Whiteriver Unified School District

963 Chief Avenue
Whiteriver, AZ 85941
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Whiteriver Unified 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 2023 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,157 students in Whiteriver Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
Public Schools in Whiteriver Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 19% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 13% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AZ)
# Schools
5 Schools
2,430 Schools
# Students
2,157 Students
1,101,651 Students
# Teachers
130 Teachers
50,385 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Whiteriver Unified School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 619 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 70-74% has increased from 55-59% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AZ)
Overall District Rank
#609 out of 610 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Whiteriver Unified   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Whiteriver 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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Whiteriver 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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
70-74%
76%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Whiteriver Unified   School District and public school graduation rate of AZ by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.03
0.65
# American Indian Students
2,125 Students
56,359 Students
% American Indian Students
99%
5%
# Asian Students
7 Students
33,411 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
11 Students
510,314 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
46%
# Black Students
3 Students
60,194 Students
% Black Students
n/a
6%
# White Students
n/a
396,691 Students
% White Students
n/a
36%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
4,104 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
8 Students
39,872 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
7
13,398
# Students in K Grade:
154
72,387
# Students in 1st Grade:
187
79,725
# Students in 2nd Grade:
181
79,148
# Students in 3rd Grade:
178
79,673
# Students in 4th Grade:
181
80,414
# Students in 5th Grade:
202
81,590
# Students in 6th Grade:
177
85,348
# Students in 7th Grade:
185
89,468
# Students in 8th Grade:
149
89,760
# Students in 9th Grade:
165
89,896
# Students in 10th Grade:
148
88,261
# Students in 11th Grade:
118
82,942
# Students in 12th Grade:
125
89,288
# Ungraded Students:
-
353

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,915 is higher than the state median of $10,926. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,618 is higher than the state median of $10,526. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (AZ)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$34 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total revenue of Whiteriver Unified   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$25 MM
$4 MM
This chart display total spending of Whiteriver Unified   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,915
$10,926
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Whiteriver Unified   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,618
$10,526
This chart display average spending per public school student in Whiteriver Unified   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AZ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Whiteriver Unified School District Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Alchesay High School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Falcon Way
Whiteriver, AZ 85941
(928) 358-5690
Grades: 9-12
| 556 students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Cradleboard School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
7301 N Powerline Rd
Whiteriver, AZ 85941
(928) 358-5650
Grades: PK-5
| 280 students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Whiteriver Elementary School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1 North 1st Avenue
Whiteriver, AZ 85941
(928) 358-5660
Grades: PK-5
| 357 students
Rank: #44.
Canyon Day Junior High School
Math: 3% | Reading: 6%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4621 S. 9th Street
Whiteriver, AZ 85941
(928) 358-5680
Grades: 6-8
| 511 students
Rank: #55.
Seven Mile School
Math: ≤1% | Reading: 2%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2005 Ft. Apache
Whiteriver, AZ 85941
(928) 358-5800
Grades: PK-5
| 453 students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,157 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 100%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-74% (Btm 50% in AZ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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