Alhambra High School

  • Alhambra High School serves 2,775 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 9% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 17% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Alhambra 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 19:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Alhambra High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • Alhambra High School's student population of 2,775 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 146 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,775 students
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Total Classroom Teachers146 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Alhambra 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 19:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Alhambra High School is 0.37, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#1712 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:120:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
79%
45%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
6%
39%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.370.65
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Graduation Rate
77%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
11%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhoenix Union High School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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