Phoenix Union High School District Profile
 
Year Founded: 1895

Student Enrollment: 27,228
Attendance Rate: 93.8%
4-year Graduation Rate: 75.8%
Annual Dropout Rate: 5.2%
 
District Size: 220 Square Miles

Grades: 9-12
 
Number of Schools:17
11 comprehensive
3 alternative programs
3 small 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: 81.2%
Anglo: 4.6%
African American: 8.6%
Native American: 2.4%
Asian: 1.7%
English Language Learners: 3.5%
Primary Home Language
English: 46.3%
Spanish: 50.1%
Primary Home
Languages Represented: 71
 
Special Education Program: 11.5%
 
Gifted Program: 5.5%
 
Free and Reduced Lunch: 85.3%
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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: $37,317
 
Average Teacher Salary:$59,000 *Includes Prop 301 Performance-based pay.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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