Tempe High School

1730 S. Mill Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85281
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Tempe High School serves 1,725 students in grades 9-12.
Tempe High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Tempe High School's student population of 1,725 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,725 students
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Total Classroom Teachers83 teachers
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School Rankings

Tempe High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Tempe High School is 0.49, 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 Testing Rank
#1104 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
4%
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
70%
45%
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Black
12%
5%
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White
8%
38%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.490.65
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Graduation Rate
84%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tempe High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTempe Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Tempe High School is Humanities And Science High School - Tempe (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tempe Academy Of International Studies Mckemy Campus (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Broadmor Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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