Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 3,238 students in Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
Public Schools in Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Arizona public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District are San Cayetano Elementary School, Coatimundi Middle School and Mountain View School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Santa Cruz Valley 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)
# of Schools
5 Schools
2,386 Schools
# of Students
3,238 Students
1,115,938 Students
# of Teachers
177 Teachers
47,795 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Santa Cruz Valley 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 94% has increased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#408 out of 640 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Santa Cruz Valley Unified   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Santa Cruz Valley 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)
35%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Santa Cruz Valley 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
94%
78%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Santa Cruz Valley 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
0.06
0.65
# of American Indian Students
n/a
62,104 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
6%
# of Asian Students
13 Students
31,981 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# of Hispanic Students
3,132 Students
502,441 Students
% Hispanic Students
97%
45%
# of Black Students
3 Students
59,274 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# of White Students
80 Students
421,603 Students
% White Students
3%
38%
# of Hawaiian Students
6 Students
4,015 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# of Two or more races Students
4 Students
34,400 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:
12
12,776
# of Students in Kindergarten:
202
80,716
# of Students in 1st Grade:
182
81,307
# of Students in 2nd Grade:
197
82,040
# of Students in 3rd Grade:
207
85,680
# of Students in 4th Grade:
246
88,781
# of Students in 5th Grade:
274
89,439
# of Students in 6th Grade:
231
88,197
# of Students in 7th Grade:
264
87,198
# of Students in 8th Grade:
289
86,871
# of Students in 9th Grade:
250
86,154
# of Students in 10th Grade:
278
84,118
# of Students in 11th Grade:
282
78,379
# of Students in 12th Grade:
324
83,953
# of Ungraded Students:
-
329

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $7,686 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 $7,891 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
$25 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Santa Cruz Valley 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
$26 MM
$3 MM
This chart display total spending of Santa Cruz Valley 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
$7,686
$10,299
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Santa Cruz Valley 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
$7,891
$9,842
This chart display average spending per public school student in Santa Cruz Valley 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 Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
San Cayetano Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1412 Frontage Road
Rio Rico, AZ 85648
(520) 281-8282
Grades: PK-5
| 505 students
Rank: #22.
Coatimundi Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
490 Avenida Coatmundi
Rio Rico, AZ 85648
(520) 375-8800
Grades: 6-8
| 390 students
Rank: #33.
Mountain View School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1374 West Frontage Rd.
Rio Rico, AZ 85648
(520) 281-8282
Grades: K-5
| 369 students
Rank: #44.
Calabasas School
Math: 24% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1374 W. Frontage Rd.
Rio Rico, AZ 85648
(520) 281-8282
Grades: PK-8
| 840 students
Rank: #55.
Rio Rico High School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
590 N. Camino Galindo
Rio Rico, AZ 85648
(520) 375-8700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,134 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,238 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 20% in AZ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.06

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