PROFICIENCY 45% 26% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
45%Deer Valley Unified District

Mountain Ridge 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 2,206 students and 94 teachers at Mountain Ridge High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 171 free lunch students and 66 reduced lunch students.

Mountain Ridge High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 45.0%, which is 26% higher than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch171
Reduced lunch66


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment448
Taking some courses394
Taking some courses (not tests)54
Passing some courses283
Passing no courses93

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 Mountain Ridge High School, there are a total of 448 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 394 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School45%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School45%

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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Mountain Ridge High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 74.9% 71.3% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 1.9% 2.9% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 6.5% 3.4% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 12.3% 18.1% 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 3.5% 2.9% 2.2% 3.1%

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Glendale demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,8535791
Median age40.737.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%53%55%
Speak English92%73%79%
Speak Spanish4%20%13%

Education level achieved in Glendale

Completed 8th grade95.4%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school95.4%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college82.4%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree55.0%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors45.4%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters14.2%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Mountain Ridge 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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