Rim Country Middle School

304 S Meadow St
Payson, AZ 85547
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 569 students in grades 6-8, Rim Country Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 35%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 569 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 37% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Rim Country Middle School's student population of 569 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
569 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Rim Country Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,956 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Rim Country Middle School is 0.50, 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.
This School
State Level (AZ)
#1104 out of 1956 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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21%
35%
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37%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
3%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
25%
47%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
66%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
6%
9%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rim Country Middle School's ranking?
Rim Country Middle School is ranked #1104 out of 1,956 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 35% AZ state average), while 37% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AZ state average).
How many students attend Rim Country Middle School?
569 students attend Rim Country Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Rim Country Middle School students are White, 25% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Rim Country Middle School?
Rim Country Middle School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Rim Country Middle School offer ?
Rim Country Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Rim Country Middle School part of?
Rim Country Middle School is part of Payson Unified District (4209) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 569 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • : 37% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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