Youngker High School

3000 S Apache Rd
Buckeye, AZ 85326
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Youngker High School serves 1,987 students in grades 9-12.
Youngker 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 bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,987 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 20% in AZ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Youngker High School's student population of 1,987 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 88 teachers has grown by 31% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,987 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
88 teachers
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School Rankings

Youngker High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Youngker High School is 0.53, 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
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1090 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
64%
47%
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Black
9%
6%
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White
23%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Graduation Rate
92%
76%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
8%
9%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Youngker High School's ranking?
Youngker High School is ranked #1090 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Youngker High School often compared to?
Youngker 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?
21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 26% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Youngker High School?
The graduation rate of Youngker High School is 92%, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 76%.
How many students attend Youngker High School?
1,987 students attend Youngker High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Youngker High School students are Hispanic, 23% of students are White, 9% 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 Youngker High School?
Youngker High School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Youngker High School offer ?
Youngker High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Youngker High School part of?
Youngker High School is part of Buckeye Union High School District (4284).

School Calendar

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Event
Date
No School- Spring Break
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
2nd Semester Finals-Early Release-Last Day of School
May 23, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,987 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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