Chaparral Middle School

3700 E. Alvord Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85706
United States
32° 8' 42.9" N, 110° 54' 48.0492" W
520-545-4716 Fax

Principal: John Benavidez
Enrollment: 650
School Colors: Red and white
Uniforms: Required
School Hours:
Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri. 8:15 a.m.-3:25 p.m. | Wed. 8:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
Contact school: Email contact form


  • Connected Math Program
  • English Language Learner Program
  • Enhanced programs in math and language arts
  • Eighth-grade algebra for high school credit
  • Gifted education courses
  • Math Engineering Science Achievement—MESA
  • National Junior Honor Society
  • Orchard Computer-aided Instruction
  • Serving Unique Needs (SUN)
  • Technology Training
  • Tutoring and homework help


  • Fine Arts: folklorico, jazz band, mariachi
  • Clubs: 4-H, High School Honors, Student Council, Tri-M Music Honor Society
  • Sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, track, volleyball, wrestling

Student Life

  • AIMS preparation
  • D.A.R.E. Program
  • Mentoring programs
  • Student recognition and incentives
  • Study hall/tutoring
  • Enrichment classes

Family Support

  • Family Academic Nights
  • Parent Involvement Assistant (PIA) (View Powerpoint)
  • Parent Teacher Group
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