Agua Fria High School

530 E Riley Dr
Avondale, AZ 85323
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 1,608 students in grades 9-12, Agua Fria High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,608 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • : 92% (Top 20% in AZ)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Agua Fria High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

Agua Fria High School's student population of 1,608 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 93 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,608 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
93 teachers
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School Rankings

Agua Fria High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Agua Fria High School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AZ)
#1192 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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15%
32%
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26%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
70%
47%
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Black
12%
6%
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White
13%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.48
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92%
76%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
10%
9%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Agua Fria High School's ranking?
Agua Fria High School is ranked #1192 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Agua Fria High School often compared to?
Agua Fria High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Millennium High School, Estrella Foothills High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 26% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Agua Fria High School?
The graduation rate of Agua Fria High School is 92%, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 76%.
How many students attend Agua Fria High School?
1,608 students attend Agua Fria High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Agua Fria High School students are Hispanic, 13% of students are White, 12% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Agua Fria High School?
Agua Fria High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Agua Fria High School offer ?
Agua Fria High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Agua Fria High School part of?
Agua Fria High School is part of Agua Fria Union High School District (4289).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,608 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • : 92% (Top 20%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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