902 Eason Avenue
Buckeye, AZ 85326
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Buckeye Union High School serves 1,486 students in grades 9-12.
Buckeye Union High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

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Buckeye Union High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

Buckeye Union High School's student population of 1,486 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,486 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
68 teachers
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School Rankings

Buckeye Union High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Buckeye Union High School is 0.56, 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 Data
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State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1343 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
18:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
60%
45%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
28%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Graduation Rate
93%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,486 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 20% in AZ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.56 (Top 50%)

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