Maricopa Unified School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 11 public schools in Maricopa Unified School District, serving 6,678 students.
  • Public school in Maricopa Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Arizona public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 42% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
  • The top ranked public schools in Maricopa Unified School District are Pima Butte Elementary School, Saddleback Elementary School and Santa Cruz Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is more than the Arizona public school average of 19:1.

Overview

School District NameMaricopa Unified School District
School District Websitehttp://www.maricopausd.org/
School District Phone Number(520)568-5100
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AZ)
# of Schools11 Schools2,380 Schools
# of Students6,678 Students1,117,354 Students
# of Teachers294 Teachers47,820 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1

District Comparison

  • Maricopa Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 620 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 76% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AZ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Maricopa 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maricopa 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
76%
78%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Maricopa Unified   School District and public school graduation rate of AZ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.700.65
# of American Indian Students365 Students62,127 Students
% American Indian Students
5%
6%
# of Asian Students152 Students32,009 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# of Hispanic Students2,693 Students502,895 Students
% Hispanic Students
40%
45%
# of Black Students790 Students59,348 Students
% Black Students
12%
5%
# of White Students2,324 Students422,489 Students
% White Students
35%
38%
# of Hawaiian Students32 Students4,017 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# of Two or more races Students322 Students34,453 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:8812,675
# of Students in Kindergarten:44680,903
# of Students in 1st Grade:50181,467
# of Students in 2nd Grade:46182,195
# of Students in 3rd Grade:50985,836
# of Students in 4th Grade:52888,944
# of Students in 5th Grade:57189,621
# of Students in 6th Grade:47788,369
# of Students in 7th Grade:50687,282
# of Students in 8th Grade:51686,947
# of Students in 9th Grade:60786,190
# of Students in 10th Grade:52984,165
# of Students in 11th Grade:49278,432
# of Students in 12th Grade:43083,999
# of Ungraded Students:17329

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,475 is higher than the state average of $7,839. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,695 is higher than the state average of $7,481. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AZ)
Total Revenue$55 MM$3 MM
This chart display total revenue of Maricopa Unified   School District and average revenue for each school distric in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$56 MM$2 MM
This chart display total spending of Maricopa Unified   School District and average spending for each school distric in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,475$7,839
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Maricopa Unified   School District and average revenue per public school student in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,695$7,481
This chart display average spending per public school student in Maricopa Unified   School District and average spending per public school student in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Maricopa Unified School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Butterfield Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 33%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    43800 West Honeycutt Road
    Maricopa, AZ 85138
    (520)568-6100

    Grades: K-6 | 629 students
  • Desert Wind Middle School Math: 20% | Reading: 29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    35565 West Honeycutt Road
    Maricopa, AZ 85239
    (520)568-7110

    Grades: 6-8 | 648 students
  • Maricopa Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 28%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    18150 N. Alterra Pkwy.
    Maricopa, AZ 85139
    (520)568-5160

    Grades: PK-6 | 668 students
  • Maricopa High School Math: 23% | Reading: 24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    45012 W. Honeycutt Ave.
    Maricopa, AZ 85139
    (520)568-8100

    Grades: 6-12 | 2058 students
  • Maricopa Wells Middle School Math: 17% | Reading: 27%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    45725 W. Honeycutt Ave.
    Maricopa, AZ 85139
    (520)567-7100

    Grades: 6-8 | 851 students
  • Pima Butte Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 30%
    42202 W. Rancho El Dorado Pkw
    Maricopa, AZ 85138
    (520)568-7150

    Grades: K-6 | 472 students
  • Saddleback Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 33%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    18600 N. Porter Road
    Maricopa, AZ 85138
    (520)568-6110

    Grades: PK-6 | 577 students
  • Saddleback Preschool
    18600 N. Porter Rd.
    Maricopa, AZ 85138
    (520)568-6110

    Grades: PK | n/a students
  • Santa Cruz Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    19845 N. Costa Del Sol Rd.
    Maricopa, AZ 85138
    (520)568-5170

    Grades: PK-6 | 403 students
  • Santa Rosa Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    21400 N. Santa Rosa Dr.
    Maricopa, AZ 85239
    (520)568-6150

    Grades: PK-6 | 372 students
  • Santa Rosa Preschool
    21400 N. Santa Rosa Dr
    Maricopa, AZ 85138
    (520)568-6150

    Grades: PK | n/a students
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