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Superior Senior High School

Public | 9-12 & ungraded | 131 students

 

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Posted January 4, 2014

Former student. Horrible school! There is lack of good teachers and counselors, you will not learn anything because the teachers are too busy with their own personal problems.There is an extreme amount of favoritism mostly among the teachers that are related to the students. In Superior you will only get a job if they know you personally or if you are related to them. Horrible principals that don't do anything. Lack of involvement from the administration, and you will be ignored if you have issues, unless like I said you are related or well known. Your child will be harassed of they are a new student! Avoid this school if possible.


Posted February 28, 2011

Superior High School lacks an involved principal, that will take care of disrupting students, which there seems to be a large amount of in this Jr/High school. Budget cuts have caused many teachers to fill too many positions, and the results of this include ineffectiveness, disruptive students, and lack of control on the parts of the teachers and the invisible principle.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 8, 2006

As parent and a teacher, I'm concerned about the turnover in Principals, 9 in 10 years. Are good administrators hard to find? I agree that some of the Principals, and the former Superintendent, were worthless., but the current Principal has raised our ranking from 'Underperforming' to 'Performing' in 2 years, and the School Board has decided not to renew his contract and hire another Principal.... Teacher turnover is 20-30% every year. they don't have these problems at the elementarey school. Something must be wrong at the Jr/Sr High School... discipline and morale are suffering because of this lack of consitence... I wish I knw what to do...
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 6, 2003

The behavior of the students in this small community is terrible. I fill this makes it difficult for the teachers to want to do their jobs and also make it difficult to create a good learning enviroment.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted April 4, 2003

Would the parent who wrote the first post back in Oct. please email me at legaleagleget@yahoo.com. I agree with everything you say.


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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.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
23%

2011

 
 
43%

2010

 
 
45%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
78%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2013.

24 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
32%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
60%
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".
  • 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 83% 43%
White 15% 42%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 5%
Black 1% 5%
Two or more races 1% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 21%N/A47%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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100 Mary Drive
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