Desert Shadows Middle School

801 West Southern Ave, Apache Junction, AZ 85220 | (480) 982-1110
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 742
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  • Mailing Address: 801 West Southern Avenue, Apache Junction, AZ 85220
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 742
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 40.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 376 (50.7%)
  • Females: 366 (49.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 61 (8.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 364 (49.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 425 (57.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Desert Shadows Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian111.5%
Black253.4%
Asian81.1%
Hispanic22530.3%
White47363.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Desert Shadows Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade23031.0%
7th Grade22530.3%
8th Grade28738.7%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 75%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:25%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 6 Years
  • Average Salary: $37,191
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Desert Shadows Middle School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$33,46366%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$44,30734%
Source: AZ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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