Tucson Unified District (4403) School District

1010 E 10th St
Tucson, AZ 85719-5813
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Tucson Unified District (4403) School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Arizona for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 90 public schools serving 42,002 students in Tucson Unified District (4403) School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
Public Schools in Tucson Unified District (4403) School District have an average math proficiency score of 14% (versus the Arizona public school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 23% (versus the 39% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AZ)
# Schools
90 Schools
2,474 Schools
# Students
42,002 Students
1,138,681 Students
# Teachers
2,741 Teachers
50,915 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Tucson Unified District (4403) School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 602 school districts in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#459 out of 610 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tucson Unified District (4403)  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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tucson Unified District (4403)  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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80%
76%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Tucson Unified District (4403)  School District and public school graduation rate of AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.54
0.65
# American Indian Students
1,605 Students
55,502 Students
% American Indian Students
4%
5%
# Asian Students
627 Students
34,069 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
27,237 Students
531,904 Students
% Hispanic Students
65%
47%
# Black Students
2,687 Students
63,785 Students
% Black Students
6%
6%
# White Students
7,904 Students
404,765 Students
% White Students
19%
35%
# Hawaiian Students
218 Students
4,238 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,724 Students
44,324 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
918
16,629
# Students in K Grade:
3,008
80,037
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,838
79,753
# Students in 2nd Grade:
3,062
82,851
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3,070
82,816
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,954
82,687
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,144
83,739
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,796
84,560
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,091
88,467
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,225
92,012
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,682
94,964
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,585
90,488
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,374
86,306
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,217
92,939
# Ungraded Students:
38
433

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,336 is higher than the state median of $11,274. The school district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,897 is less than the state median of $11,177. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue
$518 MM
$12,837 MM
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Spending
$458 MM
$12,727 MM
This chart display total spending of Tucson Unified District (4403)  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,336
$11,274
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Tucson Unified District (4403)  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,897
$11,177
This chart display average spending per public school student in Tucson Unified District (4403)  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Tucson Unified District (4403) School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
University High School
Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
421 N Arcadia Ave
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 232-5900
Grades: 8-12
| 1,129 students
Rank: #22.
Fruchthendler Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7470 E Cloud Rd
Tucson, AZ 85750
(520) 731-4400
Grades: PK-6
| 345 students
Rank: #33.
Sam Hughes Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
700 N Wilson Ave
Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 232-7400
Grades: PK-5
| 337 students
Rank: #44.
Mary Meredith K-12 School
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
755 N Magnolia Ave
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 232-8200
Grades: K-12
| 27 students
Rank: #55.
Collier Elementary School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3900 N Bear Canyon Rd
Tucson, AZ 85749
(520) 584-4800
Grades: PK-5
| 134 students
Rank: #66.
Carrillo Intermediate Magnet School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
440 S Main Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 225-1200
Grades: PK-5
| 296 students
Rank: #77.
Soleng Tom Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11141 East Camino Quince
Tucson, AZ 85748
(520) 731-5400
Grades: PK-5
| 317 students
Rank: #88.
W Arthur Sewel Elementary School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
425 N Sahuara Ave
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 584-7200
Grades: PK-5
| 211 students
Rank: #99.
Borman Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6630 E Lightning Dr
Tucson, AZ 85708
(520) 584-4600
Grades: PK-8
| 508 students
Rank: #1010.
Lineweaver Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
461 S Bryant Ave
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 232-7700
Grades: PK-5
| 566 students
Rank: #1111.
Gale Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
678 S Gollob Rd
Tucson, AZ 85710
(520) 731-4500
Grades: PK-5
| 362 students
Rank: #1212.
Annie Kellond Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6606 E Lehigh Dr
Tucson, AZ 85710
(520) 584-5100
Grades: PK-5
| 452 students
Rank: #1313.
Sahuaro High School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
545 N Camino Seco
Tucson, AZ 85710
(520) 731-7100
Grades: 8-12
| 1,503 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Robins Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3939 N Magnetite Ln
Tucson, AZ 85745
(520) 908-4300
Grades: PK-8
| 430 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Sabino High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5000 N Bowes Rd
Tucson, AZ 85749
(520) 584-7700
Grades: 7-12
| 938 students
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
Borton Primary Magnet School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
700 E 22nd St
Tucson, AZ 85713
(520) 225-1000
Grades: PK-5
| 262 students
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
Ida Flood Dodge Traditional Middle Magnet School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5831 E Pima St
Tucson, AZ 85712
(520) 731-4100
Grades: 6-8
| 404 students
Rank: #16 - 1816. - 18.
Marshall Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9066 E 29th St
Tucson, AZ 85710
(520) 731-4900
Grades: PK-5
| 255 students
Rank: #1919.
Catalina Online Learning Experience
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3645 E Pima St
Tucson, AZ 85716
(520) 232-8600
Grades: 6-12
| 255 students
Rank: #2020.
Davis Bilingual Magnet School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
500 W Saint Marys Rd
Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 225-1400
Grades: PK-5
| 280 students
Rank: #2121.
Wheeler Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1818 S Avenida Del Sol
Tucson, AZ 85710
(520) 584-5500
Grades: PK-5
| 407 students
Rank: #2222.
Dunham Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
9850 E 29th St
Tucson, AZ 85748
(520) 731-4200
Grades: PK-5
| 154 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Bonillas Elementary Basic Curriculum Magnet School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4757 E Winsett St
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 232-6600
Grades: PK-5
| 369 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Drachman Primary Magnet School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1085 S 10th Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 225-1500
Grades: PK-8
| 334 students
Rank: #2525.
Bloom Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8310 E Pima St
Tucson, AZ 85715
(520) 731-3700
Grades: PK-6
| 338 students
Rank: #2626.
Alice Vail Middle School
Math: 19% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5350 E 16th St
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 584-5400
Grades: 6-8
| 716 students
Rank: #2727.
Tolson Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 S Greasewood Rd
Tucson, AZ 85745
(520) 225-3300
Grades: PK-5
| 339 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Ford Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
8001 E Stella Rd
Tucson, AZ 85730
(520) 731-4300
Grades: PK-6
| 221 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
John B Wright Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4311 E Linden St
Tucson, AZ 85712
(520) 232-8100
Grades: PK-5
| 431 students
Rank: #3030.
Hollinger K-8 School
Math: 20% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
150 W Ajo Way
Tucson, AZ 85713
(520) 225-1700
Grades: PK-8
| 637 students
Rank: #3131.
Gridley Middle School
Math: 15% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
350 S Harrison Rd
Tucson, AZ 85748
(520) 731-4600
Grades: 6-8
| 606 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Anna Henry Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
650 N Igo Way
Tucson, AZ 85710
(520) 731-4700
Grades: PK-5
| 255 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Howell Peter Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
401 N Irving Ave
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 232-7200
Grades: PK-5
| 233 students
Rank: #34 - 3634. - 36.
Davidson Elementary School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3950 E Paradise Falls Dr
Tucson, AZ 85712
(520) 232-6800
Grades: PK-5
| 248 students
Rank: #34 - 3634. - 36.
Henry Hank Oyama
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2700 S La Cholla Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85713
(520) 225-5700
Grades: PK-5
| 309 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Tucson Unified District (4403) School District?
Tucson Unified District (4403) School District manages 90 public schools serving 42,002 students.
What is the rank of Tucson Unified District (4403) School District?
Tucson Unified District (4403) School District is ranked #455 out of 602 school districts in Arizona (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Arizona school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Tucson Unified District (4403) School District?
65% of Tucson Unified District (4403) School District students are Hispanic, 19% of students are White, 6% of students are Black, 4% of students are American Indian, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Tucson Unified District (4403) School District?
Tucson Unified District (4403) School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 18:1.
What is Tucson Unified District (4403) School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $10,897 is less than the state median of $11,177. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 90 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 42,002 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80% (Top 50% in AZ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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