Sky Middle School was rated 5 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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