Barry Goldwater High School

2820 W Rose Garden Ln
Phoenix, AZ 85027
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
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Top 50%
Serving 1,624 students in grades 7-12, Barry Goldwater High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 35%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 1,624 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • : 87% (Top 50% in AZ)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 39% (Top 50%)
  • : 38% (Top 50%)
  • : 29% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Barry Goldwater High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Barry Goldwater High School's student population of 1,624 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
1,624 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
82 teachers
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School Rankings

Barry Goldwater High School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,956 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Barry Goldwater High School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AZ)
#794 out of 1956 schools
(Top 50%)
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39%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Barry Goldwater High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
38%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Barry Goldwater High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
29%
24%
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
3%
5%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
40%
47%
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Black
8%
6%
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White
41%
35%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.67
This chart display the diversity score of Barry Goldwater High School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
87%
77%
This chart display graduation rate of Barry Goldwater High School and public school graduation rate of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Barry Goldwater High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
10%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Barry Goldwater High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Barry Goldwater High School's ranking?
Barry Goldwater High School is ranked #794 out of 1,956 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Barry Goldwater High School often compared to?
Barry Goldwater High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Sandra Day O'connor High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 35% AZ state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Barry Goldwater High School?
The graduation rate of Barry Goldwater High School is 87%, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 77%.
How many students attend Barry Goldwater High School?
1,624 students attend Barry Goldwater High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
41% of Barry Goldwater High School students are White, 40% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, 3% of students are American Indian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Barry Goldwater High School?
Barry Goldwater High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Barry Goldwater High School offer ?
Barry Goldwater High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Barry Goldwater High School part of?
Barry Goldwater High School is part of Deer Valley Unified District (4246) School District.
In what neighborhood is Barry Goldwater High School located?
Barry Goldwater High School is located in the Deer Valley neighborhood of Phoenix, AZ. There are 25 other public schools located in Deer Valley.

School Calendar

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Date
First Day of School 2024-25 School Year
August 01, 2024 (Thursday)
Fall Break - No School
October 07, 2024 (Monday)
Fall Break - No School
October 08, 2024 (Tuesday)
Fall Break - No School
October 09, 2024 (Wednesday)
Fall Break - No School
October 10, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 1,624 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • : 87% (Top 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 39% (Top 50%)
  • : 38% (Top 50%)
  • : 29% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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