PROFICIENCY 41% 15% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
48%Tempe Union High School District

Marcos De Niza High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Tempe Union High School District" in Tempe, AZ. There are a total of 1,582 students and 76 teachers at Marcos De Niza High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 29 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Marcos De Niza High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 41.0%, which is 15% higher than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch29
Reduced lunch0


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment174
Taking some courses78
Taking some courses (not tests)91
Passing some courses38
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 Marcos De Niza High School, there are a total of 174 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 78 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School47%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School35%

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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Marcos De Niza High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 30.5% 44.5% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 10.5% 10.2% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 2.3% 5.8% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 43.0% 31.4% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 10.5% 4.0% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.5% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.5% 3.6% 2.2% 3.1%

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Tempe demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4,3705791
Median age28.537.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)34%53%55%
Speak English75%73%79%
Speak Spanish14%20%13%

Education level achieved in Tempe

Completed 8th grade90.2%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school89.1%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college75.4%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree50.5%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.7%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters17.1%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.9%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.6%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Marcos De Niza 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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