Desert Canyon Middle School

10203 East Mcdowell Mtn. Ranch, Scottsdale, AZ 85255 | (480) 484-6100
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 722
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 10203 E. Mcdowell Mtn. Ranch R, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
School District Details
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,963
  • Graduation Rate: 83.0%
  • Dropout Rate: 1.8%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.8
  • Enrolled Students: 26,556

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 722
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 42.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 380 (52.6%)
  • Females: 342 (47.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 10 (1.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 37 (5.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 47 (6.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Desert Canyon Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.4%
Black223.0%
Asian527.2%
Hispanic537.3%
White59282.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Desert Canyon Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade22931.7%
7th Grade21830.2%
8th Grade27538.1%
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: 9 Years
  • Average Salary: $46,395
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Desert Canyon Middle School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$36,38933%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$51,21368%
Source: AZ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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