Fort Thomas Unified District (4221) School District

15560 W Elementary School Road
Fort Thomas, AZ 85536
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2023-24 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 612 students in Fort Thomas Unified District (4221) School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
Public Schools in Fort Thomas Unified District (4221) School District have an average math proficiency score of 6% (versus the Arizona public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 7% (versus the 39% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AZ)
# Schools
4 Schools
2,474 Schools
# Students
612 Students
1,138,898 Students
# Teachers
53 Teachers
50,909 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Fort Thomas Unified District (4221) School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 60-69% has decreased from 70-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#601 out of 610 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Fort Thomas Unified District (4221)  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fort Thomas Unified District (4221)  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)
7%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fort Thomas Unified District (4221)  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
60-69%
76%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Fort Thomas Unified District (4221)  School District and public school graduation rate of AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.10
0.65
# American Indian Students
579 Students
55,502 Students
% American Indian Students
95%
5%
# Asian Students
n/a
34,069 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
2 Students
531,904 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
47%
# Black Students
n/a
63,785 Students
% Black Students
n/a
6%
# White Students
31 Students
404,765 Students
% White Students
5%
35%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
4,238 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
n/a
44,324 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
16,629
# Students in K Grade:
55
80,052
# Students in 1st Grade:
49
79,770
# Students in 2nd Grade:
45
82,884
# Students in 3rd Grade:
52
82,854
# Students in 4th Grade:
46
82,708
# Students in 5th Grade:
50
83,775
# Students in 6th Grade:
45
84,583
# Students in 7th Grade:
51
88,472
# Students in 8th Grade:
65
92,041
# Students in 9th Grade:
56
94,964
# Students in 10th Grade:
30
90,488
# Students in 11th Grade:
41
86,306
# Students in 12th Grade:
27
92,939
# Ungraded Students:
-
433

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $21,663 is higher than the state median of $10,565. The school district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $20,263 is higher than the state median of $10,298. The school district spending/student has grown by 20% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue
$13 MM
$4 MM
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Spending
$12 MM
$4 MM
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Revenue / Student
$21,663
$10,565
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Spending / Student
$20,263
$10,298
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Best Fort Thomas Unified District (4221) School District Public Schools (2023-24)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Fort Thomas Elementary School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
15560 West Elementary School R
Fort Thomas, AZ 85536
(928) 485-2433
Grades: PK-6
| 217 students
Rank: #22.
Fort Thomas High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Highway 70
Fort Thomas, AZ 85536
(928) 965-5524
Grades: 7-12
| 243 students
Rank: #33.
Mt. Turnbull Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
10 Education Lane
Bylas, AZ 85530
(928) 475-2020
Grades: PK-6
| 125 students
Rank: n/an/a
Mt. Turnbull Academy
Alternative School
297 E Us Highway 70
Fort Thomas, AZ 85536
(928) 475-3050
Grades: PK-12
| 27 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Fort Thomas Unified District (4221) School District?
Fort Thomas Unified District (4221) School District manages 4 public schools serving 612 students.
What is the rank of Fort Thomas Unified District (4221) School District?
Fort Thomas Unified District (4221) School District is ranked #594 out of 602 school districts in Arizona (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Fort Thomas Unified District (4221) School District?
95% of Fort Thomas Unified District (4221) School District students are American Indian, and 5% of students are White.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Fort Thomas Unified District (4221) School District?
Fort Thomas Unified District (4221) School District has a student/teacher ratio of 11:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 18:1.
What is Fort Thomas Unified District (4221) School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $20,263 is higher than the state median of $10,298. The school district spending/student has grown by 20% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 612 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-69% (Btm 50% in AZ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 7% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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