Buena High School
Buena High School serves 1,885 students in grades 7-12.
Buena High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 7-12
- Students: 1,885 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
- Minority Enrollment: 57%
- Graduation Rate: 91% (Top 30% in AZ)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30%
- Math Proficiency: 50-54% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 60-64% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
Buena High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Buena High School's student population of 1,885 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Buena High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Buena High School is 0.68, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#530 out of 2120 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education
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