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History of MHS

CLASS OF 1959

MARICOPA HIGH SCHOOL'S STORY

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

Maricopa High School was opened in 1959 and 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 306 students.

The 2000s were a decade of stunning growth in Pinal County (which saw 109% growth) and especially Maricopa (which grew 4,180%).[4] In 2000, Maricopa had 308 students. That jumped quickly (within five years) to 551, then to 1190 by October 2007,[5] 1473 in October 2008, 1612 in October 2010. 1

As of 2018, Maricopa High School's current enrollment is over 2300 students. 2

1 (Wikipedia)

2 (Maricopa Unified School District)

 

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