Santa Rita High School

Santa Rita High School serves 948 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Santa Rita High 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 948 students has declined by 26% over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 948 students
Santa Rita High School Total Students (1989-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Santa Rita High School Total Teachers (1989-2013)
Students by Grade Santa Rita High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 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 22:1 18:1
Santa Rita High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2013)
American Indian
1%
5%
Santa Rita High School American Indian Students (1989-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Santa Rita High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
38%
43%
Santa Rita High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
10%
5%
Santa Rita High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
45%
42%
Santa Rita High School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
5%
2%
Santa Rita High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Santa Rita High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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
Santa Rita High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
43%
37%
Santa Rita High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2013)
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.
4%
10%
Santa Rita High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 51,568 students has decreased by 13% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,787 is less than the state average of $9,374. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,491 is higher than the state average of $8,323. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Tucson Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
104
1
Number of Students Managed 51,568 299
Tucson Unified  School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 69% 74%
Tucson Unified  School District Graduation Rate (1993-2009)
District Total Revenue $504 MM $2 MM
Tucson Unified  School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $545 MM $2 MM
Tucson Unified  School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,787 $9,374
Tucson Unified  School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,491 $8,323
Tucson Unified  School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Pima County Jted At Santa Rita High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Carson Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nan Lyons Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • TucsonPima County Jted At Santa Rita High School
    Vocational School
    3951 South Pantano
    TucsonAZ 85730
    (520)352-5833
    Vocational School

    0.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 6 students                      
  • TucsonNan Lyons Elementary School
    7555 East Dogwood
    TucsonAZ 85730
    (520)225-6060
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 276 students                      
  • TucsonCarson Middle School
    7777 East Stella Rd
    TucsonAZ 85730
    (520)225-6060
    0.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 443 students                      
  • TucsonFord Elementary School
    8001 East Stella Rd
    TucsonAZ 85730
    (520)225-6060
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 377 students                      
  • TucsonAztec Middle College - East
    8181 East Irvington Bldg E5
    TucsonAZ 85719
    (520)225-6060
    0.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      

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