16350 W. Ajo Way
Tucson, AZ 85736
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
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 declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
302 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Altar Valley Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1612 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
18:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 302 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59 (Top 30%)

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