Rio Rico High School

  • Rio Rico High School serves 1,193 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 28% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 27% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Rio Rico High School's student population of 1,193 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,193 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rio Rico High School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rio Rico High School is 0.10, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#1661 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:119:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
95%
45%
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White
5%
38%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rio Rico High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.100.65
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Graduation Rate
92%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
48%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSanta Cruz Valley Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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