PROFICIENCY 36% 1% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
21%Tolleson Union High School District

Tolleson Union High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Tolleson Union High School District" in Tolleson, AZ. There are a total of 1,911 students and 92 teachers at Tolleson Union High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 1,158 free lunch students and 225 reduced lunch students.

Tolleson Union High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 36.0%, which is 1% higher than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch1158
Reduced lunch225


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment476
Taking some courses38
Taking some courses (not tests)440
Passing some courses11
Passing no courses23

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 Tolleson Union High School, there are a total of 476 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 38 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School37%

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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Tolleson Union High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 5.4% 11.0% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 11.3% 10.2% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 1.2% 2.0% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 77.8% 73.6% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 2.5% 1.4% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.2% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.4% 1.6% 2.2% 3.1%

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Tolleson demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,2115791
Median age30.437.137.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%53%55%
Speak English33%73%79%
Speak Spanish65%20%13%

Education level achieved in Tolleson

Completed 8th grade63.2%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school60.5%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college35.9%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.5%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.8%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters1.5%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.2%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Tolleson Union 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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