South Tucson school information

IndexSouth TucsonArizonaNational
Average Test Scores33%36%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a18:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,86379,221
Total private schoolsn/a31624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1487,963
The South Tucson, AZ educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. South Tucson public schools have average test scores of 33% which is 7% lower than than the Arizona average and 33% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of South Tucson public schools is n/a, compared to 18:1 in Arizona and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 58.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 50.8% have completed high school, 2.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in South Tucson are 33% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in South Tucson.
  • 58.7% of people in South Tucson have completed 8th grade.
  • 50.8% of people in South Tucson have completed high school.
  • 2.8% of people in South Tucson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in South Tucson

IndexSouth TucsonArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade58.7%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school50.8%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college28.8%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree7.3%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors2.8%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters0.5%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in South Tucson (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oro Valley, AZ42,37969%39%
Catalina Foothills, AZ51,32963%28%
Tanque Verde, AZ16,54650%2%
Casas Adobes, AZ68,69545%9%
Tucson, AZ527,58632%35%
South Tucson, AZ5,62733%33%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Violet, LA5,62155%11%
Hidden Valley Lake, CA5,61844%12%
Coraopolis, PA5,61750%2%
Swartz Creek, MI5,61746%7%
Richmond, MO5,63850%1%
South Tucson, AZ5,62733%33%
Source: The South Tucson, AZ education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.