Altar Valley Middle School

  • Altar Valley Middle School serves 311 students in grades 5-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the AZ average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Altar Valley Middle School operates within the Altar Valley Elementary School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 311 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 311 students
Altar Valley Middle School Total Students (1997-2015)
Gender % Altar Valley Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Altar Valley Middle School Total Teachers (1997-2015)
Students by Grade Altar Valley Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 20:1
Altar Valley Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2014)
American Indian
6%
5%
Altar Valley Middle School American Indian Students (1998-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Altar Valley Middle School Asian Students (1999-2005)
Hispanic
55%
45%
Altar Valley Middle School Black Students (1998-2015)
Black
n/a
5%
Altar Valley Middle School Black Students (1998-2012)
White
38%
40%
Altar Valley Middle School White Students (1998-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Altar Valley Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Altar Valley Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.55 0.42
Altar Valley Middle School Diversity Score (1997-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
54%
34%
Altar Valley Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
5%
Altar Valley Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Altar Valley Elementary School District's student population of 682 students has decreased by 29% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,223 is higher than the state average of $8,705. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $7,913 is higher than the state average of $7,898. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Altar Valley Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
1
Number of Students Managed 682 325
Altar Valley Elementary School District Students Managed (1989-2015)
District Total Revenue $9 MM $3 MM
Altar Valley Elementary School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $8 MM $3 MM
Altar Valley Elementary School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,223 $8,705
Altar Valley Elementary School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2015)
District Spending / Student $7,913 $7,898
Altar Valley Elementary School District District Spending / Student (1990-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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