New Principal and leadership. Good teachers. Low parent involvement. Would like to see more tech classes for students. My third kid at the school overall good.
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Posted by a parent on 10/04/08
Chaparral does not listen to advice from parents and the student can not take things to school to help with what the parent is asking.
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Posted by a parent on 05/20/06
Chaparral Middle School is lacking in teacher parent involvement. My child struggles and I don't find out about it until report card time. A little too late then. The push for diversity is not there. Hispanics are the majority, so the minorities are forgotten. My children see no color, but the school
... Read more doesn't enforce the minority to teach acceptance. Their interpretation of 'no child left behind' leads to lack of accountability or responsibility on behalf of the student. I must give credit to the school counseling department for final identifying my childs needs and informing of programs they had available to help her. This has been a great step. But overall, I think the school needs dramatic changes. Read less
Posted by a parent on 05/05/06
This is a good school, and the choice is an execlent selection, Great moral and this is coming from a past student... (Kenneth B)
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Posted by a student on 01/26/06
My daughter is in her third year at Chaparral Middle School. We put her in this school with high hopes, instead we were let down, tremendously. There is little to no teacher to parent communication. We repeatedly attempt to speak with teachers and the principal on many occaisions, at no avail. They
... Read more ignore, procrastinate, and speak rudely to us as parents even after trusting them with our daughters' education for the past three years. We have regularly made attempts to communicate our feelings, and concerns with the faculty, but receive no help or consideration to our daughter. As parents, we are only trying to save you the tears and frustration we have already wasted. Now we are trying to light that 'fire' to learn,in our daughter again.thank you. Read less
Posted by a parent on 11/05/05
I will like to see email being use as a tool of communication within parents and teachers. Today's schedule for work makes it hard to communicate on a regular basis, but getting a bi-weekly report of my kid at school when is not doing as expected by email will really help me keep on track and assist
... Read more her on any school activity. Also reminders for conferences or activities that I could help on by email will be great. Read less
* 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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general intellectual ability or talent - high intelligence test score (usually two standard deviations above the mean), and high levels of vocabulary, memory, abstract work knowledge and abstract reasoning;
specific academic aptitude or talent in one area such as mathematics or language arts;
creative and productive thinking, the ability to produce new ideas;
leadership ability, the ability to direct individuals or groups to a common decision or action;
visual and performing arts, special talents in visual art, music, dance, drama, or other related studies;
psychomotor ability, such as practical, spatial, mechanical, and physical skills.
Vocational and/or technical courses offered within a comprehensive school, usually a senior high school.
Special Education Classes
A school or program within a school that provides services and training to students with moderate to severe mental and/or physical disabilities.
Adult Education Classes
Programs offering GED or equivalent courses for adults within regular schools, whether classes are held during evening or daytime schedules.
English as Second Language
English language classes for students whose first language is not English.
Tucson schools — Chaparral Middle School is located at 3700 E Alvord Rd, Tucson AZ 85706. 3700 E Alvord Rd is in the 85706 ZIP code in Tucson, AZ The school district for Chaparral Middle School is the Sunnyside Unified District. Chaparral Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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