Altar Valley Middle School

16350 W. Ajo Way
Tucson, AZ 85736
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Altar Valley Middle School serves 302 students in grades 5-8.
Altar Valley Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Altar Valley Middle School's student population of 302 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students302 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Altar Valley Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Altar Valley Middle School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1584 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:119:1
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American Indian
11%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
55%
45%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
31%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.590.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAltar Valley Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Altar Valley Middle School is Pcjted - Southwest Alt. High School (14.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Anna Lawrence Intermediate School (14.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Robles Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tucson Robles Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-4 | 335 students
    0.6 miles
    9875 South Sasabe Road
    Tucson, AZ 85736
    (520) 822-9418
    0.6 PK-4 335
  • Tucson Laura N. Banks Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 339 students
    12.7 miles
    3200 S.lead Flower
    Tucson, AZ 85735
    (520) 225-6060
    12.7 PK-5 339
  • Tucson Pcjted - Southwest Alt. High School Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    14.7 miles
    6855 South Mark Road
    Tucson, AZ 85746
    (520) 352-5833
    14.7 9-12 n/a
  • Tucson Anna Lawrence Intermediate School Math: 9% | Reading: 13%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-8 | 323 students
    14.8 miles
    4850 W. Jeffrey Rd
    Tucson, AZ 85757
    (520) 225-6060
    14.8 3-8 323
  • Tucson Envision High School Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 6 students
    14.8 miles
    4747 W. Calle Vicam
    Tucson, AZ 85701
    (520) 882-3029
    14.8 9-12 6

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