Deer Valley Unified School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 39 public schools in Deer Valley Unified School District, serving 33,083 students. Deer Valley Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
Public schools in Deer Valley Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 60% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 44% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Arizona.
The top ranked public schools in Deer Valley Unified School District are Legend Springs Elementary School, Stetson Hills Elementary School and Sierra Verde Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is less than the Arizona public school average of 19:1.

Overview

School District NameDeer Valley Unified School District
School District Websitehttp://dvusd.schoolwires.net/dvusd
School District Phone Number(623) 445-5000
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AZ)
# of Schools39 Schools2,380 Schools
# of Students33,083 Students1,117,458 Students
# of Teachers1,854 Teachers47,820 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1

District Comparison

Deer Valley Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 641 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 91% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#134 out of 645 school districts
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Deer Valley Unified   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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
44%
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Graduation Rate
95%
78%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Deer Valley Unified   School District and public school graduation rate of AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.490.65
# of American Indian Students329 Students62,127 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
6%
# of Asian Students1,213 Students32,009 Students
% Asian Students
4%
3%
# of Hispanic Students6,334 Students502,895 Students
% Hispanic Students
19%
45%
# of Black Students1,189 Students59,348 Students
% Black Students
4%
5%
# of White Students22,791 Students422,489 Students
% White Students
69%
38%
# of Hawaiian Students150 Students4,017 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students1,077 Students34,453 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:78212,779
# of Students in Kindergarten:2,30780,903
# of Students in 1st Grade:2,27181,467
# of Students in 2nd Grade:2,28182,195
# of Students in 3rd Grade:2,40285,836
# of Students in 4th Grade:2,37288,944
# of Students in 5th Grade:2,51189,621
# of Students in 6th Grade:2,53988,369
# of Students in 7th Grade:2,61687,282
# of Students in 8th Grade:2,66386,947
# of Students in 9th Grade:2,79986,190
# of Students in 10th Grade:2,67384,165
# of Students in 11th Grade:2,51078,432
# of Students in 12th Grade:2,35783,999
# of Ungraded Students: - 329

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $8,739 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,250. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $8,477 is less than the state median of $9,802. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (AZ)
Total Revenue$289 MM$4 MM
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Spending$281 MM$3 MM
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Revenue / Student$8,739$10,250
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Revenue / Student$8,477$9,802
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Deer Valley Unified School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Legend Springs Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    21150 North Arrowhead Loop Roa
    Glendale, AZ 85308
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: PK-6 | 670 students
  • Stetson Hills Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    25475 N. Stetson Hills Loop
    Glendale, AZ 85310
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: PK-8 | 1,062 student
  • Sierra Verde Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    7241 West Rose Garden Lane
    Glendale, AZ 85308
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: PK-8 | 998 students
  • Diamond Canyon Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    40004 Liberty Bell Way
    Phoenix, AZ 85086
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: PK-8 | 987 students
  • Sonoran Foothills Math: 75% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    32150 N. North Foothills Dr.
    Phoenix, AZ 85085
    (623) 445-8400

    Grades: PK-8 | 869 students
  • West Wing Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    26716 N High Desert Drive
    Peoria, AZ 85383
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: PK-8 | 1,019 student
  • Copper Creek Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    7071 W. Hillcrest Blvd.
    Glendale, AZ 85310
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: PK-6 | 726 students
  • Terramar Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    7000 W. Happy Valley Rd.
    Peoria, AZ 85383
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: PK-8 | 940 students
  • Deer Valley Online Learning Program Math: 69% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    20402 N. 15th Ave
    Phoenix, AZ 85027
    (623) 445-4926

    Grades: 5-12 | 70 students
  • Highland Lakes School Math: 69% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    19000 N. 63rd Avenue
    Glendale, AZ 85308
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: PK-8 | 1,104 student
  • Anthem School Math: 68% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    41020 N. Freedom Way
    Phoenix, AZ 85086
    (623) 376-3700

    Grades: PK-8 | 623 students
  • Canyon Springs Math: 67% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    40005 N. 45th Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85086
    (623) 376-5280

    Grades: PK-8 | 788 students
  • Mountain Ridge High School Math: 66% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    22800 N 67th Avenue
    Glendale, AZ 85310
    (623) 376-3000

    Grades: 7-12 | 2,179 students
  • Boulder Creek High School Math: 62% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    40404 North Gavilan Peak Parkw
    Phoenix, AZ 85086
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: 7-12 | 2,533 students
  • Sandra Day O'connor High School Math: 63% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    25250 N. 35th Avenue
    Glendale, AZ 85310
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: 7-12 | 2,332 students
  • Las Brisas Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5805 W. Alameda
    Glendale, AZ 85310
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: PK-6 | 781 students
  • Greenbrier Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    6150 W. Greenbriar Dr.
    Glendale, AZ 85308
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: PK-6 | 421 students
  • Gavilan Peak Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2701 W. Memorial Dr.
    Phoenix, AZ 85086
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: PK-8 | 722 students
  • Norterra Canyon K-8 Math: 59% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2200 W. Maya Way
    Phoenix, AZ 85085
    (623) 445-8200

    Grades: PK-8 | 902 students
  • Sunset Ridge Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    35707 N. 33rd Lane
    Phoenix, AZ 85086
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: PK-8 | 793 students
  • Desert Sage Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4035 W. Alameda
    Glendale, AZ 85310
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: PK-6 | 630 students
  • Hillcrest Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    22833 N. 71st Ave.
    Glendale, AZ 85310
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: 7-8 | 946 students
  • Desert Mountain School Math: 59% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    35959 N. 7th Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85086
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: PK-8 | 594 students
  • Arrowhead Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    7490 W Union Hills Dr.
    Glendale, AZ 85308
    (623) 376-4100

    Grades: PK-6 | 578 students
  • Park Meadows Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    20012 N. 35th Avenue
    Glendale, AZ 85308
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: PK-6 | 638 students
  • Deer Valley High School Math: 55% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    18424 N. 51st Ave.
    Glendale, AZ 85308
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: 7-12 | 1,573 student
  • Bellair Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4701 W. Grovers Ave.
    Glendale, AZ 85308
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: PK-6 | 464 students
  • Barry Goldwater High School Math: 50% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2820 W Rose Garden Lane
    Phoenix, AZ 85027
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: 7-12 | 1,634 student
  • Mirage Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3910 W. Grovers
    Glendale, AZ 85308
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: PK-6 | 486 students
  • Desert Sky Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    5130 West Grovers Avenue
    Glendale, AZ 85308
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: 7-8 | 618 students
  • New River Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    48827 N. Black Canyon Highway
    New River, AZ 85087
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: PK-6 | 219 students
  • Paseo Hills Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3302 W. Louise
    Phoenix, AZ 85027
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: PK-8 | 841 students
  • Constitution Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    18440 N. 15th Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85023
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: PK-6 | 612 students
  • Village Meadows Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2020 W. Morningside Drive
    Phoenix, AZ 85023
    (602) 467-6300

    Grades: PK-6 | 539 students
  • Mountain Shadows Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    19602 N. 45th Ave.
    Glendale, AZ 85308
    (623) 445-4300

    Grades: PK-6 | 468 students
  • Show 4 more public schools in Deer Valley Unified School District (out of 39 total schools)
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