Tempe Union High School District (4287)

500 W Guadalupe Rd
Tempe, AZ 85283-3599
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Tempe Union High School District (4287) ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Arizona for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 12,997 students in Tempe Union High School District (4287). This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Arizona.
Public Schools in Tempe Union High School District (4287) have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Arizona public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 39% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AZ)
# Schools
8 Schools
2,474 Schools
# Students
12,997 Students
1,138,681 Students
# Teachers
605 Teachers
50,915 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Tempe Union High School District (4287), which is ranked within the top 50% of all 602 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 88% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#262 out of 610 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Tempe Union High School District (4287), with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tempe Union High School District (4287) and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tempe Union High School District (4287) 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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85%
76%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Tempe Union High School District (4287) and public school graduation rate of AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.71
0.65
# American Indian Students
557 Students
55,502 Students
% American Indian Students
4%
5%
# Asian Students
535 Students
34,069 Students
% Asian Students
4%
3%
# Hispanic Students
5,212 Students
531,904 Students
% Hispanic Students
40%
47%
# Black Students
1,532 Students
63,785 Students
% Black Students
12%
6%
# White Students
4,397 Students
404,765 Students
% White Students
34%
35%
# Hawaiian Students
113 Students
4,238 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
651 Students
44,324 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
16,629
# Students in K Grade:
-
80,037
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
79,753
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
82,851
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
82,816
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
82,687
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
83,739
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
84,560
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
88,467
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
92,012
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,316
94,964
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,291
90,488
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,224
86,306
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,166
92,939
# Ungraded Students:
-
433

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,279 is higher than the state median of $11,274. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,719 is less than the state median of $11,177. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue
$147 MM
$12,837 MM
This chart display total revenue of Tempe Union High School District (4287) and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$139 MM
$12,727 MM
This chart display total spending of Tempe Union High School District (4287) and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,279
$11,274
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Tempe Union High School District (4287) and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,719
$11,177
This chart display average spending per public school student in Tempe Union High School District (4287) and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Tempe Union High School District (4287) Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Desert Vista High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
16440 S 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85048
(480) 706-7900
Grades: 9-12
| 3,032 students
Rank: #22.
Corona Del Sol High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1001 E Knox Rd
Tempe, AZ 85284
(480) 752-8888
Grades: 9-12
| 2,806 students
Rank: #33.
Tapbi
Math: 30% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
500 W Guadalupe Rd
Tempe, AZ 85283
(480) 839-0292
Grades: 9-12
| 311 students
Rank: #44.
Mcclintock High School
Math: 22% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1830 E Del Rio Dr
Tempe, AZ 85282
(480) 839-4222
Grades: 9-12
| 1,843 students
Rank: #55.
Marcos De Niza High School
Math: 21% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6000 S Lakeshore Dr
Tempe, AZ 85283
(480) 838-3200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,496 students
Rank: #66.
Mountain Pointe High School
Math: 22% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4201 E Knox Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85044
(480) 759-8449
Grades: 9-12
| 1,948 students
Rank: #77.
Compadre High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
500 W Guadalupe Rd
Tempe, AZ 85283
(480) 752-3560
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: #88.
Tempe High School
Math: 13% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1730 S Mill Ave
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 967-1661
Grades: 9-12
| 1,561 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Tempe Union High School District (4287)?
Tempe Union High School District (4287) manages 8 public schools serving 12,997 students.
What is the rank of Tempe Union High School District (4287)?
Tempe Union High School District (4287) is ranked #264 out of 602 school districts in Arizona (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Arizona school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Tempe Union High School District (4287)?
40% of Tempe Union High School District (4287) students are Hispanic, 34% of students are White, 12% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are American Indian, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Tempe Union High School District (4287)?
Tempe Union High School District (4287) has a student/teacher ratio of 21:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 18:1.
What is Tempe Union High School District (4287)'s spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $10,719 is less than the state median of $11,177. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: 09-12
  • Enrollment: 12,997 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Top 50% in AZ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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