Cholla High Magnet School

Cholla High Magnet School serves 1,613 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Cholla High Magnet School operates within the Tucson Unified School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the AZ state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 1613 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 97 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,613 students
Cholla High Magnet School Total Students (1989-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 97 teachers
Cholla High Magnet School Total Classroom Teachers (1989-2012)
Students by Grade Cholla High Magnet School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.85. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 18:1
Cholla High Magnet School Student : Teacher Ratio (1989-2012)
American Indian
6%
5%
Cholla High Magnet School American Indian (1989-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
Cholla High Magnet School Asian (1989-2010)
Hispanic
77%
43%
Cholla High Magnet School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
3%
5%
Cholla High Magnet School Black (1989-2012)
White
10%
42%
Cholla High Magnet School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Cholla High Magnet School Sch Ethnicity Cholla High Magnet 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.
0.39 0.85
Cholla High Magnet School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
59%
36%
Cholla High Magnet School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2012)
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.
3%
11%
Cholla High Magnet School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 51,740 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Tucson Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
104
1
Number of Students Managed 51,740 257
Tucson Unified  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 69% 74%
Tucson Unified  School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $504 MM $2 MM
Tucson Unified  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $545 MM $2 MM
Tucson Unified  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,787 $9,374
Tucson Unified  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,491 $8,323
Tucson 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 Cape School-jail High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Tucson International Academy (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tolson Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Tucson Tolson Elementary School
    1000 South Greasewood
    Tucson , AZ , 85745
    (520)225-6060
    0.7  mi  |  389  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tucson Henry Hank Oyama Elementary School
    2700 South La Cholla Blvd
    Tucson , AZ , 85713
    (520)225-6060
    1.1  mi  |  470  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Tucson Cape School-jail High School
    1270 West Silverlake Rd
    Tucson , AZ , 85713
    (520)740-4704
    1.2  mi  |  50  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Tucson Tucson International Academy
    Charter School
    2700 West Broadway Blvd
    Tucson , AZ , 85745
    (520)792-3255
    Charter School
    1.3  mi  |  153  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Tucson Tia West
    Charter School
    2700 West Broadway Blvd
    Tucson , AZ , 85745
    (520)792-3255
    Charter School
    1.3  mi  |  141  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

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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 0.59, 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.