Grand Canyon Unified School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 280 students in Grand Canyon Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
Public Schools in Grand Canyon Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the Arizona public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Grand Canyon Unified School District are Grand Canyon High School and Grand Canyon Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Grand Canyon Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Grand Canyon 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
2 Schools
2,386 Schools
# Students
280 Students
1,115,938 Students
# Teachers
18 Teachers
47,795 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Grand Canyon Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 629 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 80% 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
#351 out of 640 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Grand Canyon Unified   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Grand Canyon 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)
40-44%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Grand Canyon 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
≥80%
78%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Grand Canyon 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
0.71
0.65
# American Indian Students
74 Students
62,104 Students
% American Indian Students
26%
6%
# Asian Students
3 Students
31,981 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
100 Students
502,441 Students
% Hispanic Students
36%
45%
# Black Students
3 Students
59,274 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
89 Students
421,603 Students
% White Students
32%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
4,015 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
11 Students
34,400 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
3
12,776
# Students in K Grade:
24
80,716
# Students in 1st Grade:
15
81,307
# Students in 2nd Grade:
19
82,040
# Students in 3rd Grade:
17
85,680
# Students in 4th Grade:
34
88,781
# Students in 5th Grade:
20
89,439
# Students in 6th Grade:
24
88,197
# Students in 7th Grade:
28
87,198
# Students in 8th Grade:
27
86,871
# Students in 9th Grade:
16
86,154
# Students in 10th Grade:
18
84,118
# Students in 11th Grade:
18
78,379
# Students in 12th Grade:
17
83,953
# Ungraded Students:
-
329

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,104 is higher than the state median of $10,299. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,307 is higher than the state median of $9,842. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue
$5 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Grand Canyon Unified   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$5 MM
$3 MM
This chart display total spending of Grand Canyon Unified   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$18,104
$10,299
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Grand Canyon Unified   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,307
$9,842
This chart display average spending per public school student in Grand Canyon Unified   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Grand Canyon Unified School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Grand Canyon High School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(3)
#1 Boulder Street
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023
(928) 638-2461
Grades: 9-12
| 69 students
Rank: #22.
Grand Canyon Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
#1 Boulder Street
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023
(928) 638-2461
Grades: PK-8
| 211 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 280 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥80% (Top 50% in AZ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71

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