Altar Valley Middle School

School Overview


16350 W Ajo Hwy

Tucson, AZ 85735

(520) 822-9343

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Grades: 5 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 320

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

11 Parent Reviews for Altar Valley Middle School

This is one of the worst middle schools in Tucson! The Altar Valley administration does not go above and beyond to make sure that the students of this school are safe! This year Altar Valley let two men coach the wrestling team and of the men is a "Minuteman" and they of was arrested for inappropriate ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 02/28/12

The students are a great bunch, so eager to learn and improve themselves. Our staff encourages each student to be their best not just do their best. Extra support is available for students needing help in any class. Every student has a mentor that they can go to and talk with or just to know that there ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/10/11

Altar Valley is a fine school to go to cause of the safety and learning involved.

Posted by a student on 02/17/10

The children are the most honest children about their feeling anywhere. They will tell you their life story if you allow them. Sometimes you want to stop them because it is too much information and you know that this personal information just so true that it hurts just to listen. Your heart goes out ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/05/09

Our staff goes above and beyond to meet the needs of our students. Our students are really terrific, too!

Posted by a parent on 10/05/09

The Teaching Staff are first class!

Posted by a other on 10/05/09

This school has transformed very much since last year. Russell is changing this school a lot. I am more than happy to send my child to Altar Valley Middle School.

Posted by a parent on 10/23/08

Umm..I am a student here, and over-all it's an amazing school! We have great teachers,and an awesome new principal. We used to have a ton of fights there, but this year with our new principal we just wanna make him proud, because after all it is: Home of the Eagles!

Posted by a student on 09/21/08

The small size ofthis school, along with the caring, knowledgable teachers makes me proud to send my student here.

Posted by a parent on 09/06/08

This school is improving, a lot this year. Test scores are up and there are some really great teachers, and a new principal now.

Posted by a teacher on 09/06/08

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Test scores for Altar Valley Middle School

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Test Year: 2012
Altar Valley Middle School
Altar Valley Elementary District
* In 2011-2012 Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) was used to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona's learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

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Tucson schools — Altar Valley Middle School is located at 16350 W Ajo Hwy, Tucson AZ 85735. 16350 W Ajo Hwy is in the 85735 ZIP code in Tucson, AZ The school district for Altar Valley Middle School is the Altar Valley Elementary District. Altar Valley Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 5 - 8.
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