Altar Valley Middle School

  • Altar Valley Middle School serves 308 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 29% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • Altar Valley Middle School's student population of 308 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students308 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Altar Valley Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,842 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Altar Valley Middle School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank
36%
19%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:120:1
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American Indian
10%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
54%
45%
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Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Altar Valley Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
34%
39%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Altar Valley Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.590.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
11%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAltar Valley Elementary School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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