Phoenix Union Bioscience High School

512 E Pierce St
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%
Serving 377 students in grades 9-12, Phoenix Union Bioscience High School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-79% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥80% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 39%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 377 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5% in AZ)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 70-79% (Top 5%)
  • : ≥80% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Phoenix Union Bioscience High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Phoenix Union Bioscience High School's student population of 377 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
377 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Phoenix Union Bioscience High School ranks within the top 5% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Phoenix Union Bioscience High School is 0.47, 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
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State Level (AZ)
#36 out of 1854 schools
(Top 5%)
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70-79%
32%
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≥80%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
8%
3%
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Hispanic
71%
47%
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Black
4%
6%
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White
13%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.47
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≥95%
76%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
2%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Phoenix Union Bioscience High School's ranking?
Phoenix Union Bioscience High School is ranked #36 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while ≥80% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Phoenix Union Bioscience High School?
The graduation rate of Phoenix Union Bioscience High School is 95%, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 76%.
How many students attend Phoenix Union Bioscience High School?
377 students attend Phoenix Union Bioscience High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Phoenix Union Bioscience High School students are Hispanic, 13% of students are White, 8% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Phoenix Union Bioscience High School?
Phoenix Union Bioscience High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Phoenix Union Bioscience High School offer ?
Phoenix Union Bioscience High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Phoenix Union Bioscience High School part of?
Phoenix Union Bioscience High School is part of Phoenix Union High School District (4286).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 377 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 70-79% (Top 5%)
  • : ≥80% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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