Cortez High School

  • Cortez High School serves 1,127 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is equal to the AZ average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 60%.
  • Cortez High School operates within the Glendale Union High School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1127 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,127 students
Cortez High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Cortez High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Cortez High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Cortez High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more 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
Cortez High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
5%
5%
Cortez High School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
6%
3%
Cortez High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
55%
45%
Cortez High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
10%
5%
Cortez High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
23%
40%
Cortez High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Cortez High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Cortez High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.63 0.42
Cortez High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
71%
34%
Cortez High 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.
8%
5%
Cortez High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Glendale Union High School District's student population of 15,246 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,020 is higher than the state average of $8,705. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,102 is higher than the state average of $7,898. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Glendale Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
1
Number of Students Managed 15,246 325
Glendale Union High School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate n/a 77%
Glendale Union High School District Graduation Rate (1994-2005)
District Total Revenue $136 MM $3 MM
Glendale Union High School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $137 MM $3 MM
Glendale Union High School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,020 $8,705
Glendale Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,102 $7,898
Glendale Union High School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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