Paradise Honors High School

Paradise Honors High School serves 949 students in grades 9-12.
Paradise Honors High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 949 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in AZ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Paradise Honors High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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School Overview

Paradise Honors High School's student population of 949 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
949 students
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School Rankings

Paradise Honors High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Paradise Honors High School is 0.51, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#786 out of 1854 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
19%
47%
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Black
5%
6%
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White
67%
35%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
76%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
6%
9%
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Sports

Total Sports Offered
12 sports
Sports
Badminton, 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: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Paradise Honors High School's ranking?
Paradise Honors High School is ranked #786 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Paradise Honors High School often compared to?
Paradise Honors High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Imagine Prep Surprise by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Paradise Honors High School?
The graduation rate of Paradise Honors High School is 95%, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 76%.
How many students attend Paradise Honors High School?
949 students attend Paradise Honors High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Paradise Honors High School students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What grades does Paradise Honors High School offer ?
Paradise Honors High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Paradise Honors High School part of?
Paradise Honors High School is part of Paragon Management Inc. (5180) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 949 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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