Altar Valley Middle School

Altar Valley Middle School serves 274 students in grades 5 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the AZ average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Altar Valley Middle School operates within the Altar Valley Elementary School District.

School Overview

The student population of 274 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 274 students
Altar Valley Middle School Total Students (1998-2014)
Gender % Altar Valley Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Altar Valley Middle School Total Teachers (1998-2014)
Students by Grade Altar Valley Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 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 18:1 23:1
Altar Valley Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2014)
American Indian
6%
5%
Altar Valley Middle School American Indian Students (1997-2013)
Hispanic
55%
44%
Altar Valley Middle School Black Students (1997-2013)
White
36%
41%
Altar Valley Middle School White Students (1997-2013)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Altar Valley Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.57 0.42
Altar Valley Middle School Diversity Score (1998-2014)
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.
68%
36%
Altar Valley Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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.
7%
14%
Altar Valley Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Altar Valley Elementary School District's student population of 893 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,129 is higher than the state average of $9,449. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,018 is higher than the state average of $8,879. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Altar Valley Elementary School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
1
Number of Students Managed 893 311
Altar Valley Elementary  School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $10 MM $3 MM
Altar Valley Elementary  School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $9 MM $2 MM
Altar Valley Elementary  School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,129 $9,449
Altar Valley Elementary  School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,018 $8,879
Altar Valley Elementary  School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Desert Mosaic School (14.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Desert Mosaic School (14.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Robles Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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