PROFICIENCY 21% 41% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
32%Maricopa Unified School District
33%Maricopa
36%Arizona

Desert Wind Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Maricopa Unified School District" in Maricopa, AZ. There are a total of 414 students and 21 teachers at Desert Wind Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 193 free lunch students and 60 reduced lunch students.

Desert Wind Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 21.0%, which is 41% lower than the Arizona average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students414
Teachers20.63
Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch193
Reduced lunch60

 

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 Desert Wind 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

GradeProficiency
All19%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6>= 50%
715-19%
820-24%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All23%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6< 50%
715-19%
825-29%
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.

Desert Wind Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArizonaNational
White 45.6% 38.2% 40.8% 51.1%
Black 16.3% 12.1% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 2.4% 2.1% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 28.8% 36.5% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 3.9% 7.3% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.4% 3.4% 2.2% 3.1%

Maricopa demographics profile

StatisticMaricopaArizonaNational
Population45,4737,278,717328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,0636591
Median age34.837.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%53%55%
Speak English82%73%79%
Speak Spanish12%20%13%

Education level achieved in Maricopa

IndexMaricopaArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade88.2%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school87.2%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college65.5%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.1%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.4%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.4%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Desert Wind Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.