Sahuaro High School

  • Sahuaro High School serves 1,810 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (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 24% (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 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Sahuaro High School's student population of 1,810 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 80 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,810 students
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Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sahuaro High School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sahuaro High School is 0.63, 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#1595 out of 1,842 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
42%
45%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
44%
38%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.630.65
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Graduation Rate
95%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTucson Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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  • Tucson Harold Steele Elementary School
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  • Tucson Tia East Charter School
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