Ironwood High School

Ironwood High School serves 1,980 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Ironwood 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 1980 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 111 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,980 students
Ironwood High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 111 teachers
Ironwood High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Ironwood High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 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 18:1 18:1
Ironwood High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
5%
Ironwood High School American Indian (1990-2012)
Asian
5%
3%
Ironwood High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
27%
43%
Ironwood High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
5%
5%
Ironwood High School Black (1988-2012)
White
56%
42%
Ironwood High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ironwood High School Sch Ethnicity Ironwood 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.
0.61 0.64
Ironwood 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.
28%
36%
Ironwood High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2012)
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.
5%
11%
Ironwood High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 36,513 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 81% over five years.
School District Name Peoria Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
1
Number of Students Managed 36,513 285
Peoria Unified   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
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 $7,736 $9,374
Peoria Unified   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,904 $8,323
Peoria Unified   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 West-mec - Ironwood High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Peoria Ecampus (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sunburst School (1.8 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Glendale West-mec - Ironwood High School
    Vocational School
    6051 West Sweetwater
    Glendale , AZ , 85304
    (623)873-1860
    Vocational School
    0  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Glendale Marshall Ranch Elementary School
    12995 North Marshall Ranch Dr
    Glendale , AZ , 85304
    (623)486-6450
    0.1  mi  |  769  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Glendale Desert Valley Elementary School
    12901 North 63rd Ave
    Glendale , AZ , 85304
    (623)486-6000
    0.4  mi  |  570  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Glendale Desert Palms Elementary School
    11441 North 55th Ave
    Glendale , AZ , 85304
    (623)486-6000
    1.1  mi  |  607  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Glendale Kachina Elementary School
    5304 West Crocus
    Glendale , AZ , 85306
    (623)412-4500
    1.1  mi  |  432  students  |  Gr.  KG-8

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
10 Money-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping
10 Money-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping
One of the most stressful parts of back-to-school season is making sure your children get everything they need, without breaking the bank. Here are 10 expert back-to-school shopping tips to get what you need on a budget.
Knowledge is Power Program: A Strong Model for Public Schools
As many traditional public schools struggle to close the achievement gap, Knowledge is Power Program schools seem to have the right formula for helping poverty-stricken and minority students achieve success. In this article, we examine how KIPP schools are making their students’ futures much brighter.
Urban Public Schools Come to the Rescue of Black Boys
Public schools across the nation are implementing programs that help keep young black men in school and off the streets. Boosting graduation rates, reducing gang involvement and violence, and providing positive male role models are just a few of the common elements of these programs. Yet, the achievement gap between black boys and other peer groups remains extremely wide.