Glendale High School

6216 W Glendale Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Glendale High School serves 1,846 students in grades 9-12.
Glendale 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 bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,846 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Top 50% in AZ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Glendale High School's student population of 1,846 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,846 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
84 teachers
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School Rankings

Glendale High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Glendale High School is 0.45, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1341 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
5%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
73%
47%
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Black
10%
6%
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White
10%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.45
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Graduation Rate
87%
76%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
6%
9%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Glendale High School's ranking?
Glendale High School is ranked #1341 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 22% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Glendale High School?
The graduation rate of Glendale High School is 87%, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 76%.
How many students attend Glendale High School?
1,846 students attend Glendale High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
73% of Glendale High School students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, 10% of students are White, 3% of students are Asian, 2% of students are American Indian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Glendale High School?
Glendale High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Glendale High School offer ?
Glendale High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Glendale High School part of?
Glendale High School is part of Glendale Union High School District (4285).

School Reviews

5   8/2/2022
Great people. The staff are great,
- Posted by Parent - Mama B

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,846 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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