Florence High School

1001 S Main St
Florence, AZ 85132
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 815 students in grades 7-12, Florence High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Arizona state average of 35%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Arizona state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 815 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • : 90-94% (Top 20% in AZ)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Florence High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Florence High School's student population of 815 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
815 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Florence High School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,956 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Florence High School is 0.64, 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.
This School
State Level (AZ)
#738 out of 1956 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Florence High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35-39%
35%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Florence 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 2021-22 school year data.
40-44%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florence 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 2021-22 school year data.
6-9%
24%
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Florence High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
3%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Florence High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
40%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Florence High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
8%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Florence High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
44%
35%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Florence High School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Florence High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Florence High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Arizona.
0.64
This chart displays the diversity score of Florence High School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
90-94%
77%
This chart displays graduation rate of Florence High School and public school graduation rate of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Florence High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
11%
9%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florence High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • Florence High School (est. 2003) is the main public high school in the city of Florence, Alabama and in the Florence City School System. Florence High School is the result of the merge between the two parent high schools (Coffee HS and Henry A. Bradshaw HS) that were previously open in Florence. The new school was given the falcon as its mascot and school colors of royal blue and silver. This merger also led to the creation of the Florence Freshman Center, which houses the 7th, 8th, and 9th grades. The 10th, 11th, and 12th grades attend the high school.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Florence High School's ranking?
Florence High School is ranked #738 out of 1,956 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Florence High School often compared to?
Florence High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Coolidge High School, Poston Butte High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 35% AZ state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Florence High School?
The graduation rate of Florence High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 77%.
How many students attend Florence High School?
815 students attend Florence High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Florence High School students are White, 40% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 3% of students are American Indian, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Florence High School?
Florence High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Florence High School offer ?
Florence High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Florence High School part of?
Florence High School is part of Florence Unified School District (4437).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 815 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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