Santa Rita High School

Santa Rita High School serves 915 students in grades 8 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the AZ average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Santa Rita High School operates within the Tucson Unified School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the AZ state average of 78%.

School Overview

The student population of 915 students has declined by 28% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 915 students
Santa Rita High School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Santa Rita High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Santa Rita High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Santa Rita High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 23:1
Santa Rita High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2014)
American Indian
1%
5%
Santa Rita High School American Indian Students (1989-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Santa Rita High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
39%
44%
Santa Rita High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
11%
5%
Santa Rita High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
43%
41%
Santa Rita High School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
5%
2%
Santa Rita High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Santa Rita High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.65 0.42
Santa Rita High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
45%
36%
Santa Rita High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
14%
Santa Rita High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 48,893 students has decreased by 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,393 is less than the state average of $9,449. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,532 is higher than the state average of $8,879. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Tucson Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
118
1
Number of Students Managed 48,893 311
Tucson Unified  School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 69% 78%
Tucson Unified  School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $520 MM $3 MM
Tucson Unified  School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $528 MM $2 MM
Tucson Unified  School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,393 $9,449
Tucson Unified  School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,532 $8,879
Tucson Unified  School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Pima County Jted At Santa Rita High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sonoran Science Academy - Davis Monthan (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ford Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • TucsonPima County Jted At Santa Rita High School
    Vocational School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 8 students3951 South Pantano
    TucsonAZ 85730
    (520)352-5833
    0.19-128
  • TucsonFord Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 404 students8001 East Stella Rd
    TucsonAZ 85730
    (520)225-6060
    0.7PK-6404
  • TucsonLa Paloma Academy (lakeside)
    Charter School
    1 Negative Reviews
    1.2 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 876 students8140 East Golflinks Rd
    TucsonAZ 85730
    (520)733-7373
    1.2KG-8876
  • TucsonPpep Tec - Victor Soltero Learning Center
    Charter School
    1.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 49 students8677 East Golf Links
    TucsonAZ 85730
    (520)290-9167
    1.59-1249
  • TucsonIrene Erickson Elementary School
    1.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 585 students6750 East Stella Rd
    TucsonAZ 85730
    (520)584-5000
    1.6PK-5585

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