PROFICIENCY 29% 19% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
27%Apache Junction Unified District
29%Apache Junction

Apache Junction High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Apache Junction Unified District" in Apache Junction, AZ. There are a total of 1,304 students and 70 teachers at Apache Junction High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 566 free lunch students and 156 reduced lunch students.

Apache Junction High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 29.0%, which is 19% lower than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch566
Reduced lunch156


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment98
Taking some courses66
Taking some courses (not tests)31
Passing some courses43
Passing no courses15

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Apache Junction High School, there are a total of 98 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 66 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School33%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School25%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Apache Junction High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 64.5% 64.9% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 1.4% 1.1% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.9% 0.8% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 28.8% 28.7% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 1.0% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.3% 3.0% 2.2% 3.1%

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Apache Junction demographics profile

StatisticApache JunctionArizonaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,0775791
Median age52.137.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%53%55%
Speak English88%73%79%
Speak Spanish9%20%13%

Education level achieved in Apache Junction

IndexApache JunctionArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade80.9%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school79.4%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college51.3%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.2%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.6%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.1%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Apache Junction High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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