Santa Cruz Valley Union High School

900 N Main St
Eloy, AZ 85131
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 272 students in grades 9-12, Santa Cruz Valley Union High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% 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: 272 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : 80-84% (Top 50% in AZ)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Santa Cruz Valley Union High School's student population of 272 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
272 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Santa Cruz Valley Union High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Santa Cruz Valley Union High School is 0.32, 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)
#1237 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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11-19%
32%
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20-29%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
82%
47%
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Black
5%
6%
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White
10%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.32
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80-84%
76%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
13%
9%
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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 Santa Cruz Valley Union High School's ranking?
Santa Cruz Valley Union High School is ranked #1237 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 20-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Santa Cruz Valley Union High School?
The graduation rate of Santa Cruz Valley Union High School is 80-84%, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 76%.
How many students attend Santa Cruz Valley Union High School?
272 students attend Santa Cruz Valley Union High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
82% of Santa Cruz Valley Union High School students are Hispanic, 10% of students are White, 5% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Santa Cruz Valley Union High School?
Santa Cruz Valley Union High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Santa Cruz Valley Union High School offer ?
Santa Cruz Valley Union High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Santa Cruz Valley Union High School part of?
Santa Cruz Valley Union High School is part of Santa Cruz Valley Union High School District (4454).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 272 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : 80-84% (Top 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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