Desert Sands Middle School

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6308 W Campbell Ave

Phoenix, AZ 85033

(623) 691-4900

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,100

Students Per Teacher: 31

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Desert Sands Middle School

my son has been a student at desert sands middle school for the past two a parent I have watched him grow and blossom as well as excel in advanced classes and making the honor roll as well. I thank the staff for thier support and effort and words of encouragement for making sure my son is right ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/01/10

The teachers are excellent, but the administration is lacking in judgement on what is good for the kids. In my experience with them it seems all they care about is impressing and nothing about my child or other children (this is true for the distict). I would take my child out of there if I didn t think ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/10/05

Good school with caring teachers!

Posted by a parent on 09/24/05

Desert Sands is overall a good school.The teachers make sure every child understands the subjects they are learning at the present time.The staff and teachers also take time to get to know the students on a personal level ,if a child sees you as a teacher and a friend they will be more willing to learn.There ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/10/05

This school is a good school. It is struggling to get a handle on the administration level, but it is making a good attempt and in a few years it will be great. The teachers are good and the sports teams are great. I would recommend this school!

Posted by a parent on 02/15/05

Excellent School and Administration.

Posted by a parent on 08/14/03

I have had 4 children attend Desert Sands. I have not been impressed with much about the school. The teachers that I have had the experience of dealing with seem to be very competent and interested in their jobs. Yet every year the administration seems to be able to lose 2 to 3 of these very valuable ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/30/03

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Test scores for Desert Sands Middle School

AIMS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Desert Sands Middle School
Cartwright Elementary District
* In 2011-2012 Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) was used 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. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona's 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.

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Phoenix schools — Desert Sands Middle School is located at 6308 W Campbell Ave, Phoenix AZ 85033. 6308 W Campbell Ave is in the 85033 ZIP code in Phoenix, AZ The school district for Desert Sands Middle School is the Cartwright Elementary District. Desert Sands Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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