Cholla High School

2001 W Starr Pass Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85713
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Cholla High School serves 1,714 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 1,714 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 83% (Top 50% in AZ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Cholla High School's student population of 1,714 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
Total Students
1,714 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
99 teachers
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School Rankings

Cholla High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Cholla High School is 0.34, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1664 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
7%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
81%
47%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
7%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.34
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Graduation Rate
83%
76%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
8%
9%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cholla High School's ranking?
Cholla High School is ranked #1664 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Cholla High School often compared to?
Cholla High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Flowing Wells High School, Tucson Magnet High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Cholla High School?
The graduation rate of Cholla High School is 83%, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 76%.
How many students attend Cholla High School?
1,714 students attend Cholla High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of Cholla High School students are Hispanic, 7% of students are American Indian, 7% of students are White, 3% of students are Black, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Cholla High School?
Cholla High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Cholla High School offer ?
Cholla High School offers enrollment in grades 8-12
What school district is Cholla High School part of?
Cholla High School is part of Tucson Unified District (4403) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 1,714 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 83% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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