Desert Ridge Jr. High School

10211 East Madero Ave, Mesa, AZ 85212 | (480) 497-3452
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,280
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 10211 E. Madero Ave., Mesa, AZ 85212
School District Details
  • Gilbert Unified District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $6,566
  • Graduation Rate: 87.3%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.2%
  • Students Per Teacher: 18.5
  • Enrolled Students: 38,742

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,280
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 60.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 672 (52.5%)
  • Females: 608 (47.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 132 (10.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 245 (19.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 377 (29.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Desert Ridge Jr. High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian151.2%
Black705.5%
Asian574.5%
Hispanic25219.7%
White88669.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Desert Ridge Jr. High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade66552.0%
8th Grade61548.0%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 64%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:36%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 8 Years
  • Average Salary: $38,559
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Desert Ridge Jr. High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$33,71043%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$42,23357%
Source: AZ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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