Raymond S. Kellis High School

Raymond S. Kellis High School serves 1,801 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Raymond S. Kellis High School operates within the Peoria Unified School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is higher than the AZ state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 1801 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,801 students
Raymond S. Kellis High School Total Students (2005-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 99 teachers
Students by Grade Raymond S. Kellis High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 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 18:1 18:1
American Indian
1%
5%
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
46%
43%
Black
6%
5%
White
38%
42%
All Ethnic Groups Raymond S. Kellis High School Sch Ethnicity Raymond S. Kellis 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.
0.64 0.42
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.
36%
36%
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.
9%
11%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 36,513 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Peoria Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
1
Number of Students Managed 36,513 257
Graduation Rate 81% 74%
Peoria Unified   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $295 MM $2 MM
Peoria Unified   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $339 MM $2 MM
Peoria Unified   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,727 $9,374
Peoria Unified   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,894 $8,323
Peoria Unified   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is West-mec - Raymond S. Kellis High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is C. Doby Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stellar Prep (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • GlendaleWest-mec - Raymond S. Kellis High School
    Vocational School
    8990 West Orangewood
    GlendaleAZ 85308
    (623)873-1860
    Vocational School

    0.2 mi | n/a students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • GlendaleOasis High School
    Charter School
    8632 West Northern Ave
    GlendaleAZ 85345
    (623)776-2069
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | 34 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • GlendaleC. Doby Middle School
    Charter School
    8632 West Northern Ave
    GlendaleAZ 85345
    (623)776-2069
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | 39 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • GlendaleStellar Prep
    Charter School
    8632 West Northern Ave
    GlendaleAZ 85345
    (623)776-2069
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | 60 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • PeoriaCotton Boll School
    8540 West Butler Dr
    PeoriaAZ 85345
    (623)412-4700
    1.1 mi | 905 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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Glendale, AZ public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.45, which is higher than the Arizona average of 0.36. The most diverse school in Glendale is Heritage Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arizona or national school diversity statistics.