Paradise Honors High School serves 875 students in grades 9-12.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 875 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in AZ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • 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:

School Overview

Paradise Honors High School's student population of 875 students has grown by 53% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
875 students
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School Rankings

Paradise Honors High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Paradise Honors High School is 0.52, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#148 out of 2120 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%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
21%
46%
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Black
6%
6%
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White
66%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
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: 2020-2021 (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?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% 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 78%.

How many students attend Paradise Honors High School?

875 students attend Paradise Honors High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

66% of Paradise Honors High School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What grades does Paradise Honors High School offer ?

Paradise Honors High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 875 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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