Catalina High School
9 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Catalina High School
Catalina High School is a public school located in Tucson, Arizona. It is part of the Tucson Unified School District and serves students in grades 9-12. The school has a long history of academic excellence and a strong commitment to providing a quality education for all students. The school is known for its diverse student body, which includes students from a variety of backgrounds and cultures.
Catalina High School offers a wide range of courses and extracurricular activities. The school has a strong focus on the arts, with courses in visual arts, music, theater, and dance. It also offers a range of AP and honors classes, as well as a variety of sports teams and clubs. The school also has a strong commitment to community service and provides opportunities for students to get involved in volunteer activities.
Catalina High School is a great place for students to receive an education and to grow and develop as individuals. The school provides a safe and nurturing environment where students can learn and thrive.
3645 E Pima St
Tucson, AZ 85716
Overview Catalina High School
Catalina High School serves 572 students in grades 8-12.
Catalina High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
Verdict on Catalina High School
Catalina High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Catalina High School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.