Paradise Honors High School

  • Paradise Honors High School serves 650 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Paradise Honors High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Paradise Honors High School's student population of 650 students has grown by 38% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students650 students
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School Comparison

  • Paradise Honors High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Paradise Honors 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank#142 out of 2111 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a19:1
American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
45%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
68%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.500.65
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Graduation Rate≥95%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParagon Management Inc. School District

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBadminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Fencing, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volley Ball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Foreign Culture Club, NHS, Student Council, Young Life

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Drama Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Fencing
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

School Notes

  • Students must maintain a "C" or above to receive credit for a course.  PHHS does not give credit for "D"s because we do not believe it shows mastery of content.  Students that fall below will be placed on an academic intervention plan and given mandatory tutoring until they meet the requirement. 
  • Students need 24 credits for graduation.
  • Students are required to complete 20 hours of community service a year.

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