Countryside Elementary School

  • Countryside Elementary School serves 970 students in grades PK-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the AZ average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Countryside Elementary School operates within the Dysart Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 970 students has grown by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 970 students
Countryside Elementary School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % Countryside Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Countryside Elementary School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Countryside Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AZ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 20:1
Countryside Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2003-2014)
American Indian
1%
5%
Countryside Elementary School American Indian Students (2004-2015)
Asian
1%
3%
Countryside Elementary School Asian Students (2005-2015)
Hispanic
28%
45%
Countryside Elementary School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
6%
5%
Countryside Elementary School Black Students (2005-2015)
White
60%
40%
Countryside Elementary School White Students (2005-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Countryside Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Countryside Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.56 0.42
Countryside Elementary School Diversity Score (2005-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
32%
34%
Countryside Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
5%
Countryside Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Dysart Unified School District's student population of 26,481 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,924 in this district is less than the state average of $8,705. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $6,841 is less than the state average of $7,898. The district spending/student has declined by 20% over four years.
School District Name Dysart Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
1
Number of Students Managed 26,481 325
Dysart Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $206 MM $3 MM
Dysart Unified School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $178 MM $3 MM
Dysart Unified School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $7,924 $8,705
Dysart Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $6,841 $7,898
Dysart Unified School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

2  5/18/2009
The teachers in this school are by far the worse teachers that I have ever delt with in anyother Dysart school. Their attitudes are very poor when dealing with not only their students but the parents as well. I have even thought about moving, just so my kids would no longer have to attend Countryside Elementry School.
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