Amphitheater High School

125 W Yavapai Road
Tucson, AZ 85705
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Amphitheater High School serves 1,206 students in grades 9-12.
Amphitheater 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Amphitheater High School's student population of 1,206 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,206 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

Amphitheater High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Amphitheater High School is 0.59, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1674 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
4%
6%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
61%
45%
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Black
11%
5%
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White
18%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.590.65
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Graduation Rate
70%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmphitheater Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Amphitheater High School is Desert Rose Academy Charter School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Amphitheater Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is L M Prince School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tucson Desert Rose Academy Charter School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 172 students
    0.3 miles
    326 W. Fort Lowell Rd.
    Tucson, AZ 85741
    (520) 696-0819
    0.3 9-12 172
  • Tucson L M Prince School Math: 16% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 625 students
    0.3 miles
    125 E. Prince Road
    Tucson, AZ 85705
    (520) 696-5000
    0.3 PK-5 625
  • Tucson Amphitheater Middle School Math: 16% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 768 students
    0.4 miles
    315 East Prince Road
    Tucson, AZ 85705
    (520) 696-6230
    0.4 6-8 768
  • Tucson Tucson Collegiate Prep Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 40 students
    0.4 miles
    40 W. Fort Lowell
    Tucson, AZ 85705
    (520) 870-1670
    0.4 6-8 40
  • Tucson Rillito Center Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 76 students
    0.6 miles
    266 E Pastime Road
    Tucson, AZ 85705
    (520) 696-5000
    0.6 PK-12 76

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