Paradise Valley Unified District

  • 15002 NORTH 32ND ST
  • PHOENIX, AZ 85032
  • (602) 449-2000
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate78.8%70.7%
Dropout Rate2.0%6.7%
Per Pupil Spending$7,287$8,089
Students Per Teacher17.919.9
Number of Schools47-
Number of Students33,942-
Number of (FTE) Teachers1,898-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment33,94217.9
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students295
Kindergarten Students2,388
1st Grade Students2,513
2nd Grade Students2,513
3rd Grade Students2,564
4th Grade Students2,524
5th Grade Students2,455
6th Grade Students2,402
7th Grade Students2,465
8th Grade Students2,431
9th Grade Students2,809
10th Grade Students2,621
11th Grade Students2,532
12th Grade Students2,546
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native366
Asian or Pacific Islander1,278
Hispanic7,795
Black (Non-Hispanic)1,331
White (Non-Hispanic)22,288
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male17,050
Female16,008

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers1,89817.9
Prekindergarten Teachers22-
Kindergarten Teachers115-
Elementary Teachers1,287-
Secondary Teachers474-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes--
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides455
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors3
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors40
Elementary14
Secondary26
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians37
Library Support Staff77
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff717
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators7
LEA Administrative Support Staff5
School Administrators69
School Administrative Support Staff187
Student Support Services85
Other Support Services Staff364

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$315,477,000-
Total Local Revenues$191,545,00060.7%
Property Tax$168,519,00053.4%
Other School Systems$2,008,0000.6%
Cities and Counties$43,0000.01%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$140,0000.04%
School Lunch$3,089,0001.0%
Textbook Sales and Rentals$51,0000.02%
District Activity Receipts$2,960,0000.9%
Other Sales and Services$3,862,0001.2%
Sale of Property$197,0000.06%
Interest Earnings$1,978,0000.6%
Fines and Forfeits$591,0000.2%
Private Contributions$634,0000.2%
Miscellaneous$7,473,0002.4%
Total State Revenues$106,293,00033.7%
General Formula Assistance$101,263,00032.1%
Staff Improvement Programs$791,0000.3%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$791,0000.3%
Gifted and Talented Programs$115,0000.04%
Vocational Education Programs$291,0000.09%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$1,509,0000.5%
Other Programs$1,533,0000.5%
Total Federal Revenues$17,639,0005.6%
Through State - Title I$4,081,0001.3%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$5,760,0001.8%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$1,292,0000.4%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$400,0000.1%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$575,0000.2%
Through State - Bilingual Education$505,0000.2%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$4,235,0001.3%
Through State - Other$678,0000.2%
Non-Specified$70,0000.02%
Direct - Indian Education$43,0000.01%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$248,575,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$145,512,00058.5%
Total Support Services Expenditures$92,640,00037.3%
Student Support$19,915,0006.3%
Instructional Staff Support$10,913,0003.5%
General Administration Support$3,327,0001.1%
School Administration Support$11,720,0003.7%
Operation and Maintenance Support$27,730,0008.8%
Student Transportation Support$8,937,0002.8%
Other Support Services$10,098,0003.2%
Total Other Expenditures$10,423,0004.2%
Food Services$7,018,0002.2%
Enterprise Operations$3,405,0001.1%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 78.8%
Total Diploma Count 2,249
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-122092.0%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Paradise Valley Unified District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 47
  • Students: 33,942
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 1,898
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AIRE LIBRE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
16428 North 21st St
Phoenix, AZ
Public | KG-6
444 14.0

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ARROWHEAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3820 East Nisbet
Phoenix, AZ
Public | PK-6
487 13.1

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BOULDER CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
22801 North 22nd St
Phoenix, AZ
Public | KG-6
717 19.4

5 out of 5
1 Review
CACTUS VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
17602 North Central
Phoenix, AZ
Public | PK-6
731 17.0

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
CAMPO BELLO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2650 East Contention Mine Rd
Phoenix, AZ
Public | KG-6
493 15.7

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CHOLLA COMPLEX SCHOOL
3602 East Cholla
Phoenix, AZ
Public | PK
- -

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COPPER CANYON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
17650 North 54th St
Scottsdale, AZ
Public | PK-6
706 22.1

5 out of 5
3 Reviews
DESERT COVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
11020 North 28th St
Phoenix, AZ
Public | PK-6
546 15.4

5 out of 5
3 Reviews
DESERT SHADOWS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5902 East Sweetwater
Scottsdale, AZ
Public | PK-6
487 15.2

5 out of 5
1 Review
DESERT SHADOWS MIDDLE SCHOOL
5858 East Sweetwater
Scottsdale, AZ
Public | 7-8
676 21.6

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DESERT SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
6010 East Acoma Rd
Scottsdale, AZ
Public | PK-6
369 14.8

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DESERT TRAILS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4315 East Cashman Dr
Phoenix, AZ
Public | PK-6
527 19.9

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EAGLE RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
19801 North 13th St
Phoenix, AZ
Public | KG-6
626 15.9

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
ECHO MOUNTAIN INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
1811 East Michigan 3
Phoenix, AZ
Public | 4-6
401 15.0

5 out of 5
1 Review
ECHO MOUNTAIN PRIMARY SCHOOL
1811 East Michigan Ave 3
Phoenix, AZ
Public | PK-3
636 16.5

1 out of 5
1 Review
EXPLORER MIDDLE SCHOOL
22401 North 40th St
Phoenix, AZ
Public | 6-8
843 23.7

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
FOOTHILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
17835 North 44th St
Phoenix, AZ
Public | KG-6
412 14.7

5 out of 5
5 Reviews
GRAYHAWK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
7525 East Grayhawk Dr
Scottsdale, AZ
Public | PK-6
791 21.0

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GREENWAY MIDDLE SCHOOL
3002 East Nisbet
Phoenix, AZ
Public | 7-8
566 14.8

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HIDDEN HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1919 East Sharon Dr
Phoenix, AZ
Public | PK-6
527 16.7

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
HORIZON HIGH SCHOOL
5601 East Greenway Rd
Scottsdale, AZ
Public | 9-12
2,204 23.8

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INDIAN BEND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3633 East Thunderbird Rd
Phoenix, AZ
Public | PK-6
470 14.1

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LARKSPUR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2430 East Larkspur
Phoenix, AZ
Public | PK-6
554 14.6

3 out of 5
3 Reviews
LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5125 East Marilyn Rd
Scottsdale, AZ
Public | PK-6
520 19.6

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MERCURY MINE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
9640 North 28th St
Phoenix, AZ
Public | KG-6
621 20.4

5 out of 5
1 Review
MOUNTAIN TRAIL MIDDLE SCHOOL
2323 East Mountain Gate Pass
Phoenix, AZ
Public | 7-8
792 24.4

4 out of 5
2 Reviews
NORTH CANYON HIGH SCHOOL
1700 East Union Hills Dr
Phoenix, AZ
Public | 9-12
2,435 23.6

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NORTH RANCH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
16406 North 61st Place
Scottsdale, AZ
Public | PK-6
488 17.4

5 out of 5
1 Review
PALOMINO INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
15815 North 29th St
Phoenix, AZ
Public | 4-6
435 15.5

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PALOMINO PRIMARY SCHOOL
15833 North 29th St
Phoenix, AZ
Public | PK-3
653 15.9

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PARADISE VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
3950 East Bell Rd
Phoenix, AZ
Public | 9-12
1,558 16.9

3.5 out of 5
3 Reviews
PINNACLE HIGH SCHOOL
3535 East Mayo Blvd
Phoenix, AZ
Public | 9-12
2,341 26.4

5 out of 5
3 Reviews
PINNACLE PEAK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
7690 East Williams Dr
Scottsdale, AZ
Public | PK-6
772 20.9

2 out of 5
2 Reviews
POLARIS HIGH SCHOOL
15002 North 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ
Public | 9-12
146 18.3

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PROSPECT SCHOOL
15002 North 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ
Public | PK-12
5 0.5

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QUAIL RUN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3303 East Utopia
Phoenix, AZ
Public | PK-6
593 17.5

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ROADRUNNER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3540 East Cholla
Phoenix, AZ
Public | PK-12
237 10.3

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SANDPIPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
6724 East Hearn Rd
Scottsdale, AZ
Public | PK-6
425 15.9

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SHADOW MOUNTAIN HIGH SCHOOL
2902 East Shea Blvd
Phoenix, AZ
Public | 9-12
1,796 24.9

4 out of 5
1 Review
SHEA MIDDLE SCHOOL
2728 East Shea Blvd
Phoenix, AZ
Public | 7-8
699 17.6

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SONORAN SKY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
12990 North 75th St
Scottsdale, AZ
Public | KG-6
680 20.9

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SUNRISE MIDDLE SCHOOL
4960 East Acoma Dr
Scottsdale, AZ
Public | 7-8
554 21.5

1 out of 5
1 Review
SUNSET CANYON SCHOOL
2727 East Siesta Ln
Phoenix, AZ
Public | PK-6
587 16.8

5 out of 5
1 Review
VILLAGE VISTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4215 East Andora Dr
Phoenix, AZ
Public | PK-6
387 15.2

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VISTA VERDE MIDDLE SCHOOL
2826 East Grovers
Phoenix, AZ
Public | 7-8
843 19.3

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WHISPERING WIND SCHOOL
15844 North 43rd St
Phoenix, AZ
Public | KG-6
495 14.1

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WILDFIRE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3997 East Lockwood Dr
Phoenix, AZ
Public | PK-6
783 20.6

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