J. O. Combs Middle School

  • J. O. Combs Middle School serves 674 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • J. O. Combs Middle School's student population of 674 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students674 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • J. O. Combs Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of J. O. Combs Middle School is 0.57, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#1202 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of J. O. Combs Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of J. O. Combs Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:119:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in J. O. Combs Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
32%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in J. O. Combs Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in J. O. Combs Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
57%
38%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in J. O. Combs Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.570.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in J. O. Combs Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in J. O. Combs Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJ O Combs Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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This school is HORRIBLE! If you don`t want your children to learn anything then send them there! The staff does not teach and doesn`t care about the children at all!!!
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I think this is a good school district. The teachers are very helpful with the students and i can see my sons grades and education improving
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