Dysart Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 24 public schools serving 23,995 students in Dysart Unified 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 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 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 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Dysart Unified 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 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
24 Schools
2,350 Schools
# Students
23,995 Students
1,105,218 Students
# Teachers
1,143 Teachers
47,587 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Dysart Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 50% 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 93% has increased from 85% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 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   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   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   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   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
200 Students
61,491 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
6%
# Asian Students
453 Students
31,838 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
9,296 Students
497,757 Students
% Hispanic Students
39%
45%
# Black Students
1,733 Students
58,207 Students
% Black Students
7%
5%
# White Students
11,018 Students
417,623 Students
% White Students
46%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
88 Students
3,983 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,207 Students
33,882 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
552
12,624
# Students in K Grade:
1,446
79,836
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,453
80,587
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,416
81,293
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,631
84,898
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,766
87,786
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,831
88,387
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,787
87,202
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,856
86,107
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,978
85,623
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,168
85,693
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,269
83,671
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,985
77,920
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,857
83,263
# Ungraded Students:
-
328

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $8,588 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 $7,837 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
$206 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Dysart Unified   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$188 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total spending of Dysart Unified   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$8,588
$11,358
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Dysart 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
$7,837
$10,827
This chart display average spending per public school student in Dysart 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 Dysart Unified 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%
(1)
17359 W. Surprise Farms Loop N
Surprise, AZ 85388
(623) 876-7000
Grades: PK-8
| 905 students
Rank: #22.
Dysart Ischool
Math: 64% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
15802 N Parkview Place
Surprise, AZ 85374
(623) 876-7000
Grades: 7-12
| 65 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) 876-7000
Grades: PK-8
| 824 students
Rank: #44.
Marley Park Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
15042 West Sweetwater Road
Surprise, AZ 85379
(623) 876-7000
Grades: PK-8
| 1,155 students
Rank: #55.
Sonoran Heights Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
11405 N. Greer Ranch Parkway
Surprise, AZ 85379
(623) 523-8550
Grades: PK-8
| 823 students
Rank: #66.
Willow Canyon High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
17901 W Lundberg St
Surprise, AZ 85374
(623) 876-7000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,799 students
Rank: #77.
Sunset Hills Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
17825 W. Sierra Montana Loop
Surprise, AZ 85379
(623) 523-8700
Grades: PK-8
| 1,119 students
Rank: #88.
Rancho Gabriela
Math: 50% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
15272 West Gabriela Drive
Surprise, AZ 85379
(623) 876-7000
Grades: PK-8
| 839 students
Rank: #99.
Mountain View
Math: 49% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
18302 W. Burton
Waddell, AZ 85355
(623) 876-7000
Grades: PK-8
| 876 students
Rank: #1010.
Dysart High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11425 N. Dysart Road
El Mirage, AZ 85335
(623) 876-7000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,642 students
Rank: #1111.
Shadow Ridge High School
Math: 48% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10909 N. Perryville Road
Surprise, AZ 85388
(623) 523-5100
Grades: 9-12
| 2,181 students
Rank: #1212.
Western Peaks Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
18063 W Surprise Farms Loop So
Surprise, AZ 85388
(623) 876-7000
Grades: PK-8
| 867 students
Rank: #1313.
Valley Vista High School
Math: 45% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
15550 N. Parkview Place
Surprise, AZ 85374
(623) 523-8800
Grades: 9-12
| 2,592 students
Rank: #1414.
Luke Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7300 N. Dysart Road
Glendale, AZ 85307
(623) 876-7000
Grades: PK-8
| 774 students
Rank: #1515.
Dysart Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
12950 W. Varney Road
El Mirage, AZ 85335
(623) 876-7100
Grades: PK-8
| 916 students
Rank: #1616.
Kingswood Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
15150 West Mondell Road
Surprise, AZ 85374
(623) 876-7000
Grades: PK-8
| 597 students
Rank: #1717.
West Point Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
13700 W. Greenway Road
Surprise, AZ 85374
(623) 876-7000
Grades: PK-8
| 690 students
Rank: #1818.
Surprise Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
12907 W. Greenway Rd.
El Mirage, AZ 85335
(623) 876-7000
Grades: PK-8
| 850 students
Rank: #1919.
Ashton Ranch Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
14898 W. Acoma Drive
Surprise, AZ 85379
(623) 523-8300
Grades: PK-8
| 679 students
Rank: #2020.
Parkview Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
15800 N. Parkview Place
Surprise, AZ 85374
(623) 523-8650
Grades: PK-8
| 688 students
Rank: #2121.
Countryside Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
15047 N. Parkview Place
Surprise, AZ 85379
(623) 876-7800
Grades: PK-8
| 656 students
Rank: #2222.
Thompson Ranch Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
11800 West Thompson Ranch Road
El Mirage, AZ 85335
(623) 876-7000
Grades: PK-8
| 840 students
Rank: #2323.
Riverview School
Math: 24% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
12701 North Main
El Mirage, AZ 85335
(623) 876-7000
Grades: PK-8
| 844 students
Rank: #2424.
El Mirage School
Math: 23% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
13500 North El Mirage Road
El Mirage, AZ 85335
(623) 876-7000
Grades: PK-8
| 774 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 23,995 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 20% in AZ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.64

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