Cholla High Magnet School

  • Cholla High Magnet School serves 1,852 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 3% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Cholla High Magnet 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 61%.
  • Cholla High Magnet School operates within the Tucson Unified School District.
  • Tucson Unified School District's 82% graduation rate is higher than the Arizona state average of 80%.

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School Overview

  • Cholla High Magnet School's student population of 1852 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 86 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,852 students
Gender %Cholla High Magnet School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
Students by GradeCholla High Magnet School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Cholla High Magnet School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1842 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cholla High Magnet School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
39%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio22:120:1
American Indian
7%
5%
Hispanic
80%
45%
Black
4%
5%
White
8%
39%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsCholla High Magnet School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.350.42
Graduation Rate
84%
80%
Cholla High Magnet School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Cholla High Magnet School is Tucson Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 603 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Tucson Unified School District's student population of 47,842 students has decreased by 5% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 82% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,244 is higher than the state average of $7,180. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,395 is higher than the state average of $6,852. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameTucson Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    92
    1
    Number of Students Managed47,842345
    Tucson Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    28%
    39%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    31%
    40%
    District Graduation Rate
    82%
    80%
    District Total Revenue$520 MM$3 MM
    District Spending$528 MM$2 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,244$7,180
    District Spending / Student$10,395$6,852
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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