Rio Rico High School

590 N. Camino Galindo
Rio Rico, AZ 85648
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Rio Rico High School serves 1,319 students in grades 9-12.
Rio Rico High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (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 21% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% 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: 1,319 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Top 50% in AZ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Rio Rico High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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Attribute
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School Overview

Rio Rico High School's student population of 1,319 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,319 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

Rio Rico High School is ranked within the bottom 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 Rio Rico High School is 0.06, 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
#1394 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
97%
47%
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Black
n/a
6%
White
2%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.06
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Graduation Rate
89%
76%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
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 Rio Rico High School's ranking?
Rio Rico High School is ranked #1394 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Rio Rico High School often compared to?
Rio Rico High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Nogales High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 21% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Rio Rico High School?
The graduation rate of Rio Rico High School is 89%, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 76%.
How many students attend Rio Rico High School?
1,319 students attend Rio Rico High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
97% of Rio Rico High School students are Hispanic, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Rio Rico High School?
Rio Rico High School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Rio Rico High School offer ?
Rio Rico High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Rio Rico High School part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,319 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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