Paradise Education Center

15533 West Paradise Ln

Surprise, AZ 85374

Grades: KG-8

1,509 students

Paradise Education Center serves 1,509 students in grades KG-8.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Paradise Education Center operates within the Paragon Management Inc. School District.

Overview

The student population of 1509 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 1,509 students
Paradise Education Center Total Students (2001-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Students by Grade Paradise Education Center Student By Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.37 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 18:1
Asian
3%
3%
Paradise Education Center Asian Students (2001-2013)
Hispanic
15%
43%
Paradise Education Center Black Students (2001-2013)
Black
4%
5%
Paradise Education Center Black Students (2001-2013)
White
78%
42%
Paradise Education Center White Students (2001-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Paradise Education Center 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.
0.37 0.42
Paradise Education Center Diversity Score (2001-2013)
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.
15%
37%
Paradise Education Center Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2013)
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.
9%
10%
Paradise Education Center Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,803 students has grown by 30% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,040 is less than the state average of $9,374. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $5,466 is less than the state average of $8,323. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Paragon Management Inc. School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
1
Number of Students Managed 1,803 299
Paragon Management  Inc. School District Students Managed (2001-2013)
District Total Revenue $10 MM $2 MM
Paragon Management  Inc. School District District Total Revenue (2001-2009)
District Spending $8 MM $2 MM
Paragon Management  Inc. School District District Spending (2001-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,040 $9,374
Paragon Management  Inc. School District District Revenue / Student (2001-2009)
District Spending / Student $5,466 $8,323
Paragon Management  Inc. School District District Spending / Student (2001-2009)
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 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 School
    Charter School
    12775 North 175th Ave
    SurpriseAZ 85374
    (623)455-7400
    Charter School

    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 294 students                      
  • SurpriseWest-mec - Willow Canyon High School
    Vocational School
    17901 West Lundburg St
    SurpriseAZ 85374
    (623)873-1860
    Vocational School

    0.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 3 students                      
  • SurpriseDysart Ischool High School
    15802 North Parkview Place
    SurpriseAZ 85374
    (623)876-7000
    0.7 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 6 students                      
  • SurpriseValley Vista High School
    15550 North Parkview Place
    SurpriseAZ 85374
    (623)523-8800
    0.7 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

    0.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 5 students                      

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