Glendale Union High School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 14,992 students in Glendale Union High School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Arizona.
Public Schools in Glendale Union High School District have an average math proficiency score of 62% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Glendale Union High School District are Glendale Union Online, Thunderbird High School and Greenway High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Glendale Union High School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Glendale Union High School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Arizona for:

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Glendale Union High School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
09 - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AZ)
# Schools
11 Schools
2,350 Schools
# Students
14,992 Students
1,105,218 Students
# Teachers
730 Teachers
47,587 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Glendale Union High School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 620 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 88% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#169 out of 640 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Glendale Union High   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Glendale Union High   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Glendale Union High   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
78%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Glendale Union High   School District and public school graduation rate of AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.59
0.65
# American Indian Students
370 Students
61,491 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
6%
# Asian Students
483 Students
31,838 Students
% Asian Students
3%
3%
# Hispanic Students
8,593 Students
497,757 Students
% Hispanic Students
58%
45%
# Black Students
1,240 Students
58,207 Students
% Black Students
8%
5%
# White Students
4,091 Students
417,623 Students
% White Students
27%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
34 Students
3,983 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
181 Students
33,882 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
12,624
# Students in K Grade:
-
79,836
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
80,587
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
81,293
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
84,898
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
87,786
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
88,387
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
87,202
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
86,107
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
85,623
# Students in 9th Grade:
4,270
85,693
# Students in 10th Grade:
4,012
83,671
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,503
77,920
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,207
83,263
# Ungraded Students:
-
328

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,721 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,358. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,975 is less than the state median of $10,827. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue
$161 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Glendale Union High   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$150 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total spending of Glendale Union High   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,721
$11,358
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Glendale Union High   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$9,975
$10,827
This chart display average spending per public school student in Glendale Union High   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Glendale Union High School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Glendale Union Online
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4530 W Northern Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 435-7300
Grades: 9-12
| 43 students
Rank: #22.
Thunderbird High School
Math: 76% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1750 W. Thunderbird
Phoenix, AZ 85023
(623) 915-8900
Grades: 9-12
| 1,488 students
Rank: #33.
Greenway High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3930 W. Greenway Road
Phoenix, AZ 85053
(623) 915-8560
Grades: 9-12
| 1,393 students
Rank: #44.
Sunnyslope High School
Math: 69% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
35 W. Dunlap Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(623) 315-8760
Grades: 9-12
| 2,066 students
Rank: #55.
Moon Valley High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
3625 W Cactus Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85029
(623) 915-8000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,430 students
Rank: #66.
Apollo High School
Math: 65% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8045 N. 47th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 915-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,960 students
Rank: #77.
Independence High School
Math: 55% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6602 N. 75th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85303
(623) 435-6100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,959 students
Rank: #88.
Washington High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2217 W. Glendale Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(623) 915-8400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,638 students
Rank: #99.
Cortez High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8828 N. 31st Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85051
(623) 915-8200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,119 students
Rank: #1010.
Glendale High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6216 W. Glendale Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85301
(623) 435-6200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,773 students
Rank: #1111.
Glendale Union High School District Online Learning Academy
Alternative School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4530 W. Northern Ave., Suite 2
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 435-7300
Grades: 9-12
| 123 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 09 - 12
  • Students: 14,992 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Top 50% in AZ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59

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