Peoria Unified School District (4237) School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 44 public schools serving 35,329 students in Peoria Unified School District (4237) School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Arizona.
Public Schools in Peoria Unified School District (4237) School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Peoria Unified School District (4237) School District are Peoria Ecampus, Peoria Traditional School and Apache Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Peoria Unified School District (4237) School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Peoria Unified School District (4237) School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Arizona for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Peoria Unified School District (4237) School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AZ)
# Schools
44 Schools
2,430 Schools
# Students
35,329 Students
1,105,078 Students
# Teachers
1,962 Teachers
50,385 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Peoria Unified School District (4237) School District, which is ranked within the top 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 97% has increased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#194 out of 640 school districts
(Top 50%)
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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 Peoria Unified School District (4237)  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)
50%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Peoria Unified School District (4237)  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
97%
78%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Peoria Unified School District (4237)  School District and public school graduation rate of AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.62
0.65
# American Indian Students
326 Students
56,359 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
5%
# Asian Students
950 Students
33,411 Students
% Asian Students
3%
3%
# Hispanic Students
12,671 Students
510,314 Students
% Hispanic Students
36%
46%
# Black Students
1,754 Students
60,194 Students
% Black Students
5%
6%
# White Students
17,881 Students
396,691 Students
% White Students
50%
36%
# Hawaiian Students
109 Students
4,104 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,638 Students
39,872 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
584
13,398
# Students in K Grade:
2,043
72,680
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,239
80,088
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,324
79,512
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,308
80,053
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,383
80,782
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,434
81,975
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,491
85,725
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,757
89,645
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,832
89,956
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,506
90,012
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,423
88,405
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,077
83,059
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,928
89,435
# Ungraded Students:
-
353

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $8,830 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,926. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $8,380 is less than the state median of $10,526. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$312 MM
$4 MM
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Spending (19-20)
$296 MM
$4 MM
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Revenue / Student
$8,830
$10,926
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Spending / Student
$8,380
$10,526
This chart display average spending per public school student in Peoria Unified School District (4237)  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 Peoria Unified School District (4237) School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Peoria Ecampus
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6625 W. Cholla
Peoria, AZ 85380
(623) 412-5344
Grades: K-12
| 23 students
Rank: #22.
Peoria Traditional School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10851 W Williams Rd
Sun City, AZ 85373
(623) 412-5350
Grades: K-8
| 301 students
Rank: #33.
Apache Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8633 W John Cabot Rd
Peoria, AZ 85382
(623) 412-4875
Grades: PK-8
| 680 students
Rank: #44.
Sunrise Mountain High School
Math: 75% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
21200 N 83rd Ave
Peoria, AZ 85382
(623) 487-5125
Grades: 7-12
| 1,940 students
Rank: #55.
Ironwood High School
Math: 68% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6051 W Sweetwater Ave
Glendale, AZ 85304
(623) 486-6400
Grades: 7-12
| 1,936 students
Rank: #66.
Liberty High School
Math: 73% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9621 W Speckled Gecko Dr
Peoria, AZ 85383
(623) 773-6525
Grades: 7-12
| 2,422 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Sunset Heights Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9687 W Adam Ave
Peoria, AZ 85382
(623) 486-6000
Grades: PK-8
| 1,043 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Vistancia Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
30009 N Sunrise Pt
Peoria, AZ 85383
(623) 773-6500
Grades: PK-8
| 1,083 students
Rank: #99.
Oakwood Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12900 N 71st Ave
Peoria, AZ 85381
(623) 412-4725
Grades: PK-8
| 914 students
Rank: #1010.
Cactus High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6330 W Greenway Rd
Glendale, AZ 85306
(623) 412-5000
Grades: 7-12
| 1,146 students
Rank: #1111.
Desert Harbor Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15585 N 91st Ave
Peoria, AZ 85382
(623) 486-6200
Grades: PK-8
| 760 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Copperwood School
Math: 62% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
11232 N 65th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85304
(623) 412-4650
Grades: PK-8
| 700 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Parkridge Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9970 W Beardsley Rd
Peoria, AZ 85382
(623) 412-5400
Grades: PK-8
| 908 students
Rank: #1414.
Centennial High School
Math: 64% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
14388 N 79th Ave
Peoria, AZ 85381
(623) 412-4400
Grades: 7-12
| 1,996 students
Rank: #1515.
Paseo Verde Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7880 W Greenway Rd
Peoria, AZ 85381
(623) 412-5075
Grades: PK-8
| 759 students
Rank: #1616.
Oasis Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7841 W Sweetwater Ave
Peoria, AZ 85381
(623) 412-4800
Grades: PK-8
| 724 students
Rank: #1717.
Lake Pleasant Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
31501 N Westland Rd
Peoria, AZ 85383
(623) 773-6575
Grades: PK-8
| 954 students
Rank: #1818.
Frontier Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
21258 N 81st Ave
Peoria, AZ 85382
(623) 412-4900
Grades: PK-8
| 916 students
Rank: #1919.
Coyote Hills Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
21180 N 87th Ave
Peoria, AZ 85382
(623) 412-5225
Grades: PK-8
| 760 students
Rank: #2020.
Canyon Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5490 W Paradise Ln
Glendale, AZ 85306
(623) 412-5050
Grades: PK-8
| 298 students
Rank: #2121.
Zuni Hills Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
10851 W Williams Rd
Sun City, AZ 85373
(623) 412-5275
Grades: PK-8
| 887 students
Rank: #2222.
Sunflower School
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5490 W Paradise Ln
Glendale, AZ 85306
(623) 412-5050
Grades: PK-12
| 31 students
Rank: #2323.
Peoria High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
11200 N 83rd Ave
Peoria, AZ 85345
(623) 486-6300
Grades: 7-12
| 1,527 students
Rank: #2424.
Raymond S. Kellis
Math: 48% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8990 W Orangewood Ave
Glendale, AZ 85305
(623) 412-5425
Grades: 7-12
| 1,852 students
Rank: #2525.
Desert Valley Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
12901 N 63rd Ave
Glendale, AZ 85304
(623) 412-4750
Grades: PK-8
| 516 students
Rank: #2626.
Sahuaro Ranch Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10401 N 63rd Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 412-4775
Grades: PK-8
| 643 students
Rank: #2727.
Heritage School
Math: 39% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5312 W Mountain View Rd
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 412-4525
Grades: PK-8
| 464 students
Rank: #2828.
Santa Fe Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
9880 N 77th Ave
Peoria, AZ 85345
(623) 486-6475
Grades: PK-8
| 701 students
Rank: #2929.
Sky View Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8624 W Sweetwater Ave
Peoria, AZ 85381
(623) 412-4850
Grades: PK-8
| 475 students
Rank: #3030.
Kachina Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5304 W Crocus Dr
Glendale, AZ 85306
(623) 412-4500
Grades: PK-8
| 367 students
Rank: #3131.
Foothills Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
15808 N 63rd Ave
Glendale, AZ 85306
(623) 412-4626
Grades: PK-8
| 599 students
Rank: #3232.
Sundance Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7051 W Cholla St
Peoria, AZ 85345
(623) 412-4675
Grades: PK-8
| 589 students
Rank: #3333.
Pioneer Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6315 W Port Au Prince Ln
Glendale, AZ 85306
(623) 412-4550
Grades: PK-8
| 420 students
Rank: #3434.
Marshall Ranch Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
12995 N Marshall Ranch Dr
Glendale, AZ 85304
(623) 486-6450
Grades: PK-8
| 662 students
Rank: #3535.
Sun Valley Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8361 N 95th Ave
Peoria, AZ 85345
(623) 412-4825
Grades: PK-8
| 709 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Peoria Unified School District (4237) School District
  • 6330 W THUNDERBIRD RD, GLENDALE, AZ, 85306-4002
  • (623) 486-6000
  • schools.peoriaud.k12.az.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 35,329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 1% in AZ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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