University High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#29
College Readiness Index
94.4
Math Proficiency
3.9
Reading Proficiency
3.6
Student/Teacher Ratio
21:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 852 Students
  • 41 Teachers

University High School
421 NORTH ARCADIA BLVD
TUCSON, AZ 85711

Phone: (520) 225-6060

District: Tucson Unified School District

Overview

University High School offers honors and Advanced Placement courses, as well as electives such as software development and beginning dance. University High School partners with the University of Arizona to offer concurrent enrollment in an engineering course. Foreign languages offered include Chinese and German, and student groups range from archery to Model United Nations. Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords graduated from University High.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#29
State Rank
#4
STEM Rank
#142

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 852
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 46%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 15%
Full-Time Teachers 41

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 100%
Proficient in Math 100%
College Readiness Index 94.4

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 22
Total Students 16,010
Proficient in Reading (district average) 69%
Proficient in Math (district average) 46%
College Readiness (district average) 19.9

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