Santa Rita High School

  • Santa Rita High School serves 663 students in grades 8-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the AZ average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Santa Rita High School operates within the Tucson Unified School District.
  • Tucson Unified School District's 69% graduation rate is lower than the AZ state average of 77%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 663 students has declined by 39% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 38% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 663 students
Santa Rita High School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender % Santa Rita High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Santa Rita High School Total Teachers (1991-2015)
Students by Grade Santa Rita High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 20:1
Santa Rita High School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2014)
American Indian
n/a
5%
Santa Rita High School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Santa Rita High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
40%
45%
Santa Rita High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
10%
5%
Santa Rita High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
42%
40%
Santa Rita High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Santa Rita High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
6%
2%
Santa Rita High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.66 0.42
Santa Rita High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
47%
34%
Santa Rita High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
5%
Santa Rita High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Tucson Unified School District's student population of 47,872 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 69% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,273 is higher than the state average of $8,705. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,185 is higher than the state average of $7,898. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District Name Tucson Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
85
1
Number of Students Managed 47,872 325
Tucson Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 69% 77%
Tucson Unified School District Graduation Rate (1996-2015)
District Total Revenue $471 MM $3 MM
Tucson Unified School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $568 MM $3 MM
Tucson Unified School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,273 $8,705
Tucson Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $11,185 $7,898
Tucson Unified School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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