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Santa Cruz Valley Union High School

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Posted March 5, 2012

I sent a comment a few minutes ago explaining that we are new to this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 7, 2007

My child attended Santa Cruz Valley Union High School last year and I am very dis satisfied with the education she received. The teachers are unwilling to help when the children have a question. If you have an option, do not send your child there.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 15, 2004

The Principal has to wake up and get started. Take actions against against the kids giving behavior problems. Lend full support to your teachers. The teachers are very enthusiastic and devoted inspite of being not heard by the principal.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 15, 2002

The school is trying to make some changes which will enhance the educational environment, however there are still huge gaps. Parents, administrators and the community will all have to work together to make real changes.


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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.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
30%

2012

 
 
36%

2011

 
 
33%

2010

 
 
33%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
60%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
45%
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 "Performing Plus".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was designated "Performing".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was designated "Performing".

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
Hispanic 84% 43%
White 10% 42%
Black 4% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
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 76%N/A47%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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900 N Main St
Eloy, AZ 85231
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