Empire High School

10701 E. Maryann Cleveland Way
Benson, AZ 85602
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Empire High School serves 707 students in grades 9-12.
Empire High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Empire High School's student population of 707 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students707 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

Empire High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Empire High School is 0.54, 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
#116 out of 2111 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
28%
45%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
62%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.540.65
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVail Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Empire High School is Pima County Jted At Empire (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Esmond Station School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tucson Pima County Jted At Empire Vocational School
    Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1 student
    0.1 miles
    10701 E. Maryann Cleveland Way
    Tucson, AZ 85741
    (520) 879-2042
    0.1 9-12 1
  • Tucson Pima County Jted At Indian Oasis Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 4 students
    0.1 miles
    10701 E. Maryann Cleveland Way
    Tucson, AZ 85741
    (520) 879-2042
    0.1 9-12 4
  • Tucson Esmond Station School Math: 86% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-8 | 606 students
    0.7 miles
    9400 S. Atterbury Wash Way
    Tucson, AZ 85747
    (520) 879-3400
    0.7 PK-8 606
  • Vail Cottonwood Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-6 | 559 students
    1.1 miles
    9950 East Rees Loop
    Vail, AZ 85641
    (520) 762-2040
    1.1 PK-6 559
  • Tucson Desert Sky Middle School Math: 73% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 737 students
    1.7 miles
    9850 E. Rankin Loop
    Tucson, AZ 85747
    (520) 762-2040
    1.7 6-8 737

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