Arizona Public Schools

Arizona is the #15 largest school system in the United States, serving 1,078,752 students students across 2,297 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 |
    697,681697,681 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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Did You Know?
Arizona public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse school district in Arizona is Vista Grove Preparatory Academy Public Charter Middle School School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Arizona or in the USA.