Higley High School

  • Higley High School serves 1,624 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (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 61% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Higley High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Higley High School's student population of 1,624 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 78 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,624 students
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Total Classroom Teachers78 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Higley High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Higley High School is 0.51, 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#296 out of 2111 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
44%
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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
20%
45%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
67%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.510.65
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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
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHigley Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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