Cholla High School

2001 W. Starr Pass Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85713
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Cholla High School serves 1,892 students in grades 8-12.
Cholla 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 percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Cholla High School's student population of 1,892 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 104 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,892 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Cholla High School
Total Classroom Teachers104 teachers
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School Comparison

Cholla 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 diversity score of Cholla High School is 0.32, 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
#1224 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
7%
6%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
82%
45%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
7%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.320.65
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Graduation Rate
90%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTucson Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Cholla High School is Cape School-jail (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tolson Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tucson Tolson Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 328 students
    0.7 miles
    1000 S. Greasewood
    Tucson, AZ 85745
    (520) 225-3300
    0.7 PK-5 328
  • Tucson Henry Hank Oyama Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 384 students
    1.1 miles
    2700 S. La Cholla Blvd.
    Tucson, AZ 85713
    (520) 225-6060
    1.1 PK-5 384
  • Tucson Cape School-jail
    Grades: 8-12 | 25 students
    1.2 miles
    1270 West Silverlake Rd.
    Tucson, AZ 85701
    (520) 740-4704
    1.2 8-12 25
  • Tucson Tia West Charter School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 111 students
    1.3 miles
    2700 W. Broadway Blvd.
    Tucson, AZ 85745
    (520) 792-3255
    1.3 K-12 111
  • Tucson Tucson International Academy Charter School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 103 students
    1.3 miles
    2700 W. Broadway Blvd.
    Tucson, AZ 85745
    (520) 792-3255
    1.3 K-12 103

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