Paradise Valley High School

3950 E Bell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Paradise Valley High School serves 1,841 students in grades 7-12.
Paradise Valley High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is equal to the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Paradise Valley High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Paradise Valley High School's student population of 1,841 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students1,841 students
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Total Classroom Teachers96 teachers
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School Rankings

Paradise Valley High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Paradise Valley High School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#941 out of 2120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
1%
6%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
44%
45%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
44%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.610.65
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Graduation Rate
87%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParadise Valley Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Paradise Valley High School is West-mec - Paradise Valley High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Milestones Charter School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Whispering Wind Academy (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix West-mec - Paradise Valley High School Vocational School
    Math: 68% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12
    0.0 miles
    3950 E. Bell Rd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (623) 873-1860
    0 9-12 n/a
  • Tempe Ombudsman - Charter Northeast Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 76 students
    0.8 miles
    1290 N. Scottsdale Road
    Tempe, AZ 85281
    (602) 485-9872
    0.8 9-12 76
  • Phoenix Whispering Wind Academy Math: 46% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 551 students
    0.9 miles
    15844 North 43rd Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602) 449-7300
    0.9 PK-6 551
  • Phoenix Aaec - Paradise Valley Charter School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 313 students
    1.0 miles
    17811 North 32nd Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602) 243-8004
    1 9-12 313
  • Phoenix Arrowhead Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 356 students
    1.2 miles
    3820 E Nisbet
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602) 449-2700
    1.2 PK-6 356

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