PROFICIENCY 31% 14% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
22%Sunnyside Unified District

Desert View High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Sunnyside Unified District" in Tucson, AZ. There are a total of 2,113 students and 98 teachers at Desert View High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 1,301 free lunch students and 175 reduced lunch students.

Desert View High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 30.5%, which is 14% lower than the Arizona average.


Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch1301
Reduced lunch175


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment336
Taking some courses251
Taking some courses (not tests)72
Passing some courses88
Passing no courses155

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 Desert View High School, there are a total of 336 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 251 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School35%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School26%

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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Desert View High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 7.2% 4.4% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 3.7% 2.4% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.6% 0.4% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 84.1% 88.2% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 4.0% 3.9% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.2% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.2% 0.5% 2.2% 3.1%

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Tucson demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2,2265791
Median age33.237.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%53%55%
Speak English66%73%79%
Speak Spanish29%20%13%

Education level achieved in Tucson

Completed 8th grade81.1%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school79.5%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college60.7%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.3%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.8%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.4%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Desert View 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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