Chandler High School in Chandler, AZ - Niche

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Chandler High School is a public 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 572 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.9 from 572 reviews
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    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Health & Safety: Not very much bullying, I've never felt uncomfortably unsafe.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: Lots of programs offered like band, choir, sports, and career prep classes.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: The Honors and AP/IB teachers and programs are great, not so much the on-level classes. Depending on the program you would like to go into this school may or may not be for you. If you like choir, the choir program is literally world renowned in the barbershop world. If you like theatre, the program is good but could be better, there's both a play and musical every year and students in the advanced class get to compete at ITS festival. The visual arts programs like ceramics and drawing are very bad and taught by teachers that don't care. Athletics are top notch and most of our teams go to state championships. The band program is good or bad depending on which teacher you get. Overall though, this is a great school.
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Teachers: Most teachers are very good and help the students to understand the topic/lesson. Iv'e noticed however, in most non AP or Honors courses, teachers have a hard time controlling the class.
    • Recent Alumnus
    • 3
    Overall Experience: Rough area of location - not very safe feeling while in school

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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3.33 Mesquite High School 2 mi. 2,016
4.00 Hamilton High School 4 mi. 3,655
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EDUPRIZE - Gilbert Campus 5 mi. 1,828
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


Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

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


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 92 responses

  • 87% Yes
  • 12% Not sure.
  • 1% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 78 responses

  • 22% Most of the teachers, the clubs,programs & friends
  • 16% School spirit
  • 15% Admin and teachers care about students ~99%/time
  • 15% The cultural diversity
  • 11% You meet someone new everyday
  • 9% The final exemption policy and class options
  • 8% The large sports programs are very active
  • 4% Classes offered
  • 1% 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 82 responses

  • 52% All of the above, plus many successful sports
  • 13% The ethnic variety
  • 9% The history
  • 6% Chandler High School has the IB Program & NHS
  • 5% IB/AP School
  • 4% Sports
  • 4% All of the above
  • 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 81 responses

  • 31% Multicultral. Lots of tradition and pride.
  • 25% Multi-Cultural
  • 17% Very diverse
  • 12% 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 75 responses

  • 28% I love everything about this school.
  • 67% 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.