Ajo High School

  • Ajo High School serves 118 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21-39% (which is approximately equal to the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Ajo High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • Ajo High School's student population of 118 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 41% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students118 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ajo High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,842 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ajo High School is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank
36%
19%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:120:1
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American Indian
14%
5%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
69%
45%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
13%
39%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.490.42
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Graduation Rate≥80%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
11%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAjo Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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