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C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    C-
  4. College Prep
    C
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    C+
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C
Maryvale High School is a public school located in Phoenix, AZ. It has 2,965 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 22 to 1. According to state test scores, 28% of students are at least proficient in math and 19% in reading.
Address
3415 N 59th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85033
Telephone
(602) 764-1100
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Maryvale High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
19%
Percent Proficient - Math
28%
Average Graduation Rate
86%
Average SAT
1100
21 responses
Average ACT
20
117 responses
AP Enrollment
6%
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Living in the Area
A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C+
  2. Good for Families
    B
  3. Housing
    B-
Median Household Income
$52,080
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$954
National
$949
Median Home Value
$197,800
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
65%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.34 responses
Poll
62%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.34 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 85 responses
Report
  • Fine art performances
    25%
  • Pep-rally's
    22%
  • Games- lots of hype and school spirit
    12%
  • Plays
    11%
  • Spirit Week
    8%
  • Homecoming
    6%
  • Open House
    6%

Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,965
Free or Reduced Lunch
94%
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.39 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.39 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.39 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
22:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$63,499
Teachers in First/Second Year
3%
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.51 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.51 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.51 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,541/ year
National
$12,239
74%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.57 responses
39%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.57 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.57 responses
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Maryvale High School Reviews

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What I like about Maryvale High School is that they have very educated teachers who will help you, especially if you are a dedicated student-or looking to be one! There are teachers who go beyond their way to help you work on your essays, allow you to use their computers if you have online work, help you prepare for college admissions tests, help you achieve the grades you desire, and even help you apply to jobs and colleges! I personally have had amazing teachers who I am beyond grateful to. They motivate me and reassure me in my educational voyages. However, maybe the school could improve its facilities(restrooms!) and update their laptops to newer versions that work more adequately. Also we should hold our pep rallies indoors because the Phoenix heat can really give you a headache. Nevertheless, my overall experience at Maryvale has been grand and I can't wait to see what senior year brings me!
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So far, my experience with attending Maryvale High School has been great. The teachers are very kind and welcoming. This is my first year at this school and it was so different from what I expected. All my teachers are so helpful which makes me feel so welcomed there as a new student. The whole staff has been working really hard to make sure we graduate by making sure we are getting prepared to begin our path in real life. Maryvale has been good to me and I thank everyone for their hard work!
I loved how the teachers connected with us students and really cared about our life after graduation. The school faculty maintained a safe, healthy, and interactive environment for the students to expand their horizons, whether it be for sports,clubs, or additional support for homework and classwork. The students who attend Maryvale are very cool, calm, collected, and they strive to do their best in both an academic and professional setting. This school helps young adult figure out who and what they want to be and do.