PROFICIENCY 28% 21% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
32%Santa Cruz Valley Unified District
32%Rio Rico

Rio Rico High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Santa Cruz Valley Unified District" in Rio Rico, AZ. There are a total of 1,126 students and 51 teachers at Rio Rico High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 0 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Rio Rico High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 28.0%, which is 21% lower than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch0
Reduced lunch0


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

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 Rio Rico High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School25-29%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School25-29%

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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Rio Rico High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 5.0% 4.2% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 0.2% 0.3% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.4% 0.6% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 94.3% 94.6% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.2% 2.2% 3.1%

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Rio Rico demographics profile

StatisticRio RicoArizonaNational
Population density (sq mi)2995791
Median age32.537.137.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%53%55%
Speak English18%73%79%
Speak Spanish81%20%13%

Education level achieved in Rio Rico

IndexRio RicoArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade76.2%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school75.9%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college53.7%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.2%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.5%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.9%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Rio Rico 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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