Santa Rita High School

3951 S Pantano Rd
Tucson, AZ 85730
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 376 students in grades 8-12, Santa Rita 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 6-9% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 376 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • : 70-74% (Btm 50% in AZ)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Santa Rita High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Santa Rita High School's student population of 376 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
Total Students
376 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

Santa Rita 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 Rita 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AZ)
#1764 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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6-9%
32%
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6-9%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
53%
47%
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Black
11%
6%
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White
27%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.64
This chart display the diversity score of Santa Rita High School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
70-74%
76%
This chart display graduation rate of Santa Rita High School and public school graduation rate of Arizona by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
8%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Santa Rita High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Santa Rita High School's ranking?
Santa Rita High School is ranked #1764 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Santa Rita High School often compared to?
Santa Rita High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Doolen Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Santa Rita High School?
The graduation rate of Santa Rita High School is 70-74%, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 76%.
How many students attend Santa Rita High School?
376 students attend Santa Rita High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Santa Rita High School students are Hispanic, 27% of students are White, 11% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Santa Rita High School?
Santa Rita High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Santa Rita High School offer ?
Santa Rita High School offers enrollment in grades 8-12
What school district is Santa Rita High School part of?
Santa Rita High School is part of Tucson Unified District (4403) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 376 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • : 70-74% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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