Mountain Ridge High School

  • Mountain Ridge High School serves 2,179 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Mountain Ridge High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Mountain Ridge High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • Mountain Ridge High School's student population of 2,179 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 95 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students2,179 students
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Total Classroom Teachers95 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mountain Ridge High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,897 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mountain Ridge High School is 0.46, 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 (16-17)#420 out of 1897 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
10%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
45%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
72%
38%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.460.65
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Graduation Rate
97%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDeer Valley Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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