Estrella Foothills High School

  • Estrella Foothills High School serves 1,063 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 52% (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 42% (which is equal to the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Estrella Foothills High School's student population of 1,063 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,063 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Estrella Foothills High School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Estrella Foothills High School is 0.58, 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#1482 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Estrella Foothills 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
40%
45%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
51%
38%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Estrella Foothills High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.580.65
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Graduation Rate
87%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBuckeye Union High School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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