Cholla High Magnet School

  • Cholla High Magnet School serves 1,712 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is equal to the AZ average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Cholla High Magnet School operates within the Tucson Unified School District.
  • Tucson Unified School District's 69% graduation rate is lower than the AZ state average of 77%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1712 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 84 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,712 students
Cholla High Magnet School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender % Cholla High Magnet School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 84 teachers
Cholla High Magnet School Total Teachers (1991-2015)
Students by Grade Cholla High Magnet School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 20:1
Cholla High Magnet School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
7%
5%
Cholla High Magnet School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Cholla High Magnet School Asian Students (1990-2010)
Hispanic
79%
45%
Cholla High Magnet School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
4%
5%
Cholla High Magnet School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
9%
40%
Cholla High Magnet School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Cholla High Magnet School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Cholla High Magnet School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Cholla High Magnet School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.36 0.42
Cholla High Magnet School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
70%
34%
Cholla High Magnet School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
5%
Cholla High Magnet School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Tucson Unified School District's student population of 47,872 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,880 is higher than the state average of $8,166. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,065 is higher than the state average of $8,440. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Tucson Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
84
1
Number of Students Managed 47,872 325
Tucson Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 69% 77%
Tucson Unified School District Graduation Rate (1996-2010)
District Total Revenue $487 MM $3 MM
Tucson Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $496 MM $3 MM
Tucson Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,880 $8,166
Tucson Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,065 $8,440
Tucson Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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