Phoenix Union High School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 27,148 students in Phoenix Union High School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
Public Schools in Phoenix Union High School District have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Arizona public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Phoenix Union High School District are Phoenix Union Bioscience High School, Franklin Police And Fire High School and Phoenix Coding Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Phoenix Union High School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Phoenix 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
17 Schools
2,386 Schools
# Students
27,148 Students
1,115,938 Students
# Teachers
1,527 Teachers
47,795 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Phoenix Union High School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 629 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 80% has increased from 76% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#378 out of 640 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Phoenix Union High   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Phoenix 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)
33%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Phoenix 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
80%
78%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Phoenix 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
0.33
0.65
# American Indian Students
621 Students
62,104 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
6%
# Asian Students
456 Students
31,981 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
22,153 Students
502,441 Students
% Hispanic Students
82%
45%
# Black Students
2,268 Students
59,274 Students
% Black Students
8%
5%
# White Students
1,203 Students
421,603 Students
% White Students
4%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
36 Students
4,015 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
411 Students
34,400 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
12,776
# Students in K Grade:
-
80,716
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
81,307
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
82,040
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
85,680
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
88,781
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
89,439
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
88,197
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
87,198
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
86,871
# Students in 9th Grade:
7,392
86,154
# Students in 10th Grade:
7,048
84,118
# Students in 11th Grade:
6,468
78,379
# Students in 12th Grade:
6,240
83,953
# Ungraded Students:
-
329

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,588 is higher than the state median of $10,299. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,143 is higher than the state median of $9,842. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue
$342 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Phoenix Union High   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$330 MM
$3 MM
This chart display total spending of Phoenix Union High   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,588
$10,299
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Phoenix 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,143
$9,842
This chart display average spending per public school student in Phoenix 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 2016-17 school year data.

Best Phoenix Union High School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Phoenix Union Bioscience High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
512 East Pierce Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(602) 764-5600
Grades: 9-12
| 345 students
Rank: #22.
Franklin Police And Fire High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1645 West Mcdowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 764-0200
Grades: 9-12
| 319 students
Rank: #33.
Phoenix Coding Academy
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4445 N. Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85012
(602) 764-1100
Grades: 9-12
| 179 students
Rank: #44.
Metro Technical High School
Vocational School
Math: 58% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1900 W. Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85015
(602) 764-1100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,775 students
Rank: #55.
North High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1101 East Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85014
(602) 764-6500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,675 students
Rank: #66.
Betty Fairfax High School
Math: 33% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
8225 S. 59th Avenue
Laveen, AZ 85339
(602) 764-1100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,717 students
Rank: #77.
Central High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
4525 N. Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85012
(602) 764-1100
Grades: 9-12
| 2,045 students
Rank: #88.
Alhambra High School
Math: 33% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3839 West Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85019
(602) 764-6022
Grades: 9-12
| 2,687 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Carl Hayden High School
Math: 36% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3333 W. Roosevelt
Phoenix, AZ 85009
(602) 764-1100
Grades: 9-12
| 2,236 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Cesar Chavez High School
Math: 36% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3921 West Baseline Road
Laveen, AZ 85339
(602) 764-1100
Grades: 9-12
| 2,462 students
Rank: #1111.
Trevor Browne High School
Math: 33% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
7402 W. Catalina
Phoenix, AZ 85033
(602) 764-1100
Grades: 9-12
| 3,070 students
Rank: #1212.
Maryvale High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3415 N. 59th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85033
(602) 764-1100
Grades: 9-12
| 2,856 students
Rank: #1313.
South Mountain High School
Math: 25% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5401 S 7th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 764-1100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,977 students
Rank: #1414.
Camelback High School
Math: 28% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
4612 N. 28th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85016
(602) 764-1100
Grades: 9-12
| 2,208 students
Rank: #1515.
Linda Abril Educational Academy
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3000 N. 19th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85015
(602) 764-0050
Grades: 11-12
| 316 students
Rank: #1616.
Bostrom Alternative Center
Alternative School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3535 N. 27th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85017
(602) 764-1100
Grades: 9-12
| 213 students
3005 E. Fillmore St
Phoenix, AZ 85008
(602) 764-1100
Grades: 9-12
| 68 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 09 - 12
  • Students: 27,148 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80% (Btm 50% in AZ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.33

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