Deer Valley Unified District (4246) School District

20402 N 15th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85027-3636
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Deer Valley Unified District (4246) School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Arizona for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 40 public schools serving 33,136 students in Deer Valley Unified District (4246) School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Arizona.
Public Schools in Deer Valley Unified District (4246) School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Arizona public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 39% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AZ)
# Schools
40 Schools
2,474 Schools
# Students
33,136 Students
1,138,681 Students
# Teachers
1,898 Teachers
50,915 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Deer Valley Unified District (4246) School District, which is ranked within the top 20% 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 94% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#101 out of 610 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Deer Valley Unified District (4246)  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Deer Valley Unified District (4246)  School District 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)
55%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Deer Valley Unified District (4246)  School District 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
94%
76%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Deer Valley Unified District (4246)  School District and public school graduation rate of AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.53
0.65
# American Indian Students
331 Students
55,502 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
5%
# Asian Students
1,297 Students
34,069 Students
% Asian Students
4%
3%
# Hispanic Students
7,063 Students
531,904 Students
% Hispanic Students
21%
47%
# Black Students
1,283 Students
63,785 Students
% Black Students
4%
6%
# White Students
21,809 Students
404,765 Students
% White Students
66%
35%
# Hawaiian Students
118 Students
4,238 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,452 Students
44,324 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
971
16,629
# Students in K Grade:
2,099
80,037
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,062
79,753
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,230
82,851
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,290
82,816
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,301
82,687
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,420
83,739
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,450
84,560
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,637
88,467
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,605
92,012
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,942
94,964
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,832
90,488
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,732
86,306
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,565
92,939
# Ungraded Students:
-
433

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,596 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,528. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,102 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
$351 MM
$5 MM
This chart display total revenue of Deer Valley Unified District (4246)  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$335 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total spending of Deer Valley Unified District (4246)  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,596
$11,528
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Deer Valley Unified District (4246)  School District 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
$10,102
$10,425
This chart display average spending per public school student in Deer Valley Unified District (4246)  School District 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 Deer Valley Unified District (4246) School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sonoran Foothills School
Math: 69% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
32150 N North Foothills Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85085
(623) 445-8400
Grades: PK-8
| 888 students
Rank: #22.
Sierra Verde Steam Academy
Math: 66% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7241 W Rose Garden Ln
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 376-4800
Grades: PK-8
| 899 students
Rank: #33.
Stetson Hills School
Math: 69% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
25475 N Stetson Hills Loop
Phoenix, AZ 85083
(623) 445-5300
Grades: PK-8
| 977 students
Rank: #44.
Union Park School
Math: 66% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
25700 N 21st Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85027
(623) 445-5000
Grades: PK-8
| 731 students
Rank: #55.
Copper Creek Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7071 W Hillcrest Blvd
Glendale, AZ 85310
(623) 376-3900
Grades: PK-6
| 761 students
Rank: #66.
Legend Springs Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
21150 N Arrowhead Loop Rd
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 376-4500
Grades: PK-6
| 682 students
Rank: #77.
Diamond Canyon School
Math: 61% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
40004 N Liberty Bell Way
Phoenix, AZ 85086
(623) 445-8000
Grades: PK-8
| 866 students
Rank: #88.
Canyon Springs Stem Academy
Math: 59% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
42901 N 45th Ave
New River, AZ 85087
(623) 376-5200
Grades: PK-8
| 831 students
Rank: #99.
Bellair Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4701 W Grovers Ave
Glendale, AZ 85308
(602) 467-5700
Grades: PK-6
| 219 students
Rank: #1010.
Highland Lakes School
Math: 65% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
19000 N 63rd Ave
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 376-4300
Grades: PK-8
| 1,041 students
Rank: #1111.
West Wing School
Math: 63% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
26716 N High Desert Dr
Peoria, AZ 85383
(623) 376-5000
Grades: K-8
| 1,005 students
Rank: #1212.
Desert Sage Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4035 W Alameda Rd
Glendale, AZ 85310
(623) 445-4700
Grades: PK-6
| 642 students
Rank: #1313.
Las Brisas Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5805 W Alameda Rd
Glendale, AZ 85310
(623) 445-5500
Grades: PK-6
| 764 students
Rank: #1414.
Anthem School
Math: 59% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
41020 N Freedom Way
Phoenix, AZ 85086
(623) 376-3700
Grades: PK-8
| 472 students
Rank: #1515.
Sunset Ridge School
Math: 62% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
35707 N 33rd Ln
Phoenix, AZ 85086
(623) 445-7800
Grades: PK-8
| 638 students
Rank: #1616.
Gavilan Peak School
Math: 54% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2701 W Memorial Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85086
(623) 445-7400
Grades: PK-8
| 620 students
Rank: #1717.
Terramar Of The Arts
Math: 52% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7000 W Happy Valley Rd
Peoria, AZ 85383
(623) 445-7600
Grades: PK-8
| 1,005 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Arrowhead Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7490 W Union Hills Dr
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 376-4100
Grades: PK-6
| 623 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Desert Mountain School
Math: 55% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
35959 N 7th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85086
(623) 445-3500
Grades: PK-8
| 470 students
Rank: #2020.
Mountain Ridge High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
22800 N 67th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85310
(623) 376-3000
Grades: 7-12
| 2,685 students
Rank: #2121.
Hillcrest Middle School
Math: 49% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
22833 N 71st Ave
Glendale, AZ 85310
(623) 445-3300
Grades: 7-8
| 844 students
Rank: #2222.
Park Meadows Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
20012 N 35th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 445-4104
Grades: PK-6
| 602 students
Rank: #2323.
Mountain Shadows Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
19602 N 45th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 445-4300
Grades: PK-6
| 416 students
Rank: #2424.
Aspire Deer Valley's Online Academy
Math: 40% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
20402 N 15th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85027
(623) 445-4992
Grades: K-12
| 380 students
Rank: #2525.
Norterra Canyon School
Math: 44% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2200 W Maya Way
Phoenix, AZ 85085
(623) 445-8200
Grades: PK-8
| 598 students
Rank: #2626.
Greenbrier Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6150 W Greenbriar Dr
Glendale, AZ 85308
(602) 467-5500
Grades: PK-6
| 458 students
Rank: #2727.
Boulder Creek High School
Math: 45% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
40404 N Gavilan Peak Pkwy
Phoenix, AZ 85086
(623) 445-8600
Grades: 7-12
| 2,456 students
Rank: #2828.
Sandra Day O'connor High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
25250 N. 35th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85310
(623) 445-7100
Grades: 7-12
| 2,534 students
Rank: #2929.
New River Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
48827 N Black Canyon Hwy
New River, AZ 85087
(623) 376-3500
Grades: PK-6
| 198 students
Rank: #3030.
Village Meadows Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2020 W Morningside Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85023
(602) 467-6300
Grades: PK-6
| 433 students
Rank: #3131.
Deer Valley High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
18424 N 51st Ave
Glendale, AZ 85308
(602) 467-6700
Grades: 7-12
| 1,568 students
Rank: #3232.
Paseo Hills School
Math: 34% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3302 W Louise Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85027
(623) 445-4500
Grades: PK-8
| 780 students
Rank: #3333.
Desert Sky Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5130 W Grovers Ave
Glendale, AZ 85308
(602) 467-6500
Grades: 7-8
| 632 students
Rank: #3434.
Constitution Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
18440 N 15th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85023
(602) 467-6100
Grades: PK-6
| 648 students
Rank: #3535.
Mirage Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3910 W Grovers Ave
Glendale, AZ 85308
(602) 467-5300
Grades: PK-6
| 542 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Deer Valley Unified District (4246) School District?
Deer Valley Unified District (4246) School District manages 40 public schools serving 33,136 students.
What is the rank of Deer Valley Unified District (4246) School District?
Deer Valley Unified District (4246) School District is ranked #102 out of 602 school districts in Arizona (top 20%) 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 overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%), Highest graduation rate (Top 20%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Deer Valley Unified District (4246) School District?
66% of Deer Valley Unified District (4246) School District students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Deer Valley Unified District (4246) School District?
Deer Valley Unified District (4246) School District has a student/teacher ratio of 17:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 18:1.
What is Deer Valley Unified District (4246) School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $10,102 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: 40 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 33,136 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 20% in AZ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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