Desert Sands Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Cartwright Elementary District" in Phoenix, AZ. There are a total of 1,103 students and 48 teachers at Desert Sands Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 0 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.
Desert Sands Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 15.0%, which is 58% lower than the Arizona average.
|Taking some courses||n/a|
|Taking some courses (not tests)||n/a|
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|Passing no courses||n/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 Sands Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.
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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|Hispanic or Latino||86.0%||89.4%||43.8%||23.6%|
|American Indian and Alaskan||2.0%||1.1%||4.9%||1.2%|
|Holiday Park School||22%||0.4||Phoenix, AZ|
|Great Hearts Academyemies - Maryvale Prep||37%||0.6||Phoenix, AZ|
|Western School Of Science And Technology||20%||0.6||Phoenix, AZ|
|Westland School||22%||0.7||Phoenix, AZ|
|Crown Point High School||35%||0.8||Phoenix, AZ|
|Pioneer Preparatory - A Challenge Foundation||22%||1.0||Phoenix, AZ|
|Heatherbrae School||27%||1.0||Phoenix, AZ|
|William C Jack School||16%||1.0||Glendale, AZ|
|Maryvale High School||25%||1.1||Phoenix, AZ|
|Sunset School||47%||1.1||Phoenix, AZ|
|John F. Long||28%||1.1||Phoenix, AZ|
|Don Mensendick School||14%||1.1||Glendale, AZ|
|Population density (sq mi)||3,005||57||91|
|Married (15yrs & older)||46%||53%||55%|
|Completed 8th grade||79.7%||83.7%||84.3%|
|Completed high school||77.2%||82.2%||83.0%|
|Completed some college||57.3%||62.0%||59.4%|
|Completed associate degree||35.2%||36.5%||38.5%|
|Completed professional degree||2.9%||2.9%||3.3%|