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Basha High School

Public | PK, 9-12 & ungraded | 2351 students

 

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4 stars

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2014:
Based on 6 ratings
2013:
Based on 3 ratings
2012:
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2011:
Based on 2 ratings

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Posted May 6, 2005

Great Academic programs!Highest scores on State AIMS test in the district. Music, Art, and Culinary classes are growing and becoming very successful. Sports teams are top in the state. Football team could impress in the 2005-2006 season. Teachers are involved and do more than expected.
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 25, 2005

The school overall is really good, but there aren't many extracurricular activities. My friends and i feel left out of so many things that the school does have, because it's just not us. And the things that we would like to have, just aren't reconized by the people and staff of the school. But Basha being a new school, i can except this fact. But for future students...There needs to be more activities! Help out!
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 24, 2005

The quality of education is excellent at Basha. The kids really lear, and the administration only hires the most qualified teachers. We support our school because they support our children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 2, 2005

Basha high school is a great school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 7, 2003

This principal knows how to hire great people who inspire students to learn! Overall my children are challenged appropriately and are planning for college. This school is building a legacy of quality.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 62% in 2013.

588 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

596 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
90%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

588 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
91%
Scale: % meets or exceeds

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arizona used the Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. GreatSchools' profiles currently show AIMS mathematics, reading and writing results. 2013 AIMS grade 10 results represent on-track 10th graders for the 2013 test year. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

Source: Arizona Department of Education

  • In 2010-2011, this school was designated "Excelling".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was designated "Excelling".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was designated "Excelling".

About the tests


Arizona uses AZ LEARNS Achievement Profiles to indicate schools' overall performance each year. For elementary and middle schools, the profiles are based on current and historical aggregated AIMS results, MAP results and whether or not the school made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). For high schools, AIMS results, AYP status and graduation/dropout rates are used. Schools are identified as Excelling, Highly Performing, Performing Plus, Performing, Underperforming, Failing to Meet Academic Standards or Pending.

Source: Arizona Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 71% 42%
Hispanic 16% 43%
Black 7% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 17%N/A47%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
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Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Instrumental music lessons
  • Jazz band
  • Vocal lessons / coaching

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
  • Swimming pool
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School basics

Fax number
  • (480) 224-2120

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Instructional aide(s)/coach(es)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Cafeteria
  • Gym
  • Library
  • Swimming pool
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Diving
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
Girls sports
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Diving
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Instrumental music lessons
  • Jazz band
  • Vocal lessons / coaching
Note: Data provided by community members,
needs to be verified by school leaders.

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5990 South Val Vista Drive
Chandler, AZ 85249
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Phone: (480) 224-2100

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