City High School

48 E Pennington St
Tucson, AZ 85701
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
City High School serves 179 students in grades 9-12.
City 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 ≤20% (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 21-39% (which is approximately equal to the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 179 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30% in AZ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

City High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

City High School's student population of 179 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
179 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
n/a
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School Rankings

City 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 City High School is 0.64, 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
#1057 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
American Indian
4%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
40%
47%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
44%
35%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
76%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
6%
9%
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Sports

Total Sports Offered
1 sport
Sports
Basketball
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is City High School's ranking?
City High School is ranked #1057 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are City High School often compared to?
City High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Tucson Magnet High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 21-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of City High School?
The graduation rate of City High School is 90%, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 76%.
How many students attend City High School?
179 students attend City High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of City High School students are White, 40% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are American Indian, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What grades does City High School offer ?
City High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is City High School part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 179 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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