PROFICIENCY n/a 100% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #0 of 86 in Scottsdale
  • Ranked #0 of 2724 in Arizona
Proficiency Averages
17%Scottsdale
12%Arizona

Desert Canyon Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Scottsdale Unified District" in Scottsdale, AZ. There are a total of 541 students and 29 teachers at Desert Canyon Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1.

Desert Canyon Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of n/a, which is 100% lower than the Arizona average.

Desert Canyon Middle School location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students541
Teachers29
Student/Teacher ratio19:1

 

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 Canyon 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
Alln/a
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
Alln/a
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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 Canyon Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArizonaNational
White n/a n/a n/a 51.1%
Black n/a n/a n/a 15.9%
Asian n/a n/a n/a 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a n/a n/a 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a n/a n/a 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a n/a n/a 0.4%
Multiracial n/a n/a n/a 3.1%

Scottsdale demographics profile

StatisticScottsdaleArizonaNational
Population234,4957,278,717328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,2756591
Median age46.337.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%53%55%
Speak English87%73%79%
Speak Spanish6%20%13%

Education level achieved in Scottsdale

IndexScottsdaleArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade95.3%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school94.9%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college83.6%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree62.9%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors55.6%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters21.3%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.5%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Desert Canyon Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.