• Phoenix Union High School District Profile

    • Year Founded: 1895
    • Student Enrollment: 25,903
    • Attendance Rate: 87.6%
    • 4-year Graduation Rate: 73.4%
    • Annual Dropout Rate: 6%
    • District Size: 220 Square Miles
    • Grades: 9-12
  • 23 Schools

    • 11 Comprehensive
    • 4 Small Specialty Schools
    • 3 Support Schools
    • 3 Micro Schools
    • 1 Digital Academy
    • PXU City
  • District Diversity

    • Hispanic: 81.4%
    • African American: 9.4%
    • Caucasian: 3.9%
    • Native American: 2.2%
    • Asian: 1.4%
    • Other: 1.7%
    • English Language Learners: 17.4%
    • Primary Home Language
    • Spanish: 44.7%
    • English: 52.2%
    • Primary Home
    • Languages Represented: 100+
    • Special Education Program: 10.8%
    • Gifted Program: 4.5%
    • Free and Reduced Lunch: 86%
  • Magnet Programs

    • Aviation / Aerospace Education
    • Computer Studies
    • Global Studies
    • International Baccalaureate
    • Law-Related Studies
    • 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 Elementary, Riverside, Roosevelt, and Wilson

  • Employees: 3,174


    Staff

    • Teachers: 1,370
    • Certified Non-Teachers: 288
    • Support Staff: 1,371 (including 184 Part-Time workers)
    • Administrators: 145

    Teacher Education

    • 66% have Masters or above

    Teacher Experience

    • 62% 10 years or more
    • 23% 4-9 years
    • 15% 0-3 years
    • Beginning Teacher Salary: $52,200
    • Average Teacher Salary: $77,686 *Includes Prop 301 Performance-based pay.