Cholla High Magnet School

Cholla High Magnet School serves 1,571 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to 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 1571 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,571 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 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 18:1 18:1
American Indian
6%
5%
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
79%
43%
Black
3%
5%
White
10%
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.
0.36 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.
64%
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.
6%
10%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 51,568 students has decreased by 10% 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 51,568 299
Graduation Rate 69% 74%
District Total Revenue $504 MM $2 MM
District Spending $545 MM $2 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,787 $9,374
District Spending / Student $9,491 $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 Cape School-jail High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tia West (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
  • TucsonTolson Elementary School
    1000 South Greasewood
    TucsonAZ 85745
    (520)225-6060
    0.7 mi | 371 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • TucsonHenry Hank Oyama Elementary School
    2700 South La Cholla Blvd
    TucsonAZ 85713
    (520)225-6060
    1.1 mi | 420 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • TucsonCape School-jail High School
    1270 West Silverlake Rd
    TucsonAZ 85713
    (520)740-4704
    1.2 mi | 29 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • TucsonTia West
    Charter School
    2700 West Broadway Blvd
    TucsonAZ 85745
    (520)792-3255
    Charter School

    1.3 mi | 145 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • TucsonTucson International Academy
    Charter School
    2700 West Broadway Blvd
    TucsonAZ 85745
    (520)792-3255
    Charter School

    1.3 mi | 111 students | Gr. KG-12                      

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