Higley High School

  • Higley High School serves 1,639 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (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 52% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Higley High School's student population of 1,639 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 79 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,639 students
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Total Classroom Teachers79 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Higley High School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Higley High School is 0.52, 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#1013 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
45%
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Black
6%
5%
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White
66%
38%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Higley High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.520.65
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Graduation Rate
93%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Higley High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHigley Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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