Top 10 Best 85621 Arizona Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 5,861 students in 85621, AZ (there are 4 private schools, serving 622 private students). 90% of all K-12 students in 85621, AZ are educated in public schools (compared to the AZ state average of 94%).
The top ranked public schools in 85621, AZ are Mexicayotl Charter School, Nusd Online and Pierson High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 85621 have an average math proficiency score of 15% (versus the Arizona public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 39% statewide average). Schools in 85621, AZ have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Arizona public schools.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Best 85621, AZ Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mexicayotl Charter School
Charter School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2059 N Grand Ave
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 624-4018
Grades: K-8
| 167 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Nusd Online
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
451 N Arroyo Blvd
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 287-0915
Grades: K-12
| 135 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Pierson High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
451 N. Arroyo Blvd
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 287-0915
Grades: 9-12
| 142 students
Rank: #44.
Little Red Schoolhouse
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7 Duquesne Rd
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 287-0737
Grades: K-8
| 180 students
Rank: #55.
Francisco Vasquez De Coronado Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2301 N Al Harrison Rd
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 377-2885
Grades: K-5
| 502 students
Rank: #66.
Robert Bracker Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
121 Camino Diez Mandamientos
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 377-2886
Grades: K-5
| 267 students
Rank: #77.
Mary L Welty Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1050 W Cimarron St
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 287-0880
Grades: K-5
| 343 students
Rank: #88.
Desert Shadows Middle School
Math: 14% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
340 Blvd. Del Rey David
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 377-2646
Grades: 6-8
| 722 students
Rank: #99.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
652 N Tyler Ave
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 287-0870
Grades: PK-5
| 403 students
Rank: #1010.
Challenger Elementary School
Math: 11% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
901 E Calle Mayer
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 377-0544
Grades: K-5
| 365 students
Rank: #1111.
Nogales High School
Math: 13% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1905 N Apache Blvd
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 377-2021
Grades: 9-12
| 1,800 students
Rank: #1212.
Wade Carpenter Middle School
Math: 7% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
595 W Kino St
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 287-0820
Grades: 6-8
| 541 students
Rank: #1313.
A J Mitchell Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
855 N Bautista St
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 287-0840
Grades: K-5
| 294 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in 85621 Arizona

85621, Arizona Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1260 N Hohokam Dr
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 375-8193
Grades: 3-12
| n/a students
310 W Plum St
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 287-0800
Grades: Inquire with school
| 58 students
3241 N. Grand Ave. 1
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 287-2188
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in 85621, AZ?
The top ranked public schools in 85621, AZ include Mexicayotl Charter School, Nusd Online and Pierson High School.
How many public schools are located in 85621, AZ?
13 public schools are located in 85621, AZ.
What percentage of students in 85621, AZ go to public school?
90% of all K-12 students in 85621, AZ are educated in public schools (compared to the AZ state average of 94%).
What is the racial composition of students in 85621, AZ?
85621, AZ public schools minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public schools average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

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