Marcos De Niza High School

6000 S Lakeshore Drive
Tempe, AZ 85283
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Marcos De Niza High School serves 1,448 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Marcos De Niza High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Marcos De Niza High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Marcos De Niza High School's student population of 1,448 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,448 students
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Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
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School Comparison

Marcos De Niza High School is ranked within the top 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 diversity score of Marcos De Niza High School is 0.69, which is more 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
#845 out of 2111 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:119:1
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American Indian
11%
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
49%
45%
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Black
11%
5%
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White
23%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.690.65
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Graduation Rate
84%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTempe Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Marcos De Niza High School is James Madison Preparatory School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Rover Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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