Arizona Public Schools

Arizona is the #15 largest school system in the United States, serving 1,078,050 students across 2,305 public schools.
Minority enrollment is 58% (majority Hispanic), which is more than the national average of 43%.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is more than the 14:1 national average.

Student by Ethnicity

(AZ) School Average
American Indian
5%
Asian
3%
Hispanic
43%
Black
5%
White
42%
Unknown
2%
  • County
    # Schools
    # Students
    % Minority
  • 6363 Schools |
    12,30812,308 Students |
    85% 85% Minority
  • 7272 Schools |
    20,21420,214 Students |
    59% 59% Minority
  • 6767 Schools |
    17,65717,657 Students |
    59% 59% Minority
  • 3737 Schools |
    7,8587,858 Students |
    53% 53% Minority
  • 3232 Schools |
    6,4236,423 Students |
    46% 46% Minority
  • 88 Schools |
    1,6561,656 Students |
    63% 63% Minority
  • 1313 Schools |
    2,5582,558 Students |
    76% 76% Minority
  • 1,1641,164 Schools |
    697,525697,525 Students |
    56% 56% Minority
  • 6666 Schools |
    25,24925,249 Students |
    31% 31% Minority
  • 9494 Schools |
    19,11819,118 Students |
    61% 61% Minority
  • 370370 Schools |
    143,517143,517 Students |
    65% 65% Minority
  • 117117 Schools |
    49,91849,918 Students |
    56% 56% Minority
  • 2828 Schools |
    9,9679,967 Students |
    96% 96% Minority
  • 105105 Schools |
    25,93325,933 Students |
    31% 31% Minority
  • 6969 Schools |
    38,14938,149 Students |
    84% 84% Minority
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