Walter J Meyer School

411 N. 9th St.
Tombstone, AZ 85638
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 154 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, Walter J Meyer School ranks in the top 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 20-24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Arizona state average of 39%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 154 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • : Top 50% in AZ
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Walter J Meyer School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Walter J Meyer School's student population of 154 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
154 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Walter J Meyer School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Walter J Meyer School is 0.59, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
#888 out of 1854 schools
(Top 50%)
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20-24%
32%
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35-39%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
29%
47%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
57%
35%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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0.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Walter J Meyer School's ranking?
Walter J Meyer School is ranked #888 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Walter J Meyer School often compared to?
Walter J Meyer Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Benson Primary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Walter J Meyer School?
154 students attend Walter J Meyer School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Walter J Meyer School students are White, 29% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Walter J Meyer School?
Walter J Meyer School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Walter J Meyer School offer ?
Walter J Meyer School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is Walter J Meyer School part of?
Walter J Meyer School is part of Tombstone Unified District (4168) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 154 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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