Kyrene Altadena Middle School

14620 South Desert Foothills B, Phoenix, AZ 85048 | (480) 783-4000
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,083
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5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 14620 S. Desert Foothills Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85048
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,083
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 51.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 557 (51.4%)
  • Females: 526 (48.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 20 (1.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 63 (5.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 83 (7.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Kyrene Altadena Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian70.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Kyrene Altadena Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade34331.7%
7th Grade36633.8%
8th Grade37434.5%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 60%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:40%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 11 Years
  • Average Salary: $47,908
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Kyrene Altadena Middle School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$37,48815%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$49,80385%
Source: AZ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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3 reviews for Kyrene Altadena Middle School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on January 31, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The elementary schools that send to Altadena are wonderful. The high school (Desert Vista) that this school feeds is amazing. But I have to say that Altadena does not have the same standards. They are content to have the average to above average students remain where they are, as long as they pass AIMS. Some students have attended the high school's summer math academy, completed a full year of math with A's on the tests, and still not be placed in the next level course. Even the fifth grade teachers claim that sixth grade is "easy".

    If your child is labeled gifted, attend this school. If your child is not, consider a Chandler school that challenges and supports the average to above average student with programs like AVID.
  • Reviewed by Student on November 14, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Best school ever! Kids are insane, and the atmosphere is awesome! Best food too! Go PANTHERS!!
  • Reviewed by Teacher on April 23, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Altadena is a fabilous school! It is a conjoined school so it helps us. Teachers are nice, some strict but that can only help. All in all it is spectacular. I attended when it first opened and have frequently visited since. My sister is 10 years older and her daughter is currently enrolled. Anyway I just wanted to give a shout out that if you're moving to AZ come to the Awatukee region!

    Miss Miller

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