Desert Shadows Middle School

5858 East Sweetwater, Scottsdale, AZ 85254 | (602) 449-6800
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Student Enrollment: 676
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  • Mailing Address: 5858 E Sweetwater, Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 676
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 31.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 21.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 329 (48.7%)
  • Females: 347 (51.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 7 (1.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 60 (8.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 67 (9.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Desert Shadows Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black243.6%
Asian274.0%
Hispanic619.0%
White56283.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Desert Shadows Middle School
  Number Percent
7th Grade34450.9%
8th Grade33249.1%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 46%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:54%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 15 Years
  • Average Salary: $48,538
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Desert Shadows Middle School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$34,68029%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$54,27371%
Source: AZ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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