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  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    C-
  4. College Prep
    D+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    C
  7. Administration
    C
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    A+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
Chinle High School is a public school located in Chinle, AZ. It has 1,009 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 27% of students are at least proficient in math and 12% in reading.

Chinle High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
12%
Percent Proficient - Math
27%
Average Graduation Rate
71%
Average SAT
980
14 responses
Average ACT
19
70 responses
AP Enrollment
11%
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Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    B
  2. Good for Families
    D-
  3. Housing
    C-
Median Household Income
$22,000
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$638
National
$949
Median Home Value
$55,000
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
C
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
57%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.21 responses
Poll
48%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.21 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 92 responses
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  • Prep rally
    24%
  • Sports
    22%
  • Senior Class mtg.
    11%
  • Prom
    9%
  • FBLA (Future Business Leaders Of America
    9%
  • Homecoming
    8%
  • HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America)
    8%

Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,009
Free or Reduced Lunch
76%
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.33 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.33 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.33 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$60,282
Teachers in First/Second Year
1.6%
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.38 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.38 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.38 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$14,785/ year
National
$12,239
65%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.37 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.37 responses
30%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.37 responses

Chinle High School Reviews

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Chinle High School is a mostly Native American school located on the Navajo Reservation. I found the school to be nothing special however it has been getting better. More resources are available to the students compared to previous years, there is more focus on college readiness, and new programs are being added to encourage student involvement. The students could be more outspoken and initiative for the sake of learning these skills. Overall, it was an okay experience considering what little we had until recently.
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My school experience was average. It wasn't too bad nor was it too good. The halls were average, people staying within their own cliques. There wasn't much parent involvement with the school . Sometimes, the students didn't seem to care much about education and instead yearned for learning a trade.

It's essentially Navajo. Maybe a few people of different backgrounds, or perhaps half. But mostly Navajo. The teachers were very diverse. They came from all walks of life and from entirely different continents. We were guided through very well into the aspects of college and the lives we'd have ahead of us.

I graduated on May 5th, 2018.

The best part of the school were the teachers. Their teaching methods didn't work well for me, but they surely had the best intentions. They were open to the discussion of my work.

Overall, it was an okay school. Nothing special, but I learned a lot from the different teachers there.
I really liked going to school at Chinle because they are very helpful, and the academics is taken very seriously as well. Safety is also very important there, and the way the teachers, parents and students are all involved is really great. I really liked how we all were so close like a family, I felt safe, supported, and I felt like i was moving forward with the teachers, and fellow students. I wasn't left behind, and I think that is really important. The sports is also very good, they have a great athletic program, along with an athletic director that is very involved with his students, and his community. The community is involved, and so are parents, teachers, faculty members, and students.