Details overview

Hours 08:15 AM - 03:00 PM
School leader Dr. Terry Maurer
District Agua Fria Union High School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Block scheduling
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
5
Music
including: Theory
21
AP Classes
including: Spanish Language and Culture
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Orchestra
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Career and Tech programs Arts, A/V Technology & Communications
Business Management & Administration
Health Science
Marketing
Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Media arts Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught Latin
Spanish
AP classes offered Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
Environmental Science
Human Geography
Physics 1: Algebra-Based
Physics 2: Algebra-Based
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Physics C: Mechanics
Psychology
Spanish Language and Culture
Statistics
Studio Art: 2-D Design
Studio Art: 3-D Design
Studio Art: Drawing
United States Government and Politics
United States History
World History

Support

12
Facilities
including: Science lab
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
College / career center
Computer lab
Gym
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Gifted and talented programs
Tutoring
College preparation resources College/career counseling
College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
School-sponsored trips to college campuses

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 52% 42%
Hispanic 37% 43%
Black 6% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 48% 49%
N/A 52% 51%
Male 52% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 1% 47%
Source: See notes

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
School counselor
School psychologist
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Latin
Spanish
Staff details Verrado High School employs a unique and innovative staff that is passionate about their content and wants to connect with their students. Our staff is here to challenge your student to be College and Career Ready by the time that they leave the halls of VHS.

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students

Enrollment

Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Apply to the school
Students living in district can apply for transfer
Students living outside district can apply for transfer
Application requirements Application

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012