Alta Vista High School

5040 S Campbell Ave
Tucson, AZ 85706
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Alta Vista High School serves 464 students in grades 9-12.
Alta Vista 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 464 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50% in AZ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Alta Vista High School's student population of 464 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
464 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
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School Rankings

Alta Vista High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Alta Vista High School is 0.10, 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
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1812 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
95%
47%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
3%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
76%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
97%
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 Alta Vista High School's ranking?
Alta Vista High School is ranked #1812 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Alta Vista High School?
The graduation rate of Alta Vista High School is 75-79%, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 76%.
How many students attend Alta Vista High School?
464 students attend Alta Vista High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Alta Vista High School students are Hispanic, 3% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What grades does Alta Vista High School offer ?
Alta Vista High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Alta Vista High School part of?

School Reviews

2   4/15/2016
Alta Vista's teachers are truly this year 2016 above the bar. They care about the students, however the administration has a lot to be delivered. They seem to only care about the numbers. It is a good school for Hispanic children, not so much for other races. They tend to show preference towards one race over another. What is good for one student should be good for the rest. If they had a better administration it could be a better school.
- Posted by Parent - naked
5   1/18/2010
Alta Vista High School has a very hig quality of education. Teachers challenge their students to exercise their minds. They hold us to higher expectations in the grading scale. They also prepare students very well for their future college experience. Many students have exceeded the AIMS. The school is very high in technology. Alta Vista offers extracurricular activities such as sports and clubs. Since its a smaller school we have less extracurricular activities than other schools. Students are always awarded for their academic and athletic awards. The school doesn't have a football field or cafeteria, but its a great school. Everyone communicates with each other. In a small environment people know most people and we have a great community. There are no descriminations or racial problems. Parents are involved and they support their students when its necessary.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - adri1

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 464 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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