Desert Wind Middle School
9 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Desert Wind Middle School
Desert Wind Middle School is a vibrant and diverse learning community located in the city of Phoenix, Arizona. We are committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for all of our students. Our staff is dedicated to helping our students develop the skills and knowledge needed to be successful in their future endeavors.
At Desert Wind Middle School, we strive to create an atmosphere of respect and understanding between our students, faculty, and staff. We are dedicated to helping our students achieve their academic and personal goals. We offer a wide variety of educational programs, clubs, and activities to help our students grow and learn.
At Desert Wind Middle School, we believe in the power of collaboration and teamwork. We strive to create an environment where students can work together to solve problems and reach their goals. We also believe in the importance of community involvement, and we encourage our students to get involved in the local community.
At Desert Wind Middle School, we are committed to providing a quality education for all of our students. We strive to create a learning environment that is both challenging and rewarding. We are proud of our students and their accomplishments, and we look forward to seeing them grow and succeed.
35565 W Honeycutt Rd
Maricopa, AZ 85139
Overview Desert Wind Middle School
Desert Wind Middle School serves 809 students in grades 6-8.
Desert Wind Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
Verdict on Desert Wind Middle School
Desert Wind Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Desert Wind Middle School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.