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Wakefield Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 449 students

 

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Posted February 5, 2013

Honestly, if ANY former student is complaining about Wakefield being a terrible school because they learned NOTHING! That's their own fault, i went to this school myself. I Actually paid attention, I am now currently taking Junior classes (I am a sophomore in HS) because Wakefield classes pushed me ahead! I have even earned over $5,550.00 for my college career. which when Wakefield closes, this program will no longer be available to students who would attend Wakefield if it did remain open. A student receives $50.00 for every A! As for graffiti, that's a problem everywhere, the school did get graffiti but was always cleaned within the week. Students complaining about bullying is a faulty reason, Students can IGNORE this! Besides, Drama and Bullying is EVERYWHERE not just Wakefield! The teachers were AMAZING, they were respectful to even the rude disrespectful students! The teachers always offer tutoring, and the curriculum was challenging but effective. Everything I learned is always being utilized for my classes at Pueblo HS. Schools just need students who will trust the educational process. More school spirit! More PRIDE in STUDENTS!!!! EDUCATION IS WHAT YOU MAKE OF IT.


Posted December 5, 2012

Wakefield is the only school in the state where students earn $50 for every A grade from 6th grade to 12th grade to use for college! My daughter earned over $5,000! The staff is very friendly, and the facility is magnificent! (You should check out their garden/greenhouse complex- I've never seen anything like it anywhere outside a university). They have a program where excellent former students come and mentor current students. It was a very nurturing environment for my kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 6, 2011

I went to this school for 6th and 7th grade, it was horrible it was the worst 2 years of my life! I can honestly say that i did not learn anything during the time that i was there. Everyday kids would bring weed,cigarettes, n everything you could imagine. After all the bullying and drama that those kids started i never EVER wanted to go there again, so for 8th grade i switched schools and i had the best year of my life. i am now a freshman n i DO NOT attend pueblo 1 reason all those wakefield kids go there, so i go to sunnyside high school :) hope i helped everyone on a school not to choose for your child.


Posted January 5, 2011

A terrible mistake was made when we chose this school for my child. School staff that are disrespectful of students and parents. An incident that violated my childs rights took place in the class room and when I addressed it with the District office I was told that it was none of my business what,if any consiquences the teacher received. Overall a very disappointing school if the student has issues that arise. The school would rather not have the child there than take any responsability and educate the child. A situation has arose for my child and seems to be dragging on months and still no satisfactory results benefiting my child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 30, 2010

i do not like this school allot of kids are so mean i do not recomend this school to other kids i hate it thers always something bad going on ther!!! o and ther wsa allot of garfiti on the walls every were one day and they say they got the kids under control jajaja ya rite they dont and next year i will be a 8th grader and i am defenitly not going to that school!!!!
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 17, 2005

My child goes to wakefield she loves it. There are many afterschool programs. She herself enrolled in the educational talent search program. They have 4 rotating classes for 6graders: art music cooking and vocational technology. They have tons of programs. Too many to recall. They have excellent teachers that call you to make sure if they can stay for tutoring or if there child can be a peer tutor.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
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The state average for Math was 61% in 2014.

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The state average for Reading was 80% in 2014.

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The state average for Writing was 56% in 2014.

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In 2013-2014 Arizona used the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. GreatSchools' profiles currently show AIMS mathematics, reading and writing results. 2013 AIMS grade 10 results represent on-track 10th graders for the 2013 test year. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

Source: Arizona Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 64% in 2014.

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The state average for Reading was 86% in 2014.

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69%

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The state average for Writing was 53% in 2014.

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About the tests


In 2013-2014 Arizona used the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. GreatSchools' profiles currently show AIMS mathematics, reading and writing results. 2013 AIMS grade 10 results represent on-track 10th graders for the 2013 test year. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

Source: Arizona Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2014.

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37%

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26%

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23%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 70% in 2014.

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56%

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The state average for Science was 63% in 2014.

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39%
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About the tests


In 2013-2014 Arizona used the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. GreatSchools' profiles currently show AIMS mathematics, reading and writing results. 2013 AIMS grade 10 results represent on-track 10th graders for the 2013 test year. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

Source: Arizona Department of Education

  • In 2010-2011, this school was designated "Performing Plus".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was designated "Performing".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was designated "Performing".

About the tests


Arizona uses AZ LEARNS Achievement Profiles to indicate schools' overall performance each year. For elementary and middle schools, the profiles are based on current and historical aggregated AIMS results, MAP results and whether or not the school made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). For high schools, AIMS results, AYP status and graduation/dropout rates are used. Schools are identified as Excelling, Highly Performing, Performing Plus, Performing, Underperforming, Failing to Meet Academic Standards or Pending.

Source: Arizona Department of Education

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 94% 43%
American Indian/Alaska Native 4% 5%
White 2% 42%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Black 0% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 81%N/A47%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Tucson, AZ 85713
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