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University High School
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  • Public
  • TOLLESON, AZ

Report Card

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

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University High School is a highly rated, public school located in TOLLESON, AZ. It has 465 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 27 to 1. According to state test scores, 92% of students are at least proficient in math and 95% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
95%
Percent Proficient - Math
92%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1220
131 responses
Average ACT
27
119 responses
AP Enrollment
89%

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Living in the Area

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$45,952
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$891
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$174,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
83%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 36 responses
Poll
64%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 36 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 90 responses
  • Poetry night hosted by the NGC club
    20%
  • I love spirit week and pep rallies
    19%
  • All school assemblies
    16%
  • Club events hosted by several clubs together
    16%
  • Football games
    10%
  • Homecoming
    6%
  • Spirit Week
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
465
Free or Reduced Lunch
12%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 38 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 38 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 38 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
27:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$52,078
Teachers in First/Second Year
17.2%
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 52 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 52 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 52 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$7,308 / year
National
$12,239
84%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 56 responses
36%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 56 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 56 responses

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