Apollo High School

8045 N. 47th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85302
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Apollo High School serves 1,960 students in grades 9-12.
Apollo High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Apollo High School's student population of 1,960 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,960 students
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Total Classroom Teachers89 teachers
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School Comparison

Apollo High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Apollo High School is 0.51, 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
#460 out of 2111 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:119:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
67%
45%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
19%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.510.65
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Graduation Rate
93%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGlendale Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Apollo High School is West-mec - Apollo High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Horizon School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Glendale West-mec - Apollo High School Vocational School
    Math: 70% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12
    0.0 miles
    8045 N. 47th Ave.
    Glendale, AZ 85302
    (623) 435-6300
    0 9-12 n/a
  • Glendale Glendale Union Online Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 43 students
    0.2 miles
    4530 W Northern Ave
    Glendale, AZ 85302
    (623) 435-7300
    0.2 9-12 43
  • Glendale Horizon School Math: 40% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 838 students
    0.6 miles
    8520 N. 47th Ave
    Glendale, AZ 85302
    (623) 237-4010
    0.6 K-8 838
  • Glendale Ombudsman - Charter Metro Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 267 students
    0.6 miles
    7910 N. 43rd Avenue
    Glendale, AZ 85301
    (602) 840-2997
    0.6 9-12 267
  • Glendale Ethos Academy- A Challenge Foundation Academy Charter School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 296 students
    0.9 miles
    8840 North 43rd Avenue
    Glendale, AZ 85302
    (623) 249-3211
    0.9 K-8 296

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