Tolleson Union High School

Tolleson Union High School serves 1,692 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Tolleson Union High School operates within the Tolleson Union High School District.

Overview

The student population of 1692 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,692 students
Tolleson Union High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 83 teachers
Tolleson Union High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Tolleson Union High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less 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
Tolleson Union High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
2%
5%
Tolleson Union High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
2%
3%
Tolleson Union High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
76%
43%
Tolleson Union High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
11%
5%
Tolleson Union High School Black (1988-2012)
White
6%
42%
Tolleson Union High School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.41 0.42
Tolleson Union 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.
21%
36%
Tolleson Union High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2012)
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.
41%
11%
Tolleson Union High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,753 students has grown by 8% over five years.
School District Name Tolleson Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
1
Number of Students Managed 9,753 257
Tolleson Union High   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a 74%
Tolleson Union High   School District Graduation Rate (1995-2005)
District Total Revenue $84 MM $2 MM
Tolleson Union High   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $91 MM $2 MM
Tolleson Union High   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,305 $9,374
Tolleson Union High   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,020 $8,323
Tolleson Union High   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 University High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Raul H. Castro Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Tolleson University High School
    9419 West Van Buren St
    Tolleson , AZ 85353
    (623)478-4380
    0  mi  |  436  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Tolleson Sierra Linda High School
    9801 West Van Buren St
    Tolleson , AZ 85353
    (623)478-4000
    0.3  mi  |  1554  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Tolleson Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary School
    9401 West Garfield St
    Tolleson , AZ 85353
    (623)936-9740
    0.4  mi  |  872  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Tolleson Arizona Desert Elementary School
    8803 West Van Buren St
    Tolleson , AZ 85353
    (623)936-9740
    0.8  mi  |  395  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Phoenix Desert Oasis Elementary School
    8802 West Mcdowell
    Phoenix , AZ 85037
    (623)533-3901
    1.3  mi  |  718  students  |  Gr.  KG-8

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Did You Know?
Tolleson, 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 0.37, which is higher than the Arizona average of 0.36. The most diverse school in Tolleson is University High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arizona or national school diversity statistics.