Red Mountain High School

  • Red Mountain High School serves 3,347 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the AZ average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Red Mountain High School operates within the Mesa Unified School District.
  • Mesa Unified School District's 69% graduation rate is lower than the AZ state average of 78%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 3347 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 145 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,347 students
Red Mountain High School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender %Red Mountain High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers145 teachers
Red Mountain High School Total Teachers (1991-2015)
Students by GradeRed Mountain High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio23:120:1
Red Mountain High School Student Teacher Ratio (1991-2015)
American Indian
1%
5%
Red Mountain High School American Indian Students (1990-2015)
Asian
2%
3%
Red Mountain High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
20%
45%
Red Mountain High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
4%
5%
Red Mountain High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
72%
40%
Red Mountain High School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Red Mountain High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsRed Mountain High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.440.64
Red Mountain High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
23%
34%
Red Mountain High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
5%
Red Mountain High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Mesa Unified School District's student population of 63,763 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 72% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,227 in this district is less than the state average of $9,449. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,012 is higher than the state average of $8,879. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameMesa Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
78
1
Number of Students Managed63,763325
Mesa Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate69%78%
Mesa Unified School District Graduation Rate (1992-2015)
District Total Revenue$592 MM$3 MM
Mesa Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$578 MM$2 MM
Mesa Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,227$9,449
Mesa Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,012$8,879
Mesa Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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