Fountain Hills Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,301 students in Fountain Hills Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Arizona.
Public Schools in Fountain Hills Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Fountain Hills Unified School District are Fountain Hills High School, Mcdowell Mountain Elementary School and Fountain Hills Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Fountain Hills Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Fountain Hills 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
4 Schools
2,350 Schools
# Students
1,301 Students
1,105,218 Students
# Teachers
75 Teachers
47,587 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Fountain Hills Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 30% 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 85-89% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#174 out of 640 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Fountain Hills Unified   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fountain Hills 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)
55%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fountain Hills 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
85-89%
78%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Fountain Hills 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
0.53
0.65
# American Indian Students
185 Students
61,491 Students
% American Indian Students
14%
6%
# Asian Students
16 Students
31,838 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
153 Students
497,757 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
45%
# Black Students
19 Students
58,207 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
858 Students
417,623 Students
% White Students
66%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
3,983 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
66 Students
33,882 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
28
12,624
# Students in K Grade:
74
79,836
# Students in 1st Grade:
90
80,587
# Students in 2nd Grade:
72
81,293
# Students in 3rd Grade:
94
84,898
# Students in 4th Grade:
91
87,786
# Students in 5th Grade:
105
88,387
# Students in 6th Grade:
111
87,202
# Students in 7th Grade:
129
86,107
# Students in 8th Grade:
116
85,623
# Students in 9th Grade:
118
85,693
# Students in 10th Grade:
68
83,671
# Students in 11th Grade:
98
77,920
# Students in 12th Grade:
107
83,263
# Ungraded Students:
-
328

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,068 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 $9,793 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
$14 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Fountain Hills 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
$13 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total spending of Fountain Hills 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
$11,068
$11,358
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Fountain Hills 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
$9,793
$10,827
This chart display average spending per public school student in Fountain Hills 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 Fountain Hills Unified School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Fountain Hills High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
16100 E. Palisades Blvd.
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
(480) 664-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 391 students
Rank: #22.
Mcdowell Mountain Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
14825 N. Fayette Dr.
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
(480) 664-5200
Grades: PK-3
| 358 students
Rank: #33.
Fountain Hills Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
15414 N. Mcdowell Mountain Roa
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
(480) 664-5000
Grades: 4-8
| 552 students
Fountain.hills Online
16100 E. Palisades Blvd.
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
(480) 664-5000
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Fountain Hills Unified District
  • 16000 E PALISADES BLVD, FOUNTAIN HILLS, AZ, 85268-3131
  • (480) 664-5000
  • fhusd.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,301 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50% in AZ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53

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