District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Altar Valley Elementary District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

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Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
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District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Altar Valley Elementary District

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Parent / Guardian
May 03, 2023
When my family first moved to this remote suburb of Tucson, we were concerned about the quality of education that might be available in a poor rural school. We have been surprised, even amazed, at... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
May 29, 2019
Terrible. The new leadership has ruined what was once a nice rural school. The kids and teachers deserve better! If you look at the reviews it was a great school a few years ago. It’s a shame how far... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
February 28, 2012
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... More
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