Paradise Valley Unified District (4241) School District

15002 N 32ND ST
PHOENIX , AZ 85032 - 4441
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Grades: PK - 12

Top Rankings

Paradise Valley Unified District (4241) 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%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 45 public schools serving 29,109 students in Paradise Valley Unified District (4241) School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Arizona.
Public Schools in Paradise Valley Unified District (4241) School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Paradise Valley Unified District (4241) School District are Fireside Elementary School, Desert Trails Elementary School and Copper Canyon Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Paradise Valley Unified District (4241) 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 64% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AZ)
# Schools
45 Schools
2,430 Schools
# Students
29,109 Students
1,105,078 Students
# Teachers
1,812 Teachers
50,385 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Paradise Valley Unified District (4241) School District, which is ranked within the top 30% 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 89% has increased from 88% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#182 out of 640 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Paradise Valley Unified District (4241)  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Paradise Valley Unified District (4241)  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)
53%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Paradise Valley Unified District (4241)  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
89%
78%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Paradise Valley Unified District (4241)  School District and public school graduation rate of AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.60
0.65
# American Indian Students
341 Students
56,359 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
5%
# Asian Students
1,031 Students
33,411 Students
% Asian Students
4%
3%
# Hispanic Students
9,428 Students
510,314 Students
% Hispanic Students
32%
46%
# Black Students
1,064 Students
60,194 Students
% Black Students
4%
6%
# White Students
15,788 Students
396,691 Students
% White Students
54%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
68 Students
4,104 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,389 Students
39,872 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
333
13,398
# Students in K Grade:
1,782
72,680
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,043
80,088
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,959
79,512
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,059
80,053
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,047
80,782
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,996
81,975
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,288
85,725
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,235
89,645
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,331
89,956
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,556
90,012
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,483
88,405
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,484
83,059
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,513
89,435
# Ungraded Students:
-
353

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,870 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,926. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,472 is less than the state median of $10,526. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$316 MM
$4 MM
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Spending (19-20)
$305 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total spending of Paradise Valley Unified District (4241)  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,870
$10,926
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Spending / Student
$10,472
$10,526
This chart display average spending per public school student in Paradise Valley Unified District (4241)  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 Paradise Valley Unified District (4241) School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Fireside Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3725 E. Love Cactus Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(602) 449-4700
Grades: PK-6
| 775 students
Rank: #22.
Desert Trails Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4315 E Cashman Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85050
(602) 449-4100
Grades: PK-7
| 568 students
Rank: #33.
Copper Canyon Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
17650 N 54th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
(602) 449-7200
Grades: PK-6
| 500 students
Rank: #44.
North Ranch Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
16406 N 61st Pl
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(602) 449-6400
Grades: PK-6
| 460 students
Rank: #55.
Boulder Creek Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
22801 N 22nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85024
(602) 449-4500
Grades: PK-6
| 649 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Sonoran Sky Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12990 N 75th St
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(602) 449-6500
Grades: K-6
| 550 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Wildfire Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3997 E Lockwood Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85050
(602) 449-4300
Grades: PK-6
| 661 students
Rank: #88.
Sandpiper Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6724 E Hearn Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(602) 449-6300
Grades: K-6
| 484 students
Rank: #99.
Mercury Mine Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9640 N 28th St
Phoenix, AZ 85028
(602) 449-3700
Grades: PK-6
| 491 students
Rank: #1010.
Grayhawk Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7525 E Grayhawk Dr
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
(602) 449-6600
Grades: PK-6
| 346 students
Rank: #1111.
Pinnacle High School
Math: 69% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3535 E Mayo Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85050
(602) 449-4000
Grades: 8-12
| 2,572 students
Rank: #1212.
Pinnacle Peak Preparatory
Math: 62% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7690 E Williams Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(602) 449-6700
Grades: PK-8
| 566 students
Rank: #1313.
Quail Run Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3303 E Utopia Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(602) 449-4400
Grades: K-6
| 572 students
Rank: #1414.
Desert Shadows Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5902 E Sweetwater Ave
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
(602) 449-6900
Grades: PK-6
| 454 students
Rank: #1515.
Explorer Middle School
Math: 67% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
22401 N 40th St
Phoenix, AZ 85050
(602) 449-4200
Grades: 7-8
| 793 students
Rank: #1616.
Liberty Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5125 E Marilyn Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
(602) 449-6200
Grades: PK-6
| 436 students
Rank: #1717.
Desert Springs Preparatory Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6010 E Acoma Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(602) 449-7100
Grades: PK-6
| 379 students
Rank: #1818.
Horizon High School
Math: 65% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5601 E Greenway Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
(602) 449-6000
Grades: 7-12
| 2,083 students
Rank: #1919.
Desert Shadows Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5858 E Sweetwater Ave
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
(602) 449-6800
Grades: 6-8
| 874 students
Rank: #2020.
Shadow Mountain High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2902 E Shea Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85028
(602) 449-3000
Grades: 8-12
| 1,195 students
Rank: #2121.
Pvonline
Math: 51% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
15002 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(602) 449-2450
Grades: K-12
| 853 students
Rank: #2222.
Hidden Hills Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1919 E Sharon Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85022
(602) 449-3100
Grades: PK-6
| 398 students
Rank: #2323.
Whispering Wind Academy
Math: 46% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
15844 N 43rd St
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(602) 449-7300
Grades: K-6
| 536 students
Rank: #2424.
Mountain Trail Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2323 E Mountain Gate Pass
Phoenix, AZ 85024
(602) 449-4600
Grades: 7-8
| 577 students
Rank: #2525.
Paradise Valley High School
Math: 48% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3950 E Bell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(602) 449-7000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,845 students
Rank: #2626.
Sunrise Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4960 E Acoma Dr
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
(602) 449-6100
Grades: 7-8
| 490 students
Rank: #2727.
North Canyon High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1700 E Union Hls Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85024
(602) 449-5000
Grades: 8-12
| 1,856 students
Rank: #2828.
Indian Bend Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3633 E Thunderbird Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(602) 449-3200
Grades: PK-6
| 563 students
Rank: #2929.
Cactus View Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
17602 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85022
(602) 449-2500
Grades: PK-6
| 567 students
Rank: #3030.
Desert Cove Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
11020 N 28th St
Phoenix, AZ 85028
(602) 449-3400
Grades: PK-6
| 405 students
Rank: #3131.
Sunset Canyon School
Math: 36% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2727 E Siesta Ln
Phoenix, AZ 85050
(602) 449-5100
Grades: PK-6
| 376 students
Rank: #3232.
Campo Bello Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2650 E Contention Mine Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(602) 449-5200
Grades: PK-6
| 603 students
Rank: #3333.
Echo Mountain Primary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1811 E Michigan Ave # 3
Phoenix, AZ 85022
(602) 449-5500
Grades: PK-3
| 495 students
Rank: #3434.
Shea Middle School
Math: 26% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2728 E Shea Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85028
(602) 449-3500
Grades: 5-8
| 534 students
Rank: #3535.
Palomino Primary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
15833 N 29th St
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(602) 449-2800
Grades: PK-3
| 561 students
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 45
  • Enrollment: 29,109 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Top 50% in AZ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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