PROFICIENCY 43% 21% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
52%Scottsdale Unified District

Saguaro High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Scottsdale Unified District" in Scottsdale, AZ. There are a total of 1,316 students and 63 teachers at Saguaro High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 237 free lunch students and 68 reduced lunch students.

Saguaro High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 43.0%, which is 21% higher than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch237
Reduced lunch68


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment305
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses<=2
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 Saguaro High School, there are a total of 305 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 School45%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School41%

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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Saguaro High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 70.5% 66.0% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 2.7% 4.0% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 3.8% 5.1% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 18.7% 20.8% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 3.2% 2.5% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.3% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.7% 1.3% 2.2% 3.1%

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Scottsdale demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,2755791
Median age46.337.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%53%55%
Speak English87%73%79%
Speak Spanish6%20%13%

Education level achieved in Scottsdale

Completed 8th grade95.3%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school94.9%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college83.6%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree62.9%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors55.6%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters21.3%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.5%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Saguaro 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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