Arizona Public Schools
- Arizona is the #15 largest school system in the United States, serving 1,097,402 students across 2,276 public schools.
- 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 0.42, which is higher than the national average of 0.31.
- Minority enrollment is 60% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 20:1.
Student by Ethnicity
(AZ) School Average
Two or more races
Arizona Public Schools by County
County# Schools# Students% Minority
58 Schools10,904 Students84% Minority
74 Schools20,078 Students61% Minority
67 Schools18,435 Students59% Minority
34 Schools7,896 Students57% Minority
32 Schools6,838 Students48% Minority
7 Schools1,840 Students62% Minority
13 Schools2,440 Students78% Minority
1,168 Schools722,871 Students58% Minority
62 Schools23,646 Students33% Minority
93 Schools18,150 Students63% Minority
351 Schools143,319 Students67% Minority
119 Schools47,957 Students58% Minority
29 Schools10,024 Students96% Minority
102 Schools25,069 Students34% Minority
67 Schools37,935 Students85% Minority
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