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    A+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
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  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
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  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
Catalina Foothills Unified School District is a top rated, public school district located in Tucson, AZ. It has 5,042 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 67% of students are at least proficient in math and 71% in reading.
About Catalina Foothills Unified School District...
Address
2101 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ 85718
Telephone
(520) 209-7500
Website

Catalina Foothills Unified School District Rankings

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High Schools in Catalina Foothills Unified School District

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
71%
Percent Proficient - Math
67%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1280
275 responses
Average ACT
29
113 responses

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
5,042
Free or Reduced Lunch
13.7%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$44,721
Teachers in First/Second Year
30.5%

Finances

Total Expenses
$37,387,000
Expenses Per Student
$8,164/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    55%
  • Support Services
    42%
  • Other
    3%

Catalina Foothills Unified School District Reviews

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CFSD really cares about their students and preparing them for the future. Faculty give students opportunities to increase their learning and apply it to the real world. As students move through the district, their learning builds on itself so they understand the basics and can expand that to more complex and important concepts. Great and coherent school district!
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CFSD is really interested in helping each student discover and pursue their own interests. My three children have wildly different interests: math, poetry, speech and debate, theatre arts, Science Olympiad, choir, Spanish, band, coding, and engineering. CFSD opens pathways to help each of my students explore what excites them. Side note: each one has developed such a wonderful set of friends. Foothills families are some of the most caring and compassionate people that we have met here in Tucson.
Staff are very kind and the district has great opportunities. The Special Education program is wonderful and is very helpful to all students who need it. The teachers involved within the Life Skills/Special Education program are very welcoming as helping other teacher understand you needs. Plus their are many classes to fit your career path such as the arts, business, creative writing classes and so much more. As long as the student is willing to participate, the teache