Dysart High School

11425 N. Dysart Road
El Mirage, AZ 85335
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Dysart High School serves 1,642 students in grades 9-12.
Dysart 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Dysart High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Dysart High School's student population of 1,642 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,642 students
This chart display total students of Dysart High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Dysart High School
Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Dysart High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Dysart High School by grade.

School Comparison

Dysart 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 Dysart High School is 0.61, 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
#1063 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Dysart High School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dysart High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dysart High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Dysart High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Dysart High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Dysart High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
55%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Dysart High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Dysart High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
29%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Dysart High School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Dysart High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dysart High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score
0.610.65
This chart display the diversity score of Dysart High School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
78%
This chart display graduation rate of Dysart High School and public school graduation rate of Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Dysart High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Dysart High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDysart Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • Dysart High School is a high school located in El Mirage, Arizona.

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Dysart High School is West-mec - Dysart High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Dysart Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • El Mirage West-mec - Dysart High School Vocational School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12
    0.0 miles
    11425 N. Dysart Rd.
    El Mirage, AZ 85335
    (623) 873-1860
    0 9-12 n/a
  • El Mirage Dysart Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 916 students
    0.2 miles
    12950 W. Varney Road
    El Mirage, AZ 85335
    (623) 876-7100
    0.2 PK-8 916
  • El Mirage El Mirage School Math: 27% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 774 students
    1.7 miles
    13500 North El Mirage Road
    El Mirage, AZ 85335
    (623) 876-7000
    1.7 PK-8 774
  • El Mirage Riverview School Math: 23% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 844 students
    1.9 miles
    12701 North Main
    El Mirage, AZ 85335
    (623) 876-7000
    1.9 PK-8 844
  • Surprise Imagine Rosefield Charter School
    Math: 69% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 749 students
    2.0 miles
    12050 N. Bullard Avenue
    Surprise, AZ 85379
    (623) 344-4300
    2 K-5 749

School Reviews

Review Dysart High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
While students are enjoying time off this summer, school district officials across the country are grappling with the issues associated with Common Core Standards, as well as plenty of opposition from parents and teachers.
As more schools return to in-person learning, teachers and parents find themselves dealing with the trauma and stress created by the pandemic.
After more than a year of remote learning, schools are finally returning to in-person instruction but how has the pandemic changed the face of public education and what will it look like moving forward?