Mingus Union High School

1801 East Fir St,

Cottonwood, AZ, 86326-4562

Tel: (928)634-8901
Grades: 9-12

1,216 students

Mingus Union High School serves 1,216 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Mingus Union High School operates within the Mingus Union High School District.

Overview

The student population of 1216 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,216 students
Mingus Union High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Mingus Union High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Mingus Union High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 18:1
Mingus Union High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
3%
5%
Mingus Union High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
Mingus Union High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
32%
43%
Mingus Union High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
5%
Mingus Union High School Black (1990-2012)
White
60%
42%
Mingus Union High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Mingus Union High School Sch Ethnicity Mingus Union High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.54 0.64
Mingus Union High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
n/a
36%
Mingus Union High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2005)
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.
n/a
11%
Mingus Union High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2005)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,216 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Mingus Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed 1,216 285
Mingus Union High   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a 74%
Mingus Union High   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2005)
District Total Revenue $9 MM $2 MM
Mingus Union High   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $17 MM $2 MM
Mingus Union High   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,960 $9,374
Mingus Union High   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,448 $8,323
Mingus Union High   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Vacte - Camp Verde Unified School District (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Vacte - Sedona-oak Creek Joint Unified School District (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Verde Valley Montessori School - A Center For Crea (1.2 miles away)
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  • Recommended March 16, 2012 - i want to be a chearleader for mingus union high school but i dont know how and what i have to do to become one and im ganna be a freshman and its my wish and im moving back to arizona in june and i dont know when you gyes do registration to become a chearleader can anyone give me any information about being a chearleader for mingus please - Posted by Student/Alumni

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