PROFICIENCY 22% 40% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
21%Tolleson Union High School District

La Joya Community High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Tolleson Union High School District" in Avondale, AZ. There are a total of 2,051 students and 85 teachers at La Joya Community High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 1,193 free lunch students and 230 reduced lunch students.

La Joya Community High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 21.5%, which is 40% lower than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch1193
Reduced lunch230


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment761
Taking some courses96
Taking some courses (not tests)671
Passing some courses11
Passing no courses71

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 La Joya Community High School, there are a total of 761 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 96 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School28%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School15%

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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La Joya Community High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 8.8% 11.0% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 12.6% 10.2% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 2.1% 2.0% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 72.7% 73.6% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.7% 1.4% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.2% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.8% 1.6% 2.2% 3.1%

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Avondale demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,7825791
Median age30.437.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%53%55%
Speak English63%73%79%
Speak Spanish32%20%13%

Education level achieved in Avondale

Completed 8th grade78.9%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school77.1%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college55.3%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.6%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.2%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.0%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The La Joya Community 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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