PROFICIENCY 22% 40% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
36%J O Combs Unified School District
34%San Tan Valley
36%Arizona

J. O. Combs Middle School is a school servicing grades 7 to 8 and is located in the district of "J O Combs Unified School District" in San Tan Valley, AZ. There are a total of 698 students and 28 teachers at J. O. Combs Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 264 free lunch students and 62 reduced lunch students.

J. O. Combs Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 21.5%, which is 40% lower than the Arizona average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students698
Teachers27.8
Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch264
Reduced lunch62

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At J. O. Combs Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All19%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
722%
816%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All24%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
723%
825%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

J. O. Combs Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArizonaNational
White 60.9% 61.6% 40.8% 51.1%
Black 4.6% 3.6% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 1.9% 1.5% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 28.9% 29.2% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 1.0% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.6% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.4% 2.6% 2.2% 3.1%

San Tan Valley demographics profile

StatisticSan Tan ValleyArizonaNational
Population88,5077,278,717328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,4136591
Median age31.737.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%53%55%
Speak English86%73%79%
Speak Spanish11%20%13%

Education level achieved in San Tan Valley

IndexSan Tan ValleyArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade87.9%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school87.5%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college64.1%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.7%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.9%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The J. O. Combs Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.