Tempe School District (4258)

3205 S Rural Rd
Tempe, AZ 85282-3853
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Tempe School District (4258) 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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 23 public schools serving 11,108 students in Tempe School District (4258). This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
Public Schools in Tempe School District (4258) have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Arizona public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (AZ)
# Schools
23 Schools
2,477 Schools
# Students
11,108 Students
1,138,681 Students
# Teachers
847 Teachers
50,929 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Tempe School District (4258), which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 627 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
This School District
State Average (AZ)
#389 out of 631 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Tempe School District (4258), with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
22%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tempe School District (4258) and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AZ by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
31%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tempe School District (4258) 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 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.68
0.65
# American Indian Students
791 Students
55,502 Students
% American Indian Students
7%
5%
# Asian Students
233 Students
34,069 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# Hispanic Students
5,746 Students
531,904 Students
% Hispanic Students
52%
47%
# Black Students
1,427 Students
63,785 Students
% Black Students
13%
6%
# White Students
2,170 Students
404,765 Students
% White Students
20%
35%
# Hawaiian Students
170 Students
4,238 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
571 Students
44,324 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
423
16,629
# Students in K Grade:
1,233
80,037
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,159
79,753
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,305
82,851
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,237
82,816
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,146
82,687
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,214
83,739
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,052
84,560
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,131
88,467
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,194
92,012
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
94,964
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
90,488
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
86,306
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
92,939
# Ungraded Students:
14
433

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,664 is higher than the state median of $11,274. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,156 is higher than the state median of $11,177. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$141 MM
$12,837 MM
This chart display total revenue of Tempe School District (4258) and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$146 MM
$12,727 MM
This chart display total spending of Tempe School District (4258) and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$12,664
$11,274
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Tempe School District (4258) and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$13,156
$11,177
This chart display average spending per public school student in Tempe School District (4258) and average spending per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Tempe School District (4258) Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ward Traditional Academy
(Math: 57% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1965 E Hermosa Dr
Tempe, AZ 85282
(480) 491-8871
Grades: K-8
| 386 students
Rank: #22.
Rover Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1300 E Watson Dr
Tempe, AZ 85283
(480) 897-7122
Grades: PK-8
| 423 students
Rank: #33.
Broadmor Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
311 E Aepli Dr
Tempe, AZ 85282
(480) 967-6599
Grades: K-5
| 584 students
Rank: #44.
Fuller Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1975 E Cornell Dr
Tempe, AZ 85283
(480) 897-6228
Grades: K-5
| 546 students
Rank: #55.
Meyer Montessori
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2615 S Dorsey Ln
Tempe, AZ 85282
(480) 584-6339
Grades: PK-6
| 166 students
Rank: #66.
Mckemy Of International Studies
(Math: 26% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2250 S College Ave
Tempe, AZ 85282
(480) 459-5048
Grades: 6-8
| 316 students
Rank: #77.
Hudson Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1325 E Malibu Dr
Tempe, AZ 85282
(480) 897-6608
Grades: K-5
| 393 students
Rank: #88.
Arredondo Elementary School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1330 E Carson Dr
Tempe, AZ 85282
(480) 897-2744
Grades: PK-5
| 420 students
Rank: #99.
Connolly Middle School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2002 E Concorda Dr
Tempe, AZ 85282
(480) 967-8933
Grades: 6-8
| 1,019 students
Rank: #1010.
Curry Elementary School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1974 E Meadow Dr
Tempe, AZ 85282
(480) 967-8336
Grades: K-5
| 498 students
Rank: #1111.
Wood School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
727 W Cornell Dr
Tempe, AZ 85283
(480) 838-0711
Grades: PK-5
| 499 students
Rank: #1212.
Tempe Elementary Online Community
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 E Watson Dr
Tempe, AZ 85283
(480) 897-6063
Grades: K-8
| 213 students
Rank: #1313.
Scales Technology Academy
(Math: 20% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1115 W 5th St
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 929-9909
Grades: PK-5
| 427 students
Rank: #1414.
Nevitt Elementary School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4525 E Saint Anne Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85042
(602) 431-6640
Grades: PK-5
| 683 students
Rank: #1515.
Flora Thew Elementary School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2130 E Howe Ave
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 894-5574
Grades: PK-5
| 471 students
Rank: #1616.
Aguilar School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5800 S Forest Ave
Tempe, AZ 85283
(480) 897-2544
Grades: PK-5
| 447 students
Rank: #1717.
Holdeman Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1326 W 18th St
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 966-9934
Grades: PK-5
| 375 students
Rank: #1818.
Laird Elementary School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1500 N Scovel St
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 941-2440
Grades: PK-8
| 573 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Carminati School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4001 S Mcallister Ave
Tempe, AZ 85282
(480) 784-4484
Grades: PK-5
| 386 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Frank Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8409 S Avenida Del Yaqui
Tempe, AZ 85283
(480) 897-6202
Grades: PK-5
| 480 students
Rank: #2121.
Fees College Preparatory Middle School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 E Watson Dr
Tempe, AZ 85283
(480) 897-6063
Grades: 6-8
| 842 students
Rank: #2222.
Gililland Middle School
(Math: 6% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1025 S Beck Ave
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 966-7114
Grades: 6-8
| 794 students
Rank: n/an/a
Getz School
625 W Cornell Dr
Tempe, AZ 85283
(480) 897-6233
Grades: PK-8
| 167 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Tempe School District (4258)?
Tempe School District (4258) manages 23 public schools serving 11,108 students.
What is the rank of Tempe School District (4258)?
Tempe School District (4258) is ranked #389 out of 627 school districts in Arizona (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Arizona school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Tempe School District (4258)?
52% of Tempe School District (4258) students are Hispanic, 20% of students are White, 13% of students are Black, 7% of students are American Indian, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Tempe School District (4258)?
Tempe School District (4258) has a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 18:1.
What is Tempe School District (4258)'s spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,156 is higher than the state median of $11,177. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 23 schools
  • Grades: PK-08
  • Enrollment: 11,108 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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