Tonopah Valley High School

38201 W Indian School Rd
Tonopah, AZ 85354
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 801 students in grades 8-12, Tonopah Valley 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 25-29% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 35%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 801 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5% in AZ)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Tonopah Valley High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Tonopah Valley High School's student population of 801 students has grown by 41% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
Total Students
801 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Tonopah Valley High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,956 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Tonopah Valley High School is 0.56, 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.
This School
State Level (AZ)
#1154 out of 1956 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Tonopah Valley High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
35%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tonopah Valley High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tonopah Valley High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
10-14%
24%
Student : Teacher Ratio
28:1
17:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Tonopah Valley High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Tonopah Valley High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Tonopah Valley High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
55%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Tonopah Valley High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
4%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Tonopah Valley High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
37%
35%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Tonopah Valley High School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Tonopah Valley High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tonopah Valley High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Arizona.
0.56
This chart displays the diversity score of Tonopah Valley High School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥95%
77%
This chart displays graduation rate of Tonopah Valley High School and public school graduation rate of Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Tonopah Valley High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
2%
9%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tonopah Valley 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: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Tonopah Valley High School's ranking?
Tonopah Valley High School is ranked #1154 out of 1,956 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Tonopah Valley High School often compared to?
Tonopah Valley High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Buckeye Union High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 35% AZ state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Tonopah Valley High School?
The graduation rate of Tonopah Valley High School is 95%, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 77%.
How many students attend Tonopah Valley High School?
801 students attend Tonopah Valley High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Tonopah Valley High School students are Hispanic, 37% of students are White, 4% of students are Black, 2% 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 Tonopah Valley High School?
Tonopah Valley High School has a student ration of 28:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Tonopah Valley High School offer ?
Tonopah Valley High School offers enrollment in grades 8-12
What school district is Tonopah Valley High School part of?
Tonopah Valley High School is part of Saddle Mountain Unified School District (4254).

School Reviews

1   3/31/2021
Tonopah Valley High School let students bully a student and make lies about him to the point of affecting his grades and not wanting to go to college.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 801 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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