Maricopa High School

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Maricopa High School
45012 W. Honeycutt Avenue
Maricopa, Arizona 85138
United States
Coordinates 33°3′13.59″N 112°3′10.52″W / 33.0537750°N 112.0529222°W / 33.0537750; -112.0529222
School type Public high school
Established circa 1959[1]
Principal Renita Myers
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,575 (October 1, 2012)[2]
Color(s) Red/white/black
Mascot Rams

Maricopa High School is a high school in Maricopa, Arizona under the jurisdiction of the Maricopa Unified School District.

It was opened by 1959. For the next decade, it held fewer than 100 students. At the height of the Baby Boom era, Maricopa peaked in 1976 with 218 students. It next surpassed that in 1985, when the school had 221 students. At the end of 1999, the school had some 305 students.

The 2000s were a decade of stunning growth in Pinal County (which saw 109% growth) and especially Maricopa (which grew 4,180%).[3] In 2000, Maricopa had 308 students. That jumped quickly (within five years) to 551, then to 1190 by October 2007,[4] 1473 in October 2008, and 1612 in October 2010. Maricopa High School is now larger than the town of Maricopa was in the year 2000 (1,040 residents).


  1. ^ Vinyard, Julia. "Ace Hardware gives Maricopa High a paint makeover." Chandler Republic (The Arizona Republic) 12 January 2011: 11.
  2. ^ AIA 2012 enrollment figures
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  4. ^ Oct 1 2007 enrollment