Deer Valley High School

  • Deer Valley High School serves 1,698 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 47% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Deer Valley High School's student population of 1,698 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 97 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,698 students
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Total Classroom Teachers97 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Deer Valley High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Deer Valley High School is 0.53, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#1263 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
25%
45%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
64%
38%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Deer Valley High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.530.65
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Graduation Rate
91%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDeer Valley Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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