Prescott High School

Prescott High School serves 1,496 students in grades 8-12.
Prescott High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (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 58% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Prescott High School's student population of 1,496 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,496 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Rankings

Prescott High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Prescott High School is 0.36, 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
#562 out of 2120 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:118:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
79%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.360.65
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Graduation Rate
78%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrescott Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Prescott High School is Mijted - Prescott High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Aoc-yavapai County Juvenile Detention Center (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Prescott Mijted - Prescott High School Vocational School
    Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12
    0.0 miles
    1050 Ruth Street
    Prescott, AZ 86303
    (928) 771-0791
    0 9-12 n/a
  • Prescott Aoc-yavapai County Juvenile Detention Center Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 12 students
    0.3 miles
    960 Division St
    Prescott, AZ 86301
    (928) 771-3156
    0.3 6-12 12
  • Prescott Miller Valley School
    Grades: K-8
    0.5 miles
    900 Iron Springs Road
    Prescott, AZ 86305
    (928) 717-3268
    0.5 K-8 n/a
  • Prescott Taylor Hicks School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 428 students
    0.7 miles
    1845 Campbell Ave.
    Prescott, AZ 86301
    (928) 445-5400
    0.7 K-5 428
  • Prescott Discovery Gardens Preschool Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 79 students
    0.9 miles
    551 First Street
    Prescott, AZ 86301
    (928) 717-3272
    0.9 PK 79

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