Maryvale High School (Phoenix, Arizona)

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Maryvale High School
Maryvale Panther Mascot.png
3415 North 59th Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85031
Coordinates 33°29′21″N 112°11′05″W / 33.489171°N 112.184631°W / 33.489171; -112.184631Coordinates: 33°29′21″N 112°11′05″W / 33.489171°N 112.184631°W / 33.489171; -112.184631
Type Public high school
Established 1963
Principal Mr. Manuel Silvas
Faculty Approx. 221
Grades 9-12
Number of students 3,086 (September 24, 2015)[1]
Color(s)          Black and Gold
Mascot Panther

Maryvale High School is part of the Phoenix Union High School District. The school opened in 1963 and is located at 3415 North 59th Avenue northwest of downtown Phoenix. The first graduating class was in 1964. Maryvale’s enrollment is 3,083 students, over 90 percent of whom are Hispanic.[2] The school predominantly serves students from partner elementary districts Cartwright and Isaac. Maryvale is a comprehensive high school known for maintaining the best attendance and graduation rate (91.4%) in the district. Maryvale's curriculum consists of over 60 AP and Honors sections in all academic and elective classes. Students also have the opportunity to be dual enrolled with Phoenix College earning college credit alongside their high school credit. Maryvale seniors consistently receive scholarships totaling over $1,000,000. Maryvale's staff includes six National Board Certified Teachers. Maryvale is a Performing school, according to the Arizona Department of Education.[3]

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