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University High School
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  • Public
  • TUCSON, AZ

Report Card

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

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University High School is a top rated, public school located in TUCSON, AZ. It has 1,222 students in grades 8-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 24 to 1. According to state test scores, 95% of students are at least proficient in math and 99% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
99%
Percent Proficient - Math
95%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1340
614 responses
Average ACT
30
357 responses
AP Enrollment
100%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$45,227
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$861
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$165,900
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
84%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 62 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 62 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 247 responses
  • The Senior Mock Election Debates.
    25%
  • Inaugural
    17%
  • Green Elephant Sale
    13%
  • Boost
    12%
  • Football half-time shows
    8%
  • Graduation
    8%
  • U of A Band Day
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,222
Free or Reduced Lunch
19%
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 63 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 63 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 63 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
24:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$57,705
Teachers in First/Second Year
1.8%
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 82 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 82 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 82 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$9,237 / year
National
$12,239
93%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 84 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 84 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 84 responses

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