Marana Unified School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 11,406 students in Marana 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 Marana Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Arizona public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Marana Unified School District are Gladden Farms Elementary School, Twin Peaks Elementary School and Rattlesnake Ridge Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Marana Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Marana 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
Marana 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
18 Schools
2,386 Schools
# Students
11,406 Students
1,115,938 Students
# Teachers
596 Teachers
47,795 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Marana Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 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 86% 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
#302 out of 640 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Marana Unified   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Marana 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)
42%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Marana 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
86%
78%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Marana 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
0.58
0.65
# American Indian Students
156 Students
62,104 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
6%
# Asian Students
176 Students
31,981 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
4,146 Students
502,441 Students
% Hispanic Students
36%
45%
# Black Students
262 Students
59,274 Students
% Black Students
2%
5%
# White Students
6,202 Students
421,603 Students
% White Students
55%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
26 Students
4,015 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
438 Students
34,400 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
47
12,776
# Students in K Grade:
772
80,716
# Students in 1st Grade:
781
81,307
# Students in 2nd Grade:
744
82,040
# Students in 3rd Grade:
802
85,680
# Students in 4th Grade:
866
88,781
# Students in 5th Grade:
896
89,439
# Students in 6th Grade:
839
88,197
# Students in 7th Grade:
913
87,198
# Students in 8th Grade:
965
86,871
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,003
86,154
# Students in 10th Grade:
941
84,118
# Students in 11th Grade:
877
78,379
# Students in 12th Grade:
960
83,953
# Ungraded Students:
-
329

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,454 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,299. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,544 is less than the state median of $9,842. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue
$108 MM
$4 MM
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Spending
$109 MM
$3 MM
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Revenue / Student
$9,454
$10,299
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Marana 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
$9,544
$9,842
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Best Marana Unified School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Gladden Farms Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
11745 W. Gladden Farms Drive
Marana, AZ 85653
(520) 682-4749
Grades: PK-6
| 547 students
Rank: #22.
Twin Peaks Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7995 W. Twin Peaks Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85743
(520) 579-4750
Grades: PK-6
| 558 students
Rank: #33.
Rattlesnake Ridge Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8500 N. Continental Loop Drive
Tucson, AZ 85743
(520) 682-4749
Grades: PK-6
| 495 students
Rank: #44.
Ironwood Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3300 W. Freer Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85742
(520) 579-5150
Grades: PK-6
| 624 students
Rank: #55.
Coyote Trail Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8000 N Silverbell Rd
Tucson, AZ 85743
(520) 682-4749
Grades: PK-6
| 505 students
Rank: #66.
Quail Run Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(2)
4600 W Cortaro Farms Rd
Tucson, AZ 85742
(520) 682-4749
Grades: PK-6
| 517 students
Rank: #77.
Mountain View High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3901 W. Linda Vista Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85742
(520) 682-4749
Grades: 9-12
| 1,549 students
Rank: #88.
Degrazia Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5051 W. Overton Road
Tucson, AZ 85742
(520) 579-4800
Grades: K-6
| 475 students
Rank: #99.
Marana High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(3)
12000 W. Emigh
Marana, AZ 85653
(520) 616-6400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,077 students
Rank: #1010.
Butterfield Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3400 West Massingale Road
Tucson, AZ 85741
(520) 682-4749
Grades: PK-6
| 463 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Marjorie W Estes Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
11279 W. Grier Road Suite 100
Marana, AZ 85653
(520) 682-4749
Grades: PK-6
| 579 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Tortolita Middle School
Math: 30% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4101 W. Hardy Rd
Tucson, AZ 85742
(520) 579-4600
Grades: 7-8
| 774 students
Rank: #1313.
Marana Middle School
Math: 32% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
11279 West Grier Road
Marana, AZ 85653
(520) 682-4730
Grades: 7-8
| 1,091 students
Rank: #1414.
Roadrunner Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
16651 W. Calle Carmela
Marana, AZ 85653
(520) 616-6363
Grades: PK-6
| 361 students
Rank: #1515.
Picture Rocks Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5875 N. Sanders Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85743
(520) 682-4749
Grades: PK-6
| 620 students
Rank: #1616.
Mcat High School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
13650 N Mcduff
Marana, AZ 85653
(520) 682-4773
Grades: 9-12
| 91 students
A. C. E.
11279 W Grier Rd
Marana, AZ 85653
(520) 682-4749
Grades: 7-12
| 10 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 11,406 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Top 50% in AZ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58

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