Rim Country Middle School

304 South Meadow
Payson, AZ 85547
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Rim Country Middle School serves 517 students in grades 6-8.
Rim Country 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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Rim Country Middle School's student population of 517 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students517 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Rankings

Rim Country Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Rim Country Middle School is 0.40, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1149 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
20%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
75%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.400.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePayson Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Rim Country Middle School is Navit - Payson High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Payson Center For Success - Online (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Julia Randall Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Snowflake Navit - Payson High School Vocational School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12
    0.2 miles
    951 W Snowflake Blvd
    Snowflake, AZ 85937
    (928) 536-6232
    0.2 9-12 n/a
  • Payson Payson Center For Success High School Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 88 students
    0.2 miles
    514 W Wade Lane
    Payson, AZ 85541
    (928) 474-2070
    0.2 9-12 88
  • Payson Payson High School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 654 students
    0.4 miles
    301 South Mclane
    Payson, AZ 85547
    (928) 474-2070
    0.4 9-12 654
  • Payson Julia Randall Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 590 students
    0.8 miles
    902 W. Main
    Payson, AZ 85547
    (928) 474-2070
    0.8 3-5 590
  • Payson Payson Center For Success - Online Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 16 students
    0.9 miles
    902 W Main St
    Payson, AZ 85547
    (928) 474-2070
    0.9 7-12 16

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