PROFICIENCY 65% 81% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
48%Peoria Unified School District

Ironwood High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Peoria Unified School District" in Glendale, AZ. There are a total of 1,987 students and 90 teachers at Ironwood High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 602 free lunch students and 125 reduced lunch students.

Ironwood High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 64.5%, which is 81% higher than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch602
Reduced lunch125


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment67
Taking some courses61
Taking some courses (not tests)14
Passing some courses44
Passing no courses<=2

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 Ironwood High School, there are a total of 67 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 61 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

8>= 50%
High School67%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School62%

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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Ironwood High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 52.9% 57.0% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 5.9% 4.6% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 5.0% 2.6% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 29.6% 30.3% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.7% 0.9% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.4% 4.2% 2.2% 3.1%

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Glendale demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)9035791
Median age39.237.137.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%53%55%
Speak English85%73%79%
Speak Spanish10%20%13%

Education level achieved in Glendale

Completed 8th grade88.9%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school88.3%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college67.0%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.0%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.8%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.5%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Ironwood 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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