PROFICIENCY 0% 100% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
21%Tolleson Union High School District

University 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 524 students and 19 teachers at University High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of n/a free lunch students and n/a reduced lunch students.

University High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 0.0%, which is 100% lower than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch
Reduced lunch


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment540
Taking some courses298
Taking some courses (not tests)241
Passing some courses139
Passing no courses149

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 University High School, there are a total of 540 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 298 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

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Proficiency in languages by grade

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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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University High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 19.6% 11.0% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 6.9% 10.2% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 8.0% 2.0% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 64.1% 73.6% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 1.4% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.2% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.4% 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 University 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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