• Phoenix Union High School District Profile
     
    Year Founded: 1895

    Student Enrollment: 27,761
    Attendance Rate: 93.8%
    4-year Graduation Rate: 85%
    Annual Dropout Rate: 3.2%
     
    District Size: 220 Square Miles

    Grades: 9-12
     
    Number of Schools:20
    10 comprehensive
    1 College & Career Magnet    School 
    3 Support Schools
    4 Small Schools 
    2 Micro Schools

     
    Magnet Programs
    • Aviation / Aerospace Education 
    • Computer Studies
    • Global Studies
    • International Baccalaureate
    • Law-Related Studies
    • Marine Science
    • Medical and Health Studies
    • Metro Tech High School
    • Multimedia Communications
    • Performing Arts
    • Visual Arts
    Elementary Partner Districts
    Alhambra, Balsz, Cartwright, Creighton, Isaac, Laveen, Madison, Murphy, Osborn, Phoenix, Riverside, Roosevelt and Wilson
    District Diversity
    Hispanic: 81.7%
    Anglo: 4.4%
    African American: 8.3%
    Native American: 2.4%
    Asian: 1.6%
    Other: 1.6% 
    English Language Learners: 5%
    Primary Home Language
    English: 44.2%
    Spanish: 52.4%
    Primary Home
    Languages Represented: 71
     
    Special Education Program: 10.6%
     
    Gifted Program: 5.6%
     
    Free and Reduced Lunch: 77.4%
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Employees: 2,777
     
    Staff
    Teachers: 1,617
    Support Staff: 1,076
    Administrators: 84
     
    Teacher Education
    52% have Masters or above
     
    Teacher Experience
    68% 10 year or more
    26% 4-9 years
    6% 0-3 years
    Beginning Teacher Salary: $40,702
     
    Average Teacher Salary:$60,924 *Includes Prop 301 Performance-based pay.