Arcadia High School

  • Arcadia High School serves 1,741 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (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 37% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Arcadia 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 top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Arcadia High School's student population of 1,741 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 74 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,741 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Arcadia 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 24:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Arcadia High School is 0.58, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arcadia High School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio24:120:1
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American Indian
2%
5%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
35%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Arcadia High School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
5%
5%
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White
55%
39%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Arcadia High School and the percentage of students of two or more races in Arizona by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Arcadia High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.580.42
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Graduation Rate
87%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Arcadia High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
11%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arcadia High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameScottsdale Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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