Parker Unified School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 1,912 students in Parker Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
Public Schools in Parker Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Arizona public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Parker Unified School District are Parker Alternative School, Wallace Elementary School and Parker High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Parker Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Parker Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Arizona for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Parker 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
6 Schools
2,386 Schools
# Students
1,912 Students
1,115,938 Students
# Teachers
101 Teachers
47,795 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Parker 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 85-89% has increased from 70-74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#482 out of 640 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Parker Unified   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Parker 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)
25%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Parker 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
85-89%
78%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Parker 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
0.67
0.65
# American Indian Students
569 Students
62,104 Students
% American Indian Students
30%
6%
# Asian Students
4 Students
31,981 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
882 Students
502,441 Students
% Hispanic Students
46%
45%
# Black Students
8 Students
59,274 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
348 Students
421,603 Students
% White Students
18%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
4,015 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
101 Students
34,400 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
20
12,776
# Students in K Grade:
144
80,716
# Students in 1st Grade:
130
81,307
# Students in 2nd Grade:
151
82,040
# Students in 3rd Grade:
128
85,680
# Students in 4th Grade:
183
88,781
# Students in 5th Grade:
153
89,439
# Students in 6th Grade:
162
88,197
# Students in 7th Grade:
157
87,198
# Students in 8th Grade:
154
86,871
# Students in 9th Grade:
146
86,154
# Students in 10th Grade:
143
84,118
# Students in 11th Grade:
131
78,379
# Students in 12th Grade:
109
83,953
# Ungraded Students:
1
329

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $8,960 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 $9,410 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
$17 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Parker 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
$18 MM
$3 MM
This chart display total spending of Parker Unified   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$8,960
$10,299
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Parker 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
$9,410
$9,842
This chart display average spending per public school student in Parker 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 Parker Unified School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Parker Alternative School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1001 Kofa Ave
Parker, AZ 85344
(928) 669-9244
Grades: 9-12
| 33 students
Rank: #22.
Wallace Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1201 16th Street
Parker, AZ 85344
(928) 669-2141
Grades: 3-5
| 388 students
Rank: #33.
Parker High School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 Kofa Avenue
Parker, AZ 85344
(928) 669-9244
Grades: 9-12
| 496 students
Rank: #44.
Wallace Junior High School
Math: 21% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1320 18th Street Box 1090
Parker, AZ 85344
(928) 669-2141
Grades: 6-8
| 375 students
Rank: #55.
Le Pera Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
19121 Tahbo Road
Parker, AZ 85344
(928) 669-9244
Grades: K-8
| 239 students
Blake Primary School
701 South Navajo Avenue
Parker, AZ 85344
(928) 669-8203
Grades: PK-2
| 381 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,912 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50% in AZ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67

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