Chandler High School in Chandler, AZ - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    3,123
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    593 3.9
  • Ranking

Chandler High School is a public coed school in Chandler, Arizona. It has 3,123 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 82% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 593 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

350 North Arizona Av.
Chandler, AZ 85225
(480) 812-7000

Ratings and Reviews
3.9 from 593 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: This school is very safe. We have a SRO and a security team. The Chandler Police Department is just down the road from us so we have a quick police response if we need it. We have routine fire drills and lockdown drills. I wouldn't worry about my safety at school. The health of students is good and we have a good nurses office.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: There is a good amount of different extracurriculars. They are typically really easy to join and they are a welcoming environment. Some take a lot of commitment but others not so much so it's easier to be in lots of clubs. Administration works hard to be involved with what their students are doing with their extracurriculars.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: I love that I can meet all sorts of different people. Chandler has an awesome mix of people that gives you a chance to meet new people. I would always chose to go to chandler if I had to do it all over.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Teachers: The teachers at Chandler are very knowledgeable and make an effort to keep students engaged in learning. Technology is used a lot in the classroom, making learning fun and interesting. They are very communicative and most are consistent with grading.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: The staff in charge of the IB is awesome! They are all encouraging and supportive. Each of them are concerned with your well being as well as your education. The head coordinator, Mrs Bender, has been there for me through everything. She has seen me both laugh and cry. She has always been there to help me in making decisions or even being there just for me to vent to. The overall program is outstanding, filled with wise and helpful individuals.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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3.66 Corona del Sol High School 5 mi. 2,746

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Chandler High School United States Arizona Corona del Sol High School Dobson High School EDUPRIZE - Gilbert Campus Hamilton High School Mesquite High School
Hispanic 41.0% 25.0% 44.6% 18.0% 40.0% 14.0% 20.0% 22.0%
White 38.0% 51.0% 40.2% 60.0% 42.0% 73.0% 53.0% 61.0%
African American 9.0% 15.0% 5.1% 5.0% 8.0% 2.0% 8.0% 6.0%
Asian 6.0% 4.8% 2.6% 8.0% 3.0% 4.0% 13.0% 6.0%
Native American 2.0% 1.1% 5.0% 2.0% 4.0% 0% 2.0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 2.2% 3.0% 0% 3.0% 0% 2.0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 25.2%
Grade 10 25.5%
Grade 11 24.3%
Grade 12 24.9%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 99 responses

  • 88% Yes
  • 11% Not sure.
  • 1% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 85 responses

  • 22% Most of the teachers, the clubs,programs & friends
  • 16% School spirit
  • 16% Admin and teachers care about students ~99%/time
  • 15% The cultural diversity
  • 10% You meet someone new everyday
  • 8% The final exemption policy and class options
  • 8% The large sports programs are very active
  • 6% Classes offered
  • 0% The marching band

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 68 responses

  • 19% I dont have anything negative to say about it
  • 19% The gap between on-level and honors is large
  • 18% The emphasis on either sports or IB diplomas
  • 14% The amount of students
  • 10% Some buildings are spread far apart
  • 7% Some people do not even attempt to do well.
  • 6% The amount of pressure to get good grades
  • 5% Athletes get more help or leeway sometimes
  • 1% The sporting coachs werent supportive of tutoring
  • 1% Assignments not posted; teachers don't ans. emails

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 89 responses

  • 48% All of the above, plus many successful sports
  • 13% The ethnic variety
  • 9% The history
  • 8% All of the above
  • 7% Chandler High School has the IB Program & NHS
  • 4% IB/AP School
  • 3% Sports
  • 2% All the above except sports, it's just track
  • 2% The school spirit
  • 1% Outstanding fine arts programs
  • 1% Fantastic Choir Program

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 88 responses

  • 33% Multicultral. Lots of tradition and pride.
  • 23% Multi-Cultural
  • 18% Very diverse
  • 11% Friendly
  • 9% Exciting
  • 6% Inspiring

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 64 responses

  • 45% Dont be afraid to go out of your comfort zone
  • 27% Don't be afraid to ask for help when you need it
  • 16% To be prepared to learn and become a brighter kid
  • 12% Ask all question and talk to your counselor

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 82 responses

  • 29% I love everything about this school.
  • 66% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 4% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 1% I hate everything about this school.