PROFICIENCY 42% 18% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
47%Litchfield Elementary District
31%Litchfield Park

L. Thomas Heck Middle School is a school servicing grades 5 to 8 and is located in the district of "Litchfield Elementary District" in Litchfield Park, AZ. There are a total of 735 students and 34 teachers at L. Thomas Heck Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 266 free lunch students and 64 reduced lunch students.

L. Thomas Heck Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 42.0%, which is 18% higher than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch266
Reduced lunch64


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At L. Thomas Heck Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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L. Thomas Heck Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 42.4% 47.2% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 14.2% 7.9% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 4.2% 4.7% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 35.6% 35.7% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.9% 0.8% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.1% 3.2% 2.2% 3.1%

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Litchfield Park demographics profile

StatisticLitchfield ParkArizonaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,7825791
Median age30.437.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%53%55%
Speak English63%73%79%
Speak Spanish32%20%13%

Education level achieved in Litchfield Park

IndexLitchfield ParkArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade78.9%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school77.1%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college55.3%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.6%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.2%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.0%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The L. Thomas Heck Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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