Maricopa High School

Maricopa High School serves 75 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Maricopa High School operates within the Maricopa Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 75 students has declined by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 75 students
Maricopa High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Maricopa High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Maricopa High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 1.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 22:1
Maricopa High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Maricopa High School American Indian (1994-2012)
Asian
1%
11%
Maricopa High School Asian (1992-2012)
Hispanic
30%
52%
Maricopa High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
7%
Maricopa High School Black (1994-2008)
White
66%
26%
Maricopa High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Maricopa High School Sch Ethnicity Maricopa 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.
0.48 1.15
Maricopa 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.
n/a
10%
Maricopa High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2011)
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.
n/a
n/a
Maricopa High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 858 students has grown by 16% over five years.
School District Name Maricopa Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
4
Number of Students Managed 858 1,595
Maricopa Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Maricopa Unified School District Graduation Rate (2004-2008)
District Total Revenue $5 MM n/a
Maricopa Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $5 MM n/a
Maricopa Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,033 $0
Maricopa Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,194 $0
Maricopa Unified School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Maricopa Community Day (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Maricopa Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Maricopa Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Maricopa Maricopa Elementary School
    955 Stanislaus St
    Maricopa , CA , 93252
    (661)769-8231
    0  mi  |  119  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Maricopa Maricopa Middle School
    955 Stanislaus St
    Maricopa , CA , 93252
    (661)769-8231
    0  mi  |  64  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Maricopa Maricopa Community Day
    Alternative School
    955 Stanislaus St
    Maricopa , CA , 93252
    (661)769-8231
    Alternative School
    0  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Taft Conley Elementary School
    623 Rose Ave
    Taft , CA , 93268
    (661)765-4117
    6.1  mi  |  232  students  |  Gr.  KG-3
  • Taft Taft Community Day
    Alternative School
    623 Rose Ave
    Taft , CA , 93268
    (661)763-1521
    Alternative School
    6.1  mi  |  8  students  |  Gr.  5-8

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 28, 2012 - I live in jacksonville fl now . I graduated from maricopa in1972. School is still the same size. I wish you could see the yearbooks online - Posted by Student/Alumni

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