La Joya Community High School

  • La Joya Community High School serves 2,304 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • La Joya Community High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.

School Overview

  • La Joya Community High School's student population of 2,304 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 99 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers99 teachers
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School Comparison

  • La Joya Community High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of La Joya Community High School is 0.42, 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 School Rank#1589 out of 2111 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:119:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
75%
45%
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Black
13%
5%
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White
8%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.420.65
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Graduation Rate
91%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTolleson Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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