Chandler High School in Chandler, AZ - Niche

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Chandler High School is a public school in Chandler, Arizona. It has 3,175 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 80% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 473 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

350 North Arizona Av.
Chandler, AZ 85225
(480) 812-7600

Ratings and Reviews
3.9 from 473 reviews
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    • High School Sophomore
    • 5
    Overall Experience: This school is amazing the teachers are always positive and ready to teach the atmosphere of the school is wonderful your surrounded by students that love to learn
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: I love Chandler High School. I came here from a very small prep school with about 80 kids in my graduating year class. Because I have never been to a large school before, I was not sure what to expect. Many people would tell me that it would be extremely hard to meet new people, since everyone has their own cliches and groups already, that there would be drugs and unsafe behavior, and just all those stereotypical events. But, Chandler High was not like that at all. I met a lot of friends and the teachers try to get to know each and every one of their students. If I ever needed help, I could ask them. Even with thousands of students every day, all of my teachers remembered my name. I'm really glad I chose to move to Chandler High because there was also so much this school was able to offer. From the different classes to clubs, I have much more choices.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I have had a great high school experience, mostly because of the opportunities available to me. The teachers are also great, as they will often teach beyond the classroom and genuinely care for all students.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I wish there was more of an emphasis on extracurriculars that are not sports, (we have at least four sports assemblies a year, but never have any performing arts assemblies) but overall going to this school is a very positive experience.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: Just like at any school there are good and bad teachers, but the good teachers tend to be excellent.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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4.00 Chandler Traditional Junior High School Public
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Hill Learning Academy Public, Alternative
3.33 Mesquite High School Public
3.66 John M. Andersen Junior High School Public
3.33 Islands Elementary School Public
4.00 T. Dale Hancock Elementary School Public
Montessori Day School - Chandler Lakeshore Campus Public, Charter
2.66 Seton Catholic Preparatory High School Private, Religious
3.33 Marshall Humphrey II Elementary School Public
3.33 Pomeroy Elementary School Public
4.00 Robert & Danell Tarwater Elementary School Public
4.00 Chandler Traditional Academy - Liberty Campus Public
4.33 Dobson Academy Public, Charter
4.00 Chandler Traditional Academy - Goodman Campus Public, Alternative
Desert Sun Child Development Center Private
Hope Christian Academy Private, Alternative, Religious
3.66 Summit Academy Public
Aim High Institute Public, Charter
Chandler Scholastic Academy Public, Charter
4.00 Paragon Science Academy Public, Charter
3.33 Imagine Charter Elementary School at West Gilbert Public, Charter
3.00 Imagine Charter Middle School at West Gilbert Public, Charter
4.00 Bogle Junior High School Public
Rancho Solano Private Schools Private
4.00 Anna Marie Jacobson Elementary School Public
3.33 Learning Foundation & Performing Arts - Gilbert Public, Charter
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4.00 Basha Elementary School Public
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2.66 Dobson High School Public
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St. Timothy Catholic School Private, Religious
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3.66 Neely Traditional Academy Public
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2.66 Leading Edge Academy - Gilbert Early College Campus Public, Charter
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.33 Mesquite High School 2 mi. 2,491
4.00 Hamilton High School 4 mi. 3,413
2.66 Dobson High School 4 mi. 3,047
3.33 Gilbert High School 5 mi. 2,744
3.33 Corona del Sol High School 5 mi. 2,387

Around Chandler High School

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

Student Diversity

Chandler High School United States Corona del Sol High School Dobson High School Gilbert High School Hamilton High School Mesquite High School
White 41.0% 51.6% 65.0% 48.0% 68.0% 53.0% 63.0%
Hispanic 40.0% 24.5% 14.0% 36.0% 21.0% 20.0% 19.0%
African American 8.0% 15.2% 5.0% 7.0% 4.0% 9.0% 5.0%
Asian 6.0% 4.7% 9.0% 3.0% 3.0% 13.0% 8.0%
Native American 1.0% 1.1% 2.0% 3.0% 0% 2.0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.6% 1.0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 26.5%
Grade 10 25.7%
Grade 11 24.2%
Grade 12 23.6%

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 51 responses

  • 86% Yes
  • 12% Not sure.
  • 2% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 38 responses

  • 23% Most of the teachers, the clubs,programs & friends
  • 16% Admin and teachers care about students ~99%/time
  • 16% The cultural diversity
  • 15% You meet someone new everyday
  • 12% The final exemption policy and class options
  • 12% School spirit
  • 5% The large sports programs are very active

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 40 responses

  • 24% I dont have anything negative to say about it
  • 22% The gap between on-level and honors is large
  • 20% The emphasis on either sports or IB diplomas
  • 15% The amount of students
  • 12% Some buildings are spread far apart
  • 7% The amount of pressure to get good grades

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 42 responses

  • 48% All of the above, plus many successful sports
  • 19% The ethnic variety
  • 10% IB/AP School
  • 10% The history
  • 7% Chandler High School has the IB Program & NHS
  • 5% Sports
  • 2% All the above except sports, it's just track

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 41 responses

  • 37% Multi-Cultural
  • 20% Multicultral. Lots of tradition and pride.
  • 15% Friendly
  • 15% Very diverse
  • 10% Exciting
  • 5% Inspiring

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 40 responses

  • 48% Dont be afraid to go out of your comfort zone
  • 30% Don't be afraid to ask for help when you need it
  • 20% To be prepared to learn and become a brighter kid
  • 2% Ask all question and talk to your counselor

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 34 responses

  • 18% I love everything about this school.
  • 74% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 6% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 3% I hate everything about this school.