Ironwood High School

  • Ironwood High School serves 1,987 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the AZ average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Ironwood High School operates within the Peoria Unified School District.
  • Peoria Unified School District's 85% graduation rate is higher than the AZ state average of 77%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1987 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 90 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,987 students
Ironwood High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Ironwood High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 90 teachers
Ironwood High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Ironwood High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 20:1
Ironwood High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
1%
5%
Ironwood High School American Indian Students (1993-2015)
Asian
5%
3%
Ironwood High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
31%
45%
Ironwood High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
7%
5%
Ironwood High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
53%
40%
Ironwood High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Ironwood High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Ironwood High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.62 0.42
Ironwood High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
30%
34%
Ironwood High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
5%
Ironwood High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • Peoria Unified School District's student population of 35,660 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 85% has increased from 78% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,337 in this district is less than the state average of $8,705. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $6,952 is less than the state average of $7,898. The district spending/student has declined by 15% over four years.
School District Name Peoria Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
1
Number of Students Managed 35,660 325
Peoria Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 85% 77%
Peoria Unified School District Graduation Rate (1993-2015)
District Total Revenue $270 MM $3 MM
Peoria Unified School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $255 MM $3 MM
Peoria Unified School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $7,337 $8,705
Peoria Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $6,952 $7,898
Peoria Unified School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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