Cesar Chavez High School

3921 West Baseline Road
Laveen, AZ 85339
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Cesar Chavez High School serves 2,462 students in grades 9-12.
Cesar Chavez High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (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 28% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Cesar Chavez High School's student population of 2,462 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 133 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,462 students
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Total Classroom Teachers133 teachers
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School Rankings

Cesar Chavez 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 Cesar Chavez High School is 0.45, 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
#1449 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
5%
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
73%
45%
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Black
14%
5%
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White
4%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.450.65
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Graduation Rate
85%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhoenix Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cesar Chavez High School is Betty Fairfax High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Legacy Traditional Charter School - Laveen Village (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chandler Legacy Traditional Charter School - Laveen Village Charter School
    Math: 41% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 1,053 student
    0.5 miles
    7900 S 43rd Ave
    Chandler, AZ 85286
    (602) 903-6615
    0.5 K-8 1,053
  • Laveen Vista Del Sur Accelerated Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-8 | 801 students
    0.5 miles
    3908 W. South Mountain Ave
    Laveen, AZ 85339
    (602) 237-3046
    0.5 PK-8 801
  • Laveen Cheatham Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 779 students
    1.0 miles
    4725 W. South Mountain Way
    Laveen, AZ 85339
    (602) 237-7040
    1 PK-8 779
  • Laveen Rogers Ranch School Math: 36% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 1,030 student
    1.0 miles
    6735 S. 47th Avenue
    Laveen, AZ 85339
    (602) 304-2030
    1 K-8 1,030
  • Phoenix Sun Valley Charter School Charter School
    Math: 44% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 288 students
    1.3 miles
    5806 S. 35th Ave. Bldg E
    Phoenix, AZ 85041
    (602) 692-4914
    1.3 K-8 288

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