Shepherd Junior High School

1407 North Alta Mesa Dr, Mesa, AZ 85205 | (480) 472-0200
  • Grades: 7-9
  • Student Enrollment: 1,215
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
School District Details
  • Mesa Unified District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,427
  • Graduation Rate: 73.4%
  • Dropout Rate: 5.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 19.4
  • Enrolled Students: 67,416

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,215
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 58.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 20.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 637 (52.4%)
  • Females: 578 (47.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 137 (11.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 295 (24.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 432 (35.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Shepherd Junior High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian242.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Shepherd Junior High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade35429.1%
8th Grade45037.0%
9th Grade41133.8%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 50%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:50%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 14 Years
  • Average Salary: $51,049
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Shepherd Junior High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$39,44315%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$53,02086%
Source: AZ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Shepherd Junior High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 08, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Shepherd has always been one of the top Jr. Highs in the state, and has the a music program that compares to most High schools.!

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