Ironwood Ridge High School

Ironwood Ridge High School serves 1,934 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Ironwood Ridge High School operates within the Amphitheater Unified School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is higher than the AZ state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 1934 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,934 students
Ironwood Ridge High School Total Students (2002-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 83 teachers
Students by Grade Ironwood Ridge High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 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 23:1 18:1
Asian
3%
3%
Hispanic
19%
43%
Black
2%
5%
White
72%
42%
All Ethnic Groups Ironwood Ridge High School Sch Ethnicity Ironwood Ridge 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.
0.45 0.42
Ironwood Ridge High School Diversity Score (2002-2013)
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.
5%
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.
1%
11%
Ironwood Ridge High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 15,585 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Amphitheater Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
1
Number of Students Managed 15,585 257
Amphitheater Unified  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 76% 74%
Amphitheater Unified  School District Graduation Rate (1995-2009)
District Total Revenue $155 MM $2 MM
Amphitheater Unified  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $164 MM $2 MM
Amphitheater Unified  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,723 $9,374
Amphitheater Unified  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,308 $8,323
Amphitheater 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 Pima County Jted Nw Campus High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tortolita Middle School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Richard B Wilson Junior School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • TucsonPima County Jted Nw Campus High School
    Vocational School
    Linda Vista And Thornydale
    TucsonAZ 85742
    (520)745-4588
    Vocational School

    0 mi | 1 students | Gr. 11-12                      
  • TucsonRichard B Wilson Junior School
    2330 West Glover Rd
    TucsonAZ 85742
    (520)696-5000
    0.5 mi | 1115 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • TucsonCopper Creek Elementary School
    11620 North Copper Spring Trai
    TucsonAZ 85737
    (520)696-5000
    2.1 mi | 627 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • TucsonIronwood Elementary School
    3300 West Freer Dr
    TucsonAZ 85742
    (520)579-5150
    2.4 mi | 756 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • TucsonMountain View High School
    3901 West Linda Vista Blvd
    TucsonAZ 85742
    (520)682-4749
    2.6 mi | 1858 students | Gr. 9-12                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended March 02, 2011 - Great school with caring people. Teachers are rigorous, but understanding. Smartboards and technology in many classes. The school has a clubs galore; students can definitely get involved as a Night Hawk! - Posted by Teacher

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Tucson, 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 0.43, which is higher than the Arizona average of 0.36. The most diverse school in Tucson is John E Wright Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arizona or national school diversity statistics.