Barry Goldwater High School

  • Barry Goldwater High School serves 1,634 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is equal to the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Barry Goldwater High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Barry Goldwater High School's student population of 1,634 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 81 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students1,634 students
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Total Classroom Teachers81 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Barry Goldwater High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Barry Goldwater High School is 0.64, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank#834 out of 2111 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:119:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
36%
45%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
48%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.640.65
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Graduation Rate
93%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDeer Valley Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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