PROFICIENCY 31% 14% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Tucson Unified District

Sahuaro High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Tucson Unified District" in Tucson, AZ. There are a total of 1,714 students and 73 teachers at Sahuaro High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 557 free lunch students and 103 reduced lunch students.

Sahuaro 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 ratio24:1
Free lunch557
Reduced lunch103


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment289
Taking some courses111
Taking some courses (not tests)175
Passing some courses55
Passing no courses46

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 Sahuaro High School, there are a total of 289 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 111 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School29%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School32%

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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Sahuaro High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 50.4% 22.3% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 6.0% 5.3% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 1.9% 1.7% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 35.0% 62.9% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.0% 3.7% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.5% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.1% 3.8% 2.2% 3.1%

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Tucson demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)5,4805791
Median age38.137.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)38%53%55%
Speak English35%73%79%
Speak Spanish63%20%13%

Education level achieved in Tucson

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%
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Source: The Sahuaro 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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