PROFICIENCY 97% 171% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Tucson Unified District
28%Tucson
36%Arizona

University 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 1,033 students and 56 teachers at University High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 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 96.5%, which is 171% higher than the Arizona average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1033
Teachers56
Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch
Reduced lunch

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment706
Taking some courses652
Taking some courses (not tests)63
Passing some courses591
Passing no courses47

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 706 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 652 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All95%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School>= 95%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All98%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School>= 95%

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

RaceSchoolDistrictArizonaNational
Caucasian 49.5% 22.3% 40.8% 51.1%
African American 1.3% 5.3% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 9.6% 1.7% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 32.8% 62.9% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 3.7% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.5% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.7% 3.8% 2.2% 3.1%

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Tucson demographics profile

StatisticTucsonArizonaNational
Population527,5866,728,577318,558,162
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

IndexTucsonArizonaNational
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 University High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.