Peoria Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 43 public schools serving 36,633 students in Peoria Unified 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 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 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 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 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Peoria Unified 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
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AZ)
# Schools
43 Schools
2,350 Schools
# Students
36,633 Students
1,105,218 Students
# Teachers
1,912 Teachers
47,587 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Peoria Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 620 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 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#194 out of 640 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Peoria Unified   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 Peoria 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)
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 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 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
401 Students
61,491 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
6%
# Asian Students
886 Students
31,838 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
12,333 Students
497,757 Students
% Hispanic Students
34%
45%
# Black Students
1,735 Students
58,207 Students
% Black Students
5%
5%
# White Students
19,630 Students
417,623 Students
% White Students
54%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
110 Students
3,983 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,538 Students
33,882 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
587
12,624
# Students in K Grade:
2,361
79,836
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,404
80,587
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,387
81,293
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,397
84,898
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,682
87,786
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,745
88,387
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,879
87,202
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,835
86,107
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,790
85,623
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,328
85,693
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,337
83,671
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,047
77,920
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,854
83,263
# Ungraded Students:
-
328

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $8,516 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,358. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $8,082 is less than the state median of $10,827. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue
$312 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Peoria Unified   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$296 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total spending of Peoria Unified   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$8,516
$11,358
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Peoria Unified   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$8,082
$10,827
This chart display average spending per public school student in Peoria Unified   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Peoria Unified 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) 486-6105
Grades: K-12
| 9 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
| 249 students
Rank: #33.
Apache Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8633 W. John Cabot Road
Peoria, AZ 85382
(623) 412-4875
Grades: PK-8
| 709 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
| 1,871 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
| 1,974 students
Rank: #66.
Liberty High School
Math: 73% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9621 W. Speckled Gecko Drive
Peoria, AZ 85383
(623) 773-6525
Grades: 7-12
| 2,185 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Sunset Heights Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9687 W Adams Ave
Peoria, AZ 85382
(623) 486-6000
Grades: PK-8
| 982 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Vistancia Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
30009 N. Sunrise Point
Peoria, AZ 85383
(623) 773-6500
Grades: PK-8
| 1,099 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: K-8
| 1,000 students
Rank: #1010.
Cactus High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6330 W. Greenway
Glendale, AZ 85306
(623) 412-5000
Grades: 7-12
| 1,194 students
Rank: #1111.
Desert Harbor Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15585 N. 91st Avenue
Peoria, AZ 85382
(623) 486-6200
Grades: PK-8
| 816 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Copperwood School
Math: 62% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
11232 North 65th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85304
(623) 412-4650
Grades: K-8
| 842 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Parkridge Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9970 W. Beardsley Road
Peoria, AZ 85382
(623) 486-6000
Grades: PK-8
| 925 students
Rank: #1414.
Centennial High School
Math: 64% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
14388 N 79th Av
Peoria, AZ 85381
(623) 412-4400
Grades: 7-12
| 1,879 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
| 826 students
Rank: #1616.
Oasis Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7841 W Sweetwater
Peoria, AZ 85381
(623) 486-6000
Grades: PK-8
| 782 students
Rank: #1717.
Lake Pleasant Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
31501 N. Westland Road
Peoria, AZ 85383
(623) 773-6575
Grades: PK-8
| 713 students
Rank: #1818.
Frontier Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
21258 N. 81st Avenue
Peoria, AZ 85382
(623) 412-4900
Grades: PK-8
| 965 students
Rank: #1919.
Coyote Hills Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
21180 North 87th Avenue
Peoria, AZ 85382
(623) 412-5225
Grades: K-8
| 853 students
Rank: #2020.
Canyon Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5490 W. Paradise Lane
Glendale, AZ 85306
(623) 412-5050
Grades: PK-8
| 363 students
Rank: #2121.
Zuni Hills Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
10851 W. Williams Road
Sun City, AZ 85373
(623) 486-6000
Grades: PK-8
| 932 students
Rank: #2222.
Sunflower School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5490 W Paradise Lane
Glendale, AZ 85306
(623) 412-5050
Grades: PK-12
| 36 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
| 1,483 students
Rank: #2424.
Raymond S. Kellis
Math: 48% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8990 W. Orangewood
Glendale, AZ 85305
(623) 486-6000
Grades: 7-12
| 1,881 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
| 546 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: K-8
| 598 students
Rank: #2727.
Heritage School
Math: 39% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5312 W Mountain View
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 412-4525
Grades: K-8
| 558 students
Rank: #2828.
Santa Fe Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
9880 N 77th Ave
Peoria, AZ 85345
(623) 486-6000
Grades: PK-8
| 834 students
Rank: #2929.
Sky View Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
8624 W Sweetwater Ave.
Peoria, AZ 85381
(623) 412-4850
Grades: PK-8
| 505 students
Rank: #3030.
Kachina Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5304 W. Crocus Drive
Glendale, AZ 85306
(623) 412-4500
Grades: K-8
| 437 students
Rank: #3131.
Foothills Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
15808 N 63rd Ave
Glendale, AZ 85306
(623) 486-6000
Grades: PK-8
| 656 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
| 674 students
Rank: #3333.
Pioneer Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6315 W Port Au Prince
Glendale, AZ 85306
(623) 412-4550
Grades: PK-8
| 455 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
| 773 students
Rank: #3535.
Sun Valley Elementary School
Alternative School
Math: 39% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8361 N 95th Ave
Peoria, AZ 85345
(623) 412-4825
Grades: PK-8
| 891 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Peoria Unified School District
  • 6330 W THUNDERBIRD RD, GLENDALE, AZ, 85306-4002
  • (623) 486-6000
  • schools.peoriaud.k12.az.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 36,633 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 1% in AZ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60

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