University High School (Tolleson)

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University High School
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University High School (Tolleson)
9419 W. Van Buren St.

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United States
Coordinates 33°26′53″N112°15′50″W / 33.448°N 112.264°W / 33.448; -112.264 Coordinates: 33°26′53″N112°15′50″W / 33.448°N 112.264°W / 33.448; -112.264
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TypePublic (magnet) secondary
Established2006
Oversight Tolleson Union High School District
PrincipalVickie Landis (Current), Susan Thompson (Former), Courtney Stevens (former)
Staff17.40 (FTE) [1]
Grades9–12
Enrollment477 (2018-19) [1]
Student to teacher ratio28.91 [1]
CampusSuburban
Color(s)Dark Green and Gold
MascotLighthouse
Website University High School

University High School (UHS) is an American public college preparatory high school located in the Tolleson Union High School District in Arizona. The UHS mission statement is "harnessing the power of dreams". The school mascot is a lighthouse, and the colors that represent it are green and gold.

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History

University High School opened in 2006. It was founded by Dr. Dean and three co-founders. It is a shared campus with Tolleson Union High School, established in 1927. It is currently ranked #6 in Arizona according to US News in 2016, and is ranked #36 in America according to US News. [2]

Curriculum

All of the students at University High School take AP classes every year. The schedule of classes are all AP/advanced except for electives, which can be taken with Tolleson, or West-Mec. Advisory days are every Tuesday. The list of AP classes available include:

Admission

Students that wish to attend can apply during 8th grade, after 9th/10th grade, or (special cases ONLY) 11th grade.

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References

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US News 2015