South Mountain High School

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3/10
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Reviews
16
Grades
9-12
Students
1,706
Type
Public
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Academics
3/10
Test scores
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Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Science
18%
State avg: 53%
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Geometry
13%
State avg: 34%
Algebra II
11%
State avg: 30%
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College readiness
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4-year high school graduation rate
74%
State avg: 76%
AP course participation
11%
State avg: 15%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
8%
State avg: 59%
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Equity
Environment
Students
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Hispanic
78%
Black
16%
White
3%
Two or more races
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Asian
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
17 :1
State avg: 21 :1
Students per counselor
288 :1
State avg: 756 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
97%
State avg: 85%
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Neighborhood
5401 South 7th St
Phoenix, AZ 85040
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Last modified: May 3, 2017

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