Cortez High School



Cortez High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cortez High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 360
10 274
11 264
12 229

Cortez High School is a public high school of the Glendale Union High School District located in Phoenix, AZ. It has 1,127 students in grades 9th through 12th. Cortez High School is the 125th largest public high school in Arizona and the 5,210th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,127
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 55
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,210th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 125th out of 659
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 147th out of 276
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 118th out of 276

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Cortez High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 579
(51%)
7,831
(51%)
 Female 548
(49%)
7,621
(49%)

Cortez High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 632
(56%)
8,564
(55%)
 White 234
(21%)
4,471
(29%)
 Black 119
(11%)
1,311
(8%)
 Asian 72
(6%)
487
(3%)
 American Indian 54
(5%)
388
(3%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
204
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
27
(0%)

Cortez High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 772
(69%)
8,649
(56%)
 Not Eligible 259
(23%)
5,699
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 96
(9%)
1,104
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Cortez High School is ranked 50th out of 416 ranked schools in Arizona, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cortez High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Cortez High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1327
2006 1329
2007 1308
2008 1269
2009 1271
2010 1216
2011 1159
2012 1181
2013 1156
2014 1127
2015 1127

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 18.1
2007 18.5
2008 18.6
2009 20.5
2010 20
2011 19.8
2012 20.2
2013 19.7
2014 20.5
2015 20.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.56292388847023
2006 0.42663656884876
2007 0.59785932721713
2008 0.56737588652482
2009 0.65932336742722
2010 0.71299342105263
2011 0.65228645383952
2012 0.80355630821338
2013 0.81228373702422
2014 0.80567879325643
2015 0.77018633540373

Compare Cortez High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,016.7% 20.2:1
 
2,050.0% 20.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 77.0%
 

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