4068 E Pecos Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85295
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Higley High School serves 2,069 students in grades 8-12.
Higley High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher 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 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 2,069 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5% in AZ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 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 2,069 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
Total Students
2,069 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
96 teachers
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School Rankings

Higley High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Higley High School is 0.50, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#522 out of 1854 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
46%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
68%
36%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Graduation Rate
97%
76%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (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 ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for: Highest graduation rate (Top 5%).

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 97%, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 76%.

How many students attend Higley High School?

2,069 students attend Higley High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

68% of Higley High School students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Higley High School?

Higley High School has a student ration of 22:1, 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.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 2,069 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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