Kyrene Altadena Middle School

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14620 S Desert Foothills Pkwy

Phoenix, AZ 85048

(480) 783-1300

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 1,100

Students Per Teacher: 18

Parent Reviews

15 Parent Reviews for Kyrene Altadena Middle School

The teachers are generally dedicated, kind, and offer quality lessons. This school serves an upper-middle class population and students receive a lot of home support, so they should be doing extremely well and like the other reviewers said, they could probably be doing even better. As far as Arizona, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/14/12

I have two kids here currently and one that is now at the local high school DV -- I love this middel school! Issues are communicated and dealt with appropriately and in a timely fashion. The teachers have been awesome! Middle school can be be a place of transition, change and growth which is challenging ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/10/12

Altadena is in a fairly wealthy district and many of the students have the advantages of strong home support, well educated parents, and participation in expensive extracurricular activities. The school should be doing much, much better. The Principal is largely unknown to the students, which reflects ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/29/11

As a student, I have to rate this as the worst school I've ever attended. I was labeled a lost cause once my attendance started slipping, and I quickly realized that the administration (namely the respective grade's counselors, and in particular Tiffany Jump) saw me as nothing more than a problem to ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/01/11

Our experience has been the same as the parent who left Alta Dena for a bad teacher...we have been ignored, challenged, and treated disrespectfully by the 6th grade teacher: Ms. Demos, Ms. Fortun-the counselor, & ignored by the principal, Ms. Corner. We still have not heard directly from the teacher ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/05/10

I think if your child is mainstream, Altadena is a great school. If your child has challenges this school has a difficult time dealing with those challenges. They are trying to keep their numbers high for the district and state report card. They do like to deal with students that fall below c grade ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/05/10

My son attended Altadena Middle School and the Kyrene School District for a number of years through the beginning of his 8th year. However, when we needed to address problems my son was having with one particular teacher this past year, I found that the administration took the defensive position on behalf ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/25/10

Altadena is thee BEST school in the Phoenix area. 5/5 STARS. Your child (children) would enjoy the school. Very nice teachers, students, and staff members. Altadena is the highest school to score on testing. Best cirriculum your child could possibly have. My parent drives out of their way just to take ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 01/20/10

I went to this school for all of middle school, and i can honestly say that i have never been to a better school. thank you altadena for all that you do! i miss you!

Posted by a student on 06/16/09

I thought the curriculum to be very challenging and the teachers always willing to help. Altadena is right in the 'hollywood' of Arizona and the students base popularity on what you have. If you are looking solely for curriculum then it is fantastic. Hope this was helpful!

Posted by a student on 06/07/09

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Test scores for Kyrene Altadena Middle School

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Test Year: 2012
Kyrene Altadena Middle School
Kyrene 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 — Kyrene Altadena Middle School is located at 14620 S Desert Foothills Pkwy, Phoenix AZ 85048. 14620 S Desert Foothills Pkwy is in the 85048 ZIP code in Phoenix, AZ The school district for Kyrene Altadena Middle School is the Kyrene Elementary District. Kyrene Altadena Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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