PROFICIENCY 40% 11% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Tombstone Unified District

Walter J Meyer School is a school servicing grades PK to 8 and is located in the district of "Tombstone Unified District" in Tombstone, AZ. There are a total of 94 students and 6 teachers at Walter J Meyer School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 53 free lunch students and 20 reduced lunch students.

Walter J Meyer School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 39.5%, which is 11% higher than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch53
Reduced lunch20


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 Walter J Meyer 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

3>= 50%
4>= 50%
5< 50%
6< 50%
7< 50%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

3< 50%
4>= 50%
5< 50%
6< 50%
7>= 50%
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.

Walter J Meyer School race/ethnicity breakdown

White 57.5% 54.8% 40.8% 51.1%
Black 5.0% 7.0% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.6% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 35.0% 31.8% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.7% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.8% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.5% 4.3% 2.2% 3.1%

Tombstone demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1686591
Median age55.937.137.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%53%55%
Speak English91%73%79%
Speak Spanish8%20%13%

Education level achieved in Tombstone

Completed 8th grade89.3%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school87.6%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college62.9%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.0%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.3%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.6%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Walter J Meyer School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.