Countryside Elementary School

Countryside Elementary School serves 857 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the AZ average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Countryside Elementary School operates within the Dysart Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 857 students has declined by 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 857 students
Countryside Elementary School Total Students (2003-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Countryside Elementary School Total Teachers (2003-2013)
Students by Grade Countryside Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more 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 19:1 18:1
Countryside Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2013)
American Indian
1%
5%
Countryside Elementary School American Indian Students (2003-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Countryside Elementary School Asian Students (2003-2013)
Hispanic
28%
43%
Countryside Elementary School Black Students (2003-2013)
Black
7%
5%
Countryside Elementary School Black Students (2003-2013)
White
60%
42%
Countryside Elementary School White Students (2003-2013)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Countryside Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Countryside Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.56 0.42
Countryside Elementary School Diversity Score (2003-2013)
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.
41%
37%
Countryside Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2013)
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%
10%
Countryside Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 26,077 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,659 is less than the state average of $9,374. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,730 is higher than the state average of $8,323. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Dysart Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
1
Number of Students Managed 26,077 299
Dysart Unified  School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $211 MM $2 MM
Dysart Unified  School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $237 MM $2 MM
Dysart Unified  School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,659 $9,374
Dysart Unified  School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,730 $8,323
Dysart Unified  School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Valley Vista High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Imagine Surprise Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Parkview Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • SurpriseValley Vista High School
    15550 North Parkview Place
    SurpriseAZ 85374
    (623)523-8800
    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 2392 students                      
  • SurpriseWest-mec - Valley Vista High School
    Vocational School
    15550 North Parkview Place
    SurpriseAZ 85374
    (623)873-1860
    Vocational School

    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 5 students                      
  • SurpriseWest-mec - Willow Canyon High School
    Vocational School
    17901 West Lundburg St
    SurpriseAZ 85374
    (623)873-1860
    Vocational School

    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 3 students                      
  • SurpriseParadise Honors High School
    Charter School
    12775 North 175th Ave
    SurpriseAZ 85374
    (623)455-7400
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 294 students                      
  • SurpriseImagine Surprise Middle School
    Charter School
    14850 North 156th Ave
    SurpriseAZ 85379
    (623)344-4300
    Charter School

    0.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 268 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended May 18, 2009 - The teachers in this school are by far the worse teachers that I have ever delt with in anyother Dysart school. Their attitudes are very poor when dealing with not only their students but the parents as well. I have even thought about moving, just so my kids would no longer have to attend Countryside Elementry School. - Posted by Parent

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