Cortez High School

Cortez High School serves 1,181 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Cortez High School operates within the Glendale Union High School District.

Overview

The student population of 1181 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,181 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 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 20:1 18:1
American Indian
4%
5%
Asian
6%
3%
Hispanic
51%
43%
Black
10%
5%
White
28%
42%
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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.
71%
37%
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.
8%
10%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,994 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,116 is less than the state average of $9,374. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,009 is higher than the state average of $8,323. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Glendale Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
1
Number of Students Managed 14,994 299
Graduation Rate n/a% 74%
District Total Revenue $136 MM $2 MM
District Spending $135 MM $2 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,116 $9,374
District Spending / Student $9,009 $8,323
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 - Cortez High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Imagine Cortez Park Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alta Vista Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PhoenixWest-mec - Cortez High School
    Vocational School
    8828 North 31st Ave
    PhoenixAZ 85051
    (623)915-8200
    Vocational School

    0 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • PhoenixAlta Vista Elementary School
    8710 North 31st Ave
    PhoenixAZ 85051
    (602)347-2600
    0.1 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 580 students                      
  • PhoenixE-institute At Metro High School
    Charter School
    9201 North 29th Ave
    PhoenixAZ 85051
    (602)439-5026
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 127 students                      
  • PhoenixImagine Cortez Park Elementary School
    Charter School
    3535 West Dunlap
    PhoenixAZ 85051
    (602)589-9840
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 621 students                      
  • PhoenixImagine Cortez Park Middle School
    Charter School
    3535 West Dunlap Ave
    PhoenixAZ 85051
    (602)589-9840
    Charter School

    0.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 220 students                      

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