Nogales Unified School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 5,842 students in Nogales 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 Nogales Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Arizona public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Nogales Unified 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 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Nogales Unified 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%)

Overview

School District Name
Nogales 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
11 Schools
2,386 Schools
# Students
5,842 Students
1,115,938 Students
# Teachers
214 Teachers
47,795 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Nogales 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 93% has increased from 86% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#339 out of 640 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
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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   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   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   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
4 Students
62,104 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
6%
# Asian Students
26 Students
31,981 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
5,770 Students
502,441 Students
% Hispanic Students
99%
45%
# Black Students
6 Students
59,274 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# White Students
31 Students
421,603 Students
% White Students
1%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
4,015 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
4 Students
34,400 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
5
12,776
# Students in K Grade:
390
80,716
# Students in 1st Grade:
420
81,307
# Students in 2nd Grade:
378
82,040
# Students in 3rd Grade:
443
85,680
# Students in 4th Grade:
445
88,781
# Students in 5th Grade:
479
89,439
# Students in 6th Grade:
440
88,197
# Students in 7th Grade:
457
87,198
# Students in 8th Grade:
450
86,871
# Students in 9th Grade:
506
86,154
# Students in 10th Grade:
512
84,118
# Students in 11th Grade:
462
78,379
# Students in 12th Grade:
455
83,953
# Ungraded Students:
-
329

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $7,489 in this school district is less 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 $7,055 is less 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
$44 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Nogales 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
$41 MM
$3 MM
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Revenue / Student
$7,489
$10,299
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Nogales 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
$7,055
$9,842
This chart display average spending per public school student in Nogales 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 Nogales Unified School District Public Schools (2021-22)

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) 287-0800
Grades: K-5
| 547 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) 287-0800
Grades: K-5
| 262 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) 287-0800
Grades: K-5
| 382 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) 287-0800
Grades: PK-5
| 428 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
| 730 students
Rank: #66.
Nogales High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1905 Apache Blvd
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 377-2021
Grades: 9-12
| 1,814 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
| 535 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
| 406 students
Rank: #99.
Wade Carpenter Middle School
Math: 20% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
595 W. Kino Street
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 287-0800
Grades: 6-8
| 617 students
Rank: #1010.
Pierson Vocational High School
Vocational School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
451 N. Arroyo Blvd
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 287-0800
Grades: 9-12
| 121 students
Pvhs Aoi Program
451 N Arroyo Blvd
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 287-0918
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 5,842 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 20% in AZ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.02

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