Cesar Chavez High School

  • Cesar Chavez High School serves 2,462 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Cesar Chavez High School's student population of 2,462 students has stayed relatively flat 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 Comparison

  • Cesar Chavez High School is ranked within the bottom 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cesar Chavez High School is 0.44, 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 School Rank#1403 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:119:1
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American Indian
6%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
73%
45%
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Black
15%
5%
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White
3%
38%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.440.65
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Graduation Rate
87%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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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

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