421 N. Arcadia Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85711
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
University High School serves 1,100 students in grades 8-12.
University High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

University High School's student population of 1,100 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
Total Students
1,100 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
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School Rankings

University High School is ranked within the top 1% 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 University High School is 0.65, which is equal to 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 Data
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State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#2 out of 2120 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥99%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
10%
3%
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Hispanic
35%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
47%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Students: 1,100 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1% in AZ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 20%)

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