Walter J Meyer School

411 N. 9th St.
Tombstone, AZ 85638
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Walter J Meyer School serves 138 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Walter J Meyer School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Walter J Meyer School's student population of 138 students has grown by 46% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students138 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

Walter J Meyer School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Walter J Meyer School is 0.54, 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
#1542 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:119:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
30%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
61%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.540.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTombstone Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Walter J Meyer School is Ctd - Tombstone High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Buena High School (14.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Aoc-cochise County Juvenile Dentention Centre (15.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tombstone Ctd - Tombstone High School Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    1.0 miles
    Yellow Jacket Way
    Tombstone, AZ 85638
    (520) 457-2215
    1.0 9-12 n/a
  • Tombstone Tombstone High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 372 students
    1.0 miles
    1211 N. Yellowjacket Way
    Tombstone, AZ 85638
    (520) 457-2215
    1.0 9-12 372
  • Sierra Vista Ctd - Buena High School Vocational School
    Grades: 10-12
    14.4 miles
    5225 E. Buena School Blvd.
    Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
    (520) 515-2869
    14.4 10-12 n/a
  • Sierra Vista Buena High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 2,148 students
    14.6 miles
    5225 E. Buena School Blvd.
    Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
    (520) 515-2714
    14.6 7-12 2,148
  • Sierra Vista Aoc-cochise County Juvenile Dentention Centre Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    15.1 miles
    100 S Colonia De Salud Suite,
    Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
    (520) 803-3006
    15.1 6-12 n/a

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