PROFICIENCY 33% 7% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
45%Deer Valley Unified District

Deer Valley High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Deer Valley Unified District" in Glendale, AZ. There are a total of 1,854 students and 95 teachers at Deer Valley High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 413 free lunch students and 152 reduced lunch students.

Deer Valley High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 33.0%, which is 7% lower than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch413
Reduced lunch152


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment270
Taking some courses59
Taking some courses (not tests)229
Passing some courses35
Passing no courses18

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 Deer Valley High School, there are a total of 270 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 59 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School35%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School31%

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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Deer Valley High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 67.2% 71.3% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 4.4% 2.9% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 2.8% 3.4% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 20.3% 18.1% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.7% 1.0% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.1% 2.9% 2.2% 3.1%

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Glendale demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2735791
Median age49.337.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)67%53%55%
Speak English94%73%79%
Speak Spanish3%20%13%

Education level achieved in Glendale

Completed 8th grade91.1%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school90.6%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college67.7%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.5%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.5%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.8%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Deer Valley 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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