PROFICIENCY 27% 24% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
32%Maricopa Unified School District

Maricopa High School is a school servicing grades 6 to 12 and is located in the district of "Maricopa Unified School District" in Maricopa, AZ. There are a total of 1,796 students and 70 teachers at Maricopa High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 742 free lunch students and 203 reduced lunch students.

Maricopa High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 27.0%, which is 24% lower than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch742
Reduced lunch203


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment242
Taking some courses59
Taking some courses (not tests)186
Passing some courses14
Passing no courses35

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 Maricopa High School, there are a total of 242 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 School26%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School28%

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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Maricopa High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 38.6% 38.2% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 14.1% 12.1% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 2.5% 2.1% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 35.6% 36.5% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 6.1% 7.3% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.7% 3.4% 2.2% 3.1%

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Maricopa demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,0635791
Median age34.837.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%53%55%
Speak English82%73%79%
Speak Spanish12%20%13%

Education level achieved in Maricopa

Completed 8th grade88.2%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school87.2%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college65.5%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.1%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.4%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.4%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Maricopa 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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