Paradise Education Center

15533 West Paradise Ln

Surprise, AZ 85374

Tel: (623)455-7400
Grades KG-8
1,505 students
Paradise Education Center serves 1,505 students in grades KG - 8.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Paradise Education Center operates within the Paragon Management Inc. School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1505 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 1,505 students
Paradise Education Center Total Students (2002-2014)
Gender % Paradise Education Center Gender
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Paradise Education Center Total Teachers (2003-2007)
Students by Grade Paradise Education Center Student By Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 23:1
Asian
3%
3%
Paradise Education Center Asian Students (2002-2014)
Hispanic
16%
44%
Paradise Education Center Black Students (2002-2014)
Black
5%
5%
Paradise Education Center Black Students (2002-2014)
White
76%
41%
Paradise Education Center White Students (2002-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.40 0.42
Paradise Education Center Diversity Score (2002-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
15%
36%
Paradise Education Center Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
14%
Paradise Education Center Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2014)

District Comparison

Paragon Management Inc. School District's student population of 1,910 students has grown by 22% over five years.
The revenue/student of $7,216 in this district is less than the state average of $9,449. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $6,550 is less than the state average of $8,879. The district spending/student has declined by 48% over four years.
School District Name Paragon Management Inc. School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
1
Number of Students Managed 1,910 311
Paragon Management  Inc. School District Students Managed (2002-2014)
District Total Revenue $11 MM $3 MM
Paragon Management  Inc. School District District Total Revenue (2003-2014)
District Spending $10 MM $2 MM
Paragon Management  Inc. School District District Spending (2003-2014)
District Revenue / Student $7,216 $9,449
Paragon Management  Inc. School District District Revenue / Student (2003-2014)
District Spending / Student $6,550 $8,879
Paragon Management  Inc. School District District Spending / Student (2003-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Paradise Honors High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Imagine Surprise Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Parkview Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SurpriseParadise Honors High SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 404 students
    0.4 miles
    12775 North 175th Ave
    SurpriseAZ 85374
    (623)455-7400
    0.49-12404
  • SurpriseWest-mec - Willow Canyon High SchoolVocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1 students
    0.6 miles
    17901 West Lundburg St
    SurpriseAZ 85374
    (623)873-1860
    0.69-121
  • SurpriseDysart Ischool High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 4 students
    0.7 miles
    15802 North Parkview Place
    SurpriseAZ 85374
    (623)876-7000
    0.77-124
  • SurpriseParkview Elementary School
    Grades: KG-8 | 778 students
    0.7 miles
    15800 North Parkview Place
    SurpriseAZ 85374
    (623)523-8650
    0.7KG-8778
  • SurpriseValley Vista High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2440 students
    0.7 miles
    15550 North Parkview Place
    SurpriseAZ 85374
    (623)523-8800
    0.79-122440

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