Higley High School

4068 E Pecos Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85295
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 2,174 students in grades 8-12, Higley High School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 2,174 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : 95% (Top 20% in AZ)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 49% (Top 30%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Higley High School's student population of 2,174 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 105 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
Total Students
2,174 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
105 teachers
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School Rankings

Higley High School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
#522 out of 1854 schools
(Top 30%)
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49%
32%
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47%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
47%
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Black
4%
6%
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White
66%
35%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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0.52
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95%
76%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
4%
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 Higley High School's ranking?
Higley High School is ranked #522 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Higley High School often compared to?
Higley High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Williams Field High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Higley High School?
The graduation rate of Higley High School is 95%, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 76%.
How many students attend Higley High School?
2,174 students attend Higley High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Higley High School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Higley High School?
Higley High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Higley High School offer ?
Higley High School offers enrollment in grades 8-12
What school district is Higley High School part of?
Higley High School is part of Higley Unified School District (4248).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 2,174 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : 95% (Top 20%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 49% (Top 30%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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