411 N. 9th St.
Tombstone, AZ 85638
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Walter J Meyer School serves 138 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Walter J Meyer School's student population of 138 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
138 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
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School Rankings

Walter J Meyer 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 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 Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1417 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
18:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 138 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54 (Top 50%)

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