Sahuaro High School

  • Sahuaro High School serves 1,691 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Sahuaro High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Sahuaro High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • Sahuaro High School's student population of 1,691 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 80 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,691 students
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Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sahuaro High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sahuaro High School is 0.64, 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 School Rank#972 out of 2111 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
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American Indian
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6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
43%
45%
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Black
8%
5%
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White
41%
38%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score0.640.65
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Graduation Rate
92%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTucson Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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