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Tucson Unified School District
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  • TUCSON, AZ

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade C+
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Administration
    grade C+
  7. Sports
    grade A minus
  8. Food
    grade C minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

About

1010 E 10TH ST
TUCSON, AZ 85719
About Tucson Unified School District...

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Grades
PK, K-12
Total Schools
90
Students
42,002
From Tucson Unified School District

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
23%
Percent Proficient - Math
14%
Average Graduation Rate
81%
Average SAT
1240
1,038 responses
Average ACT
25
838 responses

Howell Elementary School Students Have a Chicken as a Classmate

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Lucy is a one-year-old chicken who spends her days in Mrs. Laura Oberg's third-grade classroom. Students say she enjoys reading, especially books about chickens. When she isn't reading, Lucy likes to eat crackers and lettuce. Students and staff enjoy having Lucy around and are excited to add more chickens to their school family!

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
42,002
Free or Reduced Lunch
65.9%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$52,383
Teachers in First/Second Year
17.2%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$10,773 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    52%
  • Support Services
    44%
  • Other
    5%

Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$52,049
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$991
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$218,200
National
$281,900

Tucson Unified School District Reviews

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