Nogales Unified District (4457) School District

310 W PLUM ST
NOGALES , AZ 85621 - 2613
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Grades: PK - 12

Top Rankings

Nogales Unified District (4457) School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Arizona for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 5,520 students in Nogales Unified District (4457) 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 Nogales Unified District (4457) School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Nogales Unified District (4457) School District are Francisco Vasquez De Coronado Elementary School, Robert Bracker Elementary School and Mary L Welty Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Nogales Unified District (4457) School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AZ)
# Schools
11 Schools
2,430 Schools
# Students
5,520 Students
1,105,078 Students
# Teachers
272 Teachers
50,385 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Nogales Unified District (4457) School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 619 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 93% has increased from 86% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#339 out of 640 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Nogales Unified District (4457)  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nogales Unified District (4457)  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)
38%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nogales Unified District (4457)  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
93%
78%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Nogales Unified District (4457)  School District and public school graduation rate of AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.02
0.65
# American Indian Students
n/a
56,359 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
5%
# Asian Students
26 Students
33,411 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
5,458 Students
510,314 Students
% Hispanic Students
99%
46%
# Black Students
7 Students
60,194 Students
% Black Students
n/a
6%
# White Students
24 Students
396,691 Students
% White Students
n/a
36%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
4,104 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
5 Students
39,872 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
15
13,398
# Students in K Grade:
306
72,680
# Students in 1st Grade:
365
80,088
# Students in 2nd Grade:
336
79,512
# Students in 3rd Grade:
372
80,053
# Students in 4th Grade:
431
80,782
# Students in 5th Grade:
385
81,975
# Students in 6th Grade:
443
85,725
# Students in 7th Grade:
462
89,645
# Students in 8th Grade:
476
89,956
# Students in 9th Grade:
495
90,012
# Students in 10th Grade:
527
88,405
# Students in 11th Grade:
480
83,059
# Students in 12th Grade:
427
89,435
# Ungraded Students:
-
353

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $8,227 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,926. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $7,867 is less than the state median of $10,526. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$45 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Nogales Unified District (4457)  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$43 MM
$4 MM
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Revenue / Student
$8,227
$10,926
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Nogales Unified District (4457)  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$7,867
$10,526
This chart display average spending per public school student in Nogales Unified District (4457)  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Nogales Unified District (4457) School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Francisco Vasquez De Coronado Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2301 N Al Harrison Rd
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 377-2885
Grades: K-5
| 515 students
Rank: #22.
Robert Bracker Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
121 Camino Diez Mandamientos
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 377-2886
Grades: K-5
| 269 students
Rank: #33.
Mary L Welty Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1050 W Cimarron St
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 287-0880
Grades: K-5
| 329 students
Rank: #44.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
652 N Tyler Ave
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 287-0870
Grades: PK-5
| 411 students
Rank: #55.
Desert Shadows Middle School
Math: 41% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
340 Blvd. Del Rey David
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 377-2646
Grades: 6-8
| 784 students
Rank: #66.
Nogales High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1905 N Apache Blvd
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 377-2021
Grades: 9-12
| 1,782 students
Rank: #77.
Challenger Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
901 E Calle Mayer
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 377-0544
Grades: K-5
| 397 students
Rank: #88.
A J Mitchell Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
855 N Bautista St
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 287-0840
Grades: K-5
| 289 students
Rank: #99.
Wade Carpenter Middle School
Math: 20% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
595 W Kino St
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 287-0820
Grades: 6-8
| 597 students
Rank: #1010.
Pierson High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
451 N. Arroyo Blvd
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 287-0915
Grades: 9-12
| 98 students
Rank: n/an/a
Nusd Online
451 N Arroyo Blvd
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 287-0915
Grades: K-12
| 49 students

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 11
  • Enrollment: 5,520 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 100%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 20% in AZ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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