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

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Palo Verde High Magnet School is a public, magnet school located in Tucson, AZ. It has 979 students in grades 8-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 27% of students are at least proficient in math and 27% in reading.

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Palo Verde High Magnet School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
27%
Percent Proficient - Math
27%
Average Graduation Rate
79%
Average SAT
1000
35 responses
Average ACT
21
33 responses
AP Enrollment
21%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$46,837
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$868
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$131,873
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 20 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 20 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 57 responses
  • Football games
    18%
  • Prom
    16%
  • Pep Rally's
    14%
  • Spirit week
    14%
  • Tailgates
    11%
  • Basketball games
    7%
  • Musical Performances
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
979
Free or Reduced Lunch
61%
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 25 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 25 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 25 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$57,705
Teachers in First/Second Year
3%
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 32 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 32 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 32 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$9,237 / year
National
$12,239
77%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 31 responses
32%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 31 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 31 responses

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