Buckeye Union High School District (4284)

1000 E Narramore Ave
Buckeye, AZ 85326-2632
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Buckeye Union High School District (4284) ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Arizona for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 5,176 students in Buckeye Union High School District (4284). This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
Public Schools in Buckeye Union High School District (4284) have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Arizona public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 28% (versus the 39% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AZ)
# Schools
5 Schools
2,474 Schools
# Students
5,176 Students
1,138,681 Students
# Teachers
232 Teachers
50,915 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Buckeye Union High School District (4284), which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 602 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#357 out of 610 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Buckeye Union High School District (4284), with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Buckeye Union High School District (4284) and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Buckeye Union High School District (4284) and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
76%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Buckeye Union High School District (4284) and public school graduation rate of AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.57
0.65
# American Indian Students
63 Students
55,502 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
5%
# Asian Students
43 Students
34,069 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
3,036 Students
531,904 Students
% Hispanic Students
59%
47%
# Black Students
380 Students
63,785 Students
% Black Students
7%
6%
# White Students
1,499 Students
404,765 Students
% White Students
29%
35%
# Hawaiian Students
27 Students
4,238 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
128 Students
44,324 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
16,629
# Students in K Grade:
-
80,037
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
79,753
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
82,851
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
82,816
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
82,687
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
83,739
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
84,560
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
88,467
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
92,012
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,445
94,964
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,303
90,488
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,302
86,306
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,126
92,939
# Ungraded Students:
-
433

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,856 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,528. The school district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,150 is less than the state median of $10,425. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue
$56 MM
$5 MM
This chart display total revenue of Buckeye Union High School District (4284) and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$53 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total spending of Buckeye Union High School District (4284) and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,856
$11,528
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Buckeye Union High School District (4284) and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,150
$10,425
This chart display average spending per public school student in Buckeye Union High School District (4284) and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Buckeye Union High School District (4284) Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Estrella Foothills High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
13033 S Estrella Pkwy
Goodyear, AZ 85338
(623) 269-1200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,253 students
Rank: #22.
Youngker High School
Math: 21% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3000 S Apache Rd
Buckeye, AZ 85326
(623) 269-1300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,987 students
Rank: #33.
Buckeye Union High School
Math: 14% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
902 E Eason Ave
Buckeye, AZ 85326
(623) 269-1100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,718 students
Rank: n/an/a
The Buckeye Academy
402 W Narramore
Higley, AZ 85236
(623) 386-9701
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
751 N 215th Ave
Buckeye, AZ 85326
(623) 269-2002
Grades: 9-12
| 218 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Buckeye Union High School District (4284)?
Buckeye Union High School District (4284) manages 5 public schools serving 5,176 students.
What is the rank of Buckeye Union High School District (4284)?
Buckeye Union High School District (4284) is ranked #366 out of 602 school districts in Arizona (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Arizona school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 20%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Buckeye Union High School District (4284)?
59% of Buckeye Union High School District (4284) students are Hispanic, 29% of students are White, 7% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Buckeye Union High School District (4284)?
Buckeye Union High School District (4284) has a student/teacher ratio of 21:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 18:1.
What is Buckeye Union High School District (4284)'s spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $10,150 is less than the state median of $10,425. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: 09-12
  • Enrollment: 5,176 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 92% (Top 20% in AZ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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