University High School



University High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

University 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
9 302
10 287
11 256
12 211

University High School is a public high school of the Tucson Unified School District located in Tucson, AZ. It has 1,056 students in grades 9th through 12th. University High School is the 130th largest public high school in Arizona and the 5,610th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,056
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,610th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 130th out of 659
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 201st out of 276
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 127th out of 276

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University High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 628
(59%)
7,029
(49%)
 Male 428
(41%)
7,360
(51%)

University High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 508
(48%)
3,400
(24%)
 Hispanic 357
(34%)
8,723
(61%)
 Asian 98
(9%)
327
(2%)
 Two or More 71
(7%)
567
(4%)
 Black 17
(2%)
884
(6%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
433
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
55
(0%)

University High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,053
(100%)
14,363
(100%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 3
(0%)
26
(0%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

University High School is ranked 401st out of 416 ranked schools in Arizona, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of University High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (0.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 43.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

University High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 669
2006 705
2007 723
2008 762
2009 796
2010 852
2011 893
2012 934
2013 1009
2014 1033
2015 1056

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.6
2006 19.2
2007 17.5
2008 14.8
2009 17.7
2010 20.8
2011 21.3
2012 21.2
2013 24.9
2014 18.4
2015 22.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.097159940209268
2006 0.097872340425532
2007 0.0027662517289073
2008 0.086614173228346
2009 0.13065326633166
2010 0.15023474178404
2011 0.15677491601344
2012 0.16702355460385
2013 0.16352824578791
2014
2015 0.0028409090909091

Compare University High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,016.7% 20.2:1
 
2,290.0% 22.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 0.3%
 
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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