Deer Valley Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 39 public schools serving 33,083 students in Deer Valley Unified 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 School District have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Deer Valley Unified School District are Legend Springs Elementary School, Sonoran Foothills and Sierra Verde Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Deer Valley Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Deer Valley Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AZ)
# Schools
39 Schools
2,350 Schools
# Students
33,083 Students
1,105,218 Students
# Teachers
1,854 Teachers
47,587 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Deer Valley Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 620 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 92% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#129 out of 640 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Deer Valley Unified   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Deer Valley Unified   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 2018-19 school year data.
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.49
0.65
# American Indian Students
329 Students
61,491 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
6%
# Asian Students
1,213 Students
31,838 Students
% Asian Students
4%
3%
# Hispanic Students
6,334 Students
497,757 Students
% Hispanic Students
19%
45%
# Black Students
1,189 Students
58,207 Students
% Black Students
4%
5%
# White Students
22,791 Students
417,623 Students
% White Students
69%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
150 Students
3,983 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,077 Students
33,882 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
782
12,624
# Students in K Grade:
2,307
79,836
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,271
80,587
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,281
81,293
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,402
84,898
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,372
87,786
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,511
88,387
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,539
87,202
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,616
86,107
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,663
85,623
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,799
85,693
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,673
83,671
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,510
77,920
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,357
83,263
# Ungraded Students:
-
328

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,021 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,358. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $8,542 is less than the state median of $10,827. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue
$299 MM
$4 MM
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Spending
$283 MM
$4 MM
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Revenue / Student
$9,021
$11,358
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Deer Valley Unified   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$8,542
$10,827
This chart display average spending per public school student in Deer Valley Unified   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Deer Valley Unified School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Legend Springs Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
21150 North Arrowhead Loop Roa
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 445-5000
Grades: PK-6
| 670 students
Rank: #22.
Sonoran Foothills
Math: 80% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
32150 N. North Foothills Dr.
Phoenix, AZ 85085
(623) 445-8400
Grades: PK-8
| 869 students
Rank: #33.
Sierra Verde Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7241 West Rose Garden Lane
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 445-5000
Grades: PK-8
| 998 students
Rank: #44.
Stetson Hills Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(5)
25475 N. Stetson Hills Loop
Glendale, AZ 85310
(623) 445-5000
Grades: PK-8
| 1,062 students
Rank: #55.
West Wing Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
26716 N High Desert Drive
Peoria, AZ 85383
(623) 445-5000
Grades: PK-8
| 1,019 students
Rank: #66.
Diamond Canyon Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
40004 Liberty Bell Way
Phoenix, AZ 85086
(623) 445-5000
Grades: PK-8
| 987 students
Rank: #77.
Mountain Ridge High School
Math: 72% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
22800 N 67th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85310
(623) 376-3000
Grades: 7-12
| 2,179 students
Rank: #88.
Copper Creek Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7071 W. Hillcrest Blvd.
Glendale, AZ 85310
(623) 445-5000
Grades: PK-6
| 726 students
Rank: #99.
Sandra Day O'connor High School
Math: 70% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
25250 N. 35th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85310
(623) 445-5000
Grades: 7-12
| 2,332 students
Rank: #1010.
Deer Valley Unified School
Math: 70% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
20402 N. 15th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85027
(623) 445-4926
Grades: 5-12
| 70 students
Rank: #1111.
Boulder Creek High School
Math: 70% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
40404 North Gavilan Peak Parkw
Phoenix, AZ 85086
(623) 445-5000
Grades: 7-12
| 2,533 students
Rank: #1212.
Las Brisas Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5805 W. Alameda
Glendale, AZ 85310
(623) 445-5000
Grades: PK-6
| 781 students
Rank: #1313.
Terramar Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7000 W. Happy Valley Rd.
Peoria, AZ 85383
(623) 445-5000
Grades: PK-8
| 940 students
Rank: #1414.
Highland Lakes School
Math: 62% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
19000 N. 63rd Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 445-5000
Grades: PK-8
| 1,104 students
Rank: #1515.
Anthem School
Math: 64% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
41020 N. Freedom Way
Phoenix, AZ 85086
(623) 376-3700
Grades: PK-8
| 623 students
Rank: #1616.
Greenbrier Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6150 W. Greenbriar Dr.
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 445-5000
Grades: PK-6
| 421 students
Rank: #1717.
Arrowhead Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
7490 W Union Hills Dr.
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 376-4100
Grades: PK-6
| 578 students
Rank: #1818.
Gavilan Peak Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
2701 W. Memorial Dr.
Phoenix, AZ 85086
(623) 445-5000
Grades: PK-8
| 722 students
Rank: #1919.
Canyon Springs
Math: 66% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
40005 N. 45th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85086
(623) 376-5280
Grades: PK-8
| 788 students
Rank: #2020.
Desert Sage Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4035 W. Alameda
Glendale, AZ 85310
(623) 445-5000
Grades: PK-6
| 630 students
Rank: #2121.
Sunset Ridge Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
35707 N. 33rd Lane
Phoenix, AZ 85086
(623) 445-5000
Grades: PK-8
| 793 students
Rank: #2222.
Norterra Canyon K-8
Math: 56% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2200 W. Maya Way
Phoenix, AZ 85085
(623) 445-8200
Grades: PK-8
| 902 students
Rank: #2323.
Park Meadows Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
20012 N. 35th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 445-5000
Grades: PK-6
| 638 students
Rank: #2424.
Hillcrest Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
22833 N. 71st Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85310
(623) 445-5000
Grades: 7-8
| 946 students
Rank: #2525.
Desert Mountain School
Math: 57% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
35959 N. 7th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85086
(623) 445-5000
Grades: PK-8
| 594 students
Rank: #2626.
Deer Valley High School
Math: 58% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
18424 N. 51st Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 445-5000
Grades: 7-12
| 1,573 students
Rank: #2727.
Barry Goldwater High School
Math: 54% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2820 W Rose Garden Lane
Phoenix, AZ 85027
(623) 445-5000
Grades: 7-12
| 1,634 students
Rank: #2828.
Bellair Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4701 W. Grovers Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 445-5000
Grades: PK-6
| 464 students
Rank: #2929.
Mirage Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
3910 W. Grovers
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 445-5000
Grades: PK-6
| 486 students
Rank: #3030.
New River Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
48827 N. Black Canyon Highway
New River, AZ 85087
(623) 445-5000
Grades: PK-6
| 219 students
Rank: #3131.
Mountain Shadows Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
19602 N. 45th Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 445-4300
Grades: PK-6
| 468 students
Rank: #3232.
Constitution Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
18440 N. 15th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85023
(623) 445-5000
Grades: PK-6
| 612 students
Rank: #3333.
Village Meadows Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2020 W. Morningside Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85023
(602) 467-6300
Grades: PK-6
| 539 students
Rank: #3434.
Desert Sky Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(2)
5130 West Grovers Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 445-5000
Grades: 7-8
| 618 students
Rank: #3535.
Paseo Hills Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3302 W. Louise
Phoenix, AZ 85027
(623) 445-5000
Grades: PK-8
| 841 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 33,083 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 20% in AZ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49

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