Raymond S. Kellis High School

Raymond S. Kellis High School serves 1,873 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% 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 1873 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,873 students
Raymond S. Kellis High School Total Students (2005-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Raymond S. Kellis High School Total Teachers (2005-2013)
Students by Grade Raymond S. Kellis High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 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 24:1 18:1
Raymond S. Kellis High School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2013)
American Indian
1%
5%
Raymond S. Kellis High School American Indian Students (2005-2013)
Asian
3%
3%
Raymond S. Kellis High School Asian Students (2005-2013)
Hispanic
46%
43%
Raymond S. Kellis High School Black Students (2005-2013)
Black
8%
5%
Raymond S. Kellis High School Black Students (2005-2013)
White
40%
42%
Raymond S. Kellis High School White Students (2005-2013)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Raymond S. Kellis High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Raymond S. Kellis 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.
0.63 0.42
Raymond S. Kellis High School Diversity Score (2005-2013)
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.
39%
37%
Raymond S. Kellis High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2013)
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%
10%
Raymond S. Kellis High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 36,631 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 100% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,727 is less than the state average of $9,374. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,894 is higher than the state average of $8,323. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Peoria Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
1
Number of Students Managed 36,631 299
Peoria Unified   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 81% 74%
Peoria Unified   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $295 MM $2 MM
Peoria Unified   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $339 MM $2 MM
Peoria Unified   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,727 $9,374
Peoria Unified   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,894 $8,323
Peoria Unified   School District 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 Challenger Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is C. Doby Middle School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GlendaleWest-mec - Raymond S. Kellis High School
    Vocational School
    8990 West Orangewood
    GlendaleAZ 85308
    (623)873-1860
    Vocational School

    0.2 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 1 students                      
  • PeoriaC. Doby Middle School
    Charter School
    8632 West Northern Ave
    PeoriaAZ 85345
    (623)776-2069
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 143 students                      
  • PeoriaOasis High School
    Charter School
    8632 West Northern Ave
    PeoriaAZ 85345
    (623)776-2069
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 66 students                      
  • PeoriaStellar Prep
    Charter School
    8632 West Northern Ave
    PeoriaAZ 85345
    (623)776-2069
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-4 | n/a students                      
  • PeoriaCotton Boll School
    8540 West Butler Dr
    PeoriaAZ 85345
    (623)412-4700
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 918 students                      

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