Sierra Vista Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 5,692 students in Sierra Vista 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 Sierra Vista Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Sierra Vista Unified School District are Huachuca Mountain Elementary School, Pueblo Del Sol Elementary School and Buena High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Sierra Vista Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Sierra Vista 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
Sierra Vista 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
10 Schools
2,350 Schools
# Students
5,692 Students
1,105,218 Students
# Teachers
272 Teachers
47,587 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Sierra Vista 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 90% has increased from 86% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#256 out of 640 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Sierra Vista Unified   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sierra Vista 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)
49%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sierra Vista 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
90%
78%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Sierra Vista 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
0.66
0.65
# American Indian Students
46 Students
61,491 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
6%
# Asian Students
120 Students
31,838 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
2,166 Students
497,757 Students
% Hispanic Students
38%
45%
# Black Students
364 Students
58,207 Students
% Black Students
6%
5%
# White Students
2,500 Students
417,623 Students
% White Students
44%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
71 Students
3,983 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
425 Students
33,882 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
57
12,624
# Students in K Grade:
372
79,836
# Students in 1st Grade:
380
80,587
# Students in 2nd Grade:
386
81,293
# Students in 3rd Grade:
391
84,898
# Students in 4th Grade:
387
87,786
# Students in 5th Grade:
391
88,387
# Students in 6th Grade:
391
87,202
# Students in 7th Grade:
364
86,107
# Students in 8th Grade:
410
85,623
# Students in 9th Grade:
556
85,693
# Students in 10th Grade:
572
83,671
# Students in 11th Grade:
493
77,920
# Students in 12th Grade:
539
83,263
# Ungraded Students:
3
328

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $8,105 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 $8,612 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
$46 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Sierra Vista 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
$49 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total spending of Sierra Vista 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
$8,105
$11,358
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Sierra Vista 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
$8,612
$10,827
This chart display average spending per public school student in Sierra Vista 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 Sierra Vista Unified School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Huachuca Mountain Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3228 Saint Andrews Drive
Sierra Vista, AZ 85650
(520) 515-2960
Grades: K-6
| 611 students
Rank: #22.
Pueblo Del Sol Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5130 Paseo Las Palmas
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
(520) 515-2714
Grades: K-6
| 530 students
Rank: #33.
Buena High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5225 E. Buena School Blvd.
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
(520) 515-2714
Grades: 7-12
| 2,148 students
Rank: #44.
Bella Vista Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
801 N. Lenzner
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
(520) 515-2714
Grades: K-6
| 356 students
Rank: #55.
Joyce Clark Middle School
Math: 44% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1045 S. Lenzner Ave
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
(520) 515-2714
Grades: 7-8
| 774 students
Rank: #66.
Town & Country Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1313 S. Lenzner Ave
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
(520) 515-2714
Grades: PK-6
| 375 students
Rank: #77.
Village Meadows Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
905 El Camino Real
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
(520) 515-2714
Grades: K-6
| 480 students
Rank: #88.
Carmichael Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
701 Ne Carmichael Avenue
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
(520) 515-2714
Grades: PK-6
| 406 students
701 N.e. Carmichael
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
(520) 515-2950
Grades: PK
| n/a students
Sierra Vista Online
3555 East Fry Boulevard
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
(520) 515-2928
Grades: 9-12
| 12 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 5,692 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 30% in AZ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66

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