Lawrence W Cross Middle School

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1000 W Chapala Dr

Tucson, AZ 85704

(520) 696-5920

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 700

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

30 Parent Reviews for Lawrence W Cross Middle School

Cross is a fantastic place to work, and a very comfortable place to teach. The community is supportive and involved in what happens at the school, which allows us teachers to do our best in the classroom. I have asked for help from the community for my program and have received every thing I ever needed ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 01/28/15

Excellent school. Wonderful school district. Andy Heinemann, principal, is awesome. Fantastic staff. Amazing students. I'm so proud to be part of this team.

Posted by a teacher on 10/27/14

Cross has wonderful students, dedicated teachers, and great programs that are offered! There are advanced classes, musical theater, marching band, Humanities, lab science, Odyssey of the Mind, Robotics, great sports, orchestra, and so much more. Cross has something for everyone!

Posted by a teacher on 09/26/14

I have had 3 children attend Cross and I am so impressed with the current administration and staff. There is such a strong sense of community and wanting to help students be successful and safe and challenged. I volunteer there still and I see teachers staying after school or showing up VERY early ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/04/14

Both of my children went to Cross. They both got a wonderful education and had a lot of opportunities to participate in sports, clubs and other activities. I was a student at Cross many years ago and I am so glad my children attended as well. Great teachers and great students. I especially love the 6th ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/31/14

This school is literally the worst school I've gone to. I was a student there for 2 years, and I had straight F's the entire two years. In 6th grade, I was sucked into a fight that wasn't even my fight. My friend was starting to go cross eyed, and so I tapped the girl on the shoulder with my fist, and ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 02/12/14

MY SCHOOL IS , its just awesome but the one thing i would improve is the dances. CAN WE HAVE A DJ AND HAVE IT AROUND NIGHT TIME ? please lol. but yeah im a student at cross and its just fantasticccccc. i make ALOT of good memories here (:

Posted by a other on 07/23/13

This school is ABSOLUTELY AWFUL!! From the administration all the way down to the students, they are hateful and mean and if you don't fit in with their ideal, they will find a way to get rid of you...I watched a student go from being a straight A student in the gifted program to a student that was suspended ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/14/13

This school has continually improved for the last 3 years. Shannon Chandler has brought outstanding leadership and character to this school. My son is my third child to attend Cross. He was extremely lucky to have a principal, teachers and support staff that supported him throughout his 3 years. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/14/13

Cross is an excellent school that properly prepared my older two sons for high school and is doing a great job with my third. The principal is awesome. My sons are all gifted and honors students. Cross now offers an advanced Language Arts class and a program to help them succeed with the AIMS standardized ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/27/13

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Test scores for Lawrence W Cross Middle School

AIMS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Lawrence W Cross Middle School
Amphitheater Unified 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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Tucson schools — Lawrence W Cross Middle School is located at 1000 W Chapala Dr, Tucson AZ 85704. 1000 W Chapala Dr is in the 85704 ZIP code in Tucson, AZ The school district for Lawrence W Cross Middle School is the Amphitheater Unified District. Lawrence W Cross Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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