Dysart Unified District (4243) School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 26 public schools serving 23,011 students in Dysart Unified District (4243) School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Arizona.
Public Schools in Dysart Unified District (4243) School District have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Dysart Unified District (4243) School District are Canyon Ridge School, Dysart Ischool and Cimarron Springs Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Dysart Unified District (4243) School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Dysart Unified District (4243) School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Arizona for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Dysart Unified District (4243) School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AZ)
# Schools
26 Schools
2,430 Schools
# Students
23,011 Students
1,105,078 Students
# Teachers
1,206 Teachers
50,385 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Dysart Unified District (4243) School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 619 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 93% has increased from 85% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#287 out of 640 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Dysart Unified District (4243)  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Dysart Unified District (4243)  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)
45%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Dysart Unified District (4243)  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
93%
78%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Dysart Unified District (4243)  School District and public school graduation rate of AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.64
0.65
# American Indian Students
205 Students
56,359 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
5%
# Asian Students
376 Students
33,411 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
9,643 Students
510,314 Students
% Hispanic Students
42%
46%
# Black Students
1,599 Students
60,194 Students
% Black Students
7%
6%
# White Students
9,739 Students
396,691 Students
% White Students
42%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
93 Students
4,104 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,356 Students
39,872 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
454
13,398
# Students in K Grade:
1,337
72,680
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,436
80,088
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,422
79,512
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,555
80,053
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,593
80,782
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,553
81,975
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,737
85,725
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,863
89,645
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,976
89,956
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,201
90,012
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,103
88,405
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,954
83,059
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,827
89,435
# Ungraded Students:
-
353

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $8,956 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,926. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $8,172 is less than the state median of $10,526. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$206 MM
$4 MM
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Spending (19-20)
$188 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total spending of Dysart Unified District (4243)  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$8,956
$10,926
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dysart Unified District (4243)  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$8,172
$10,526
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dysart Unified District (4243)  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Dysart Unified District (4243) School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Canyon Ridge School
Math: 62% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
17359 W Surprise Farms Loop N
Surprise, AZ 85388
(623) 523-8450
Grades: PK-8
| 899 students
Rank: #22.
Dysart Ischool
Math: 64% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
15802 N Parkview Pl
Surprise, AZ 85374
(623) 876-7872
Grades: 7-12
| 1,752 students
Rank: #33.
Cimarron Springs Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
17032 W Surprise Farms Loop S
Surprise, AZ 85388
(623) 523-8600
Grades: PK-8
| 720 students
Rank: #44.
Marley Park Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
15042 W Sweetwater Ave
Surprise, AZ 85379
(623) 523-8200
Grades: PK-8
| 1,096 students
Rank: #55.
Sonoran Heights Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
11405 N Greer Ranch Pkwy
Surprise, AZ 85379
(623) 523-8550
Grades: PK-8
| 815 students
Rank: #66.
Willow Canyon High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
17901 W Lundberg St
Surprise, AZ 85388
(623) 523-8000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,384 students
Rank: #77.
Sunset Hills Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
17825 W Sierra Montana Loop
Surprise, AZ 85388
(623) 523-8700
Grades: PK-8
| 901 students
Rank: #88.
Rancho Gabriela
Math: 50% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
15272 W Gabriela Dr
Surprise, AZ 85379
(623) 523-8500
Grades: PK-8
| 774 students
Rank: #99.
Mountain View
Math: 49% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
18302 W Burton Ave
Waddell, AZ 85355
(623) 876-7450
Grades: PK-8
| 921 students
Rank: #1010.
Dysart High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11425 N Dysart Rd
El Mirage, AZ 85335
(623) 876-7500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,101 students
Rank: #1111.
Shadow Ridge High School
Math: 48% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10909 N Perryville Rd
Surprise, AZ 85388
(623) 523-5100
Grades: 9-12
| 1,865 students
Rank: #1212.
Western Peaks Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
18063 W Surprise Farms Loop S
Surprise, AZ 85388
(623) 523-8750
Grades: PK-8
| 767 students
Rank: #1313.
Valley Vista High School
Math: 45% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
15550 N Parkview Pl
Surprise, AZ 85374
(623) 523-8800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,983 students
Rank: #1414.
Luke Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7300 N Dysart Rd
Glendale, AZ 85307
(623) 876-7300
Grades: PK-8
| 636 students
Rank: #1515.
Dysart Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
12950 W Varney Rd
El Mirage, AZ 85335
(623) 876-7100
Grades: PK-8
| 848 students
Rank: #1616.
Kingswood Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
15150 W Mondell Rd
Surprise, AZ 85374
(623) 876-7600
Grades: PK-8
| 722 students
Rank: #1717.
West Point Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
13700 W Greenway Rd
Surprise, AZ 85374
(623) 876-7750
Grades: PK-8
| 672 students
Rank: #1818.
Surprise Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
12907 W Greenway Rd
El Mirage, AZ 85335
(623) 876-7400
Grades: PK-8
| 788 students
Rank: #1919.
Ashton Ranch Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
14898 W Acoma Dr
Surprise, AZ 85379
(623) 523-8300
Grades: PK-8
| 626 students
Rank: #2020.
Parkview Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
16066 N Parkview Pl
Surprise, AZ 85374
(623) 523-8650
Grades: PK-8
| n/a students
Rank: #2121.
Countryside Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
15047 N. Parkview Place
Surprise, AZ 85379
(623) 876-7800
Grades: PK-8
| 543 students
Rank: #2222.
Thompson Ranch Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
11800 W Thompson Ranch Rd
El Mirage, AZ 85335
(623) 523-8400
Grades: PK-8
| 771 students
Rank: #2323.
Riverview School
Math: 24% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
12701 N Main St
El Mirage, AZ 85335
(623) 523-8950
Grades: PK-8
| 787 students
Rank: #2424.
El Mirage School
Math: 23% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
13500 N El Mirage Rd
El Mirage, AZ 85335
(623) 876-7200
Grades: PK-8
| 797 students
Rank: n/an/a
23251 N 166th Dr
Surprise, AZ 85387
(623) 523-8900
Grades: PK-8
| 525 students
Rank: n/an/a
16066 N Parkview Pl
Surprise, AZ 85374
(623) 523-8650
Grades: PK-8
| 318 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Dysart Unified District (4243) School District
  • 15802 N PARKVIEW PL, SURPRISE, AZ, 85374-7466
  • (623) 876-7000
  • dysart.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 23,011 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 20% in AZ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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