Arizona Schools

  • ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
  • 1535 W. JEFFERSON STREET
  • PHOENIX, AZ 85007
  • (602) 542-5393
Below is a summary of public and private K-12 schools in Arizona, the information provided includes details on state finances, overall faculty numbers and student enrollment. We have also collected graduation and dropout rates which are broken down by grade and race.

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State Information For Public Schools

Arizona School Rankings

State Ranking
Graduation Rate70.7%41
Dropout Rate6.7%47
Per Pupil Spending$8,08944
Students Per Teacher19.948
Number of Schools2,37114
Number of Students1,087,81713
Number of (FTE) Teachers54,69619

Arizona Student, Faculty and Staff Statistics (2008)

Student Enrollment Per Grade
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment1,087,81719.9
Prekindergarten Students16,74852.7
Kindergarten Students87,22926.6
1st Grade Students85,482-
2nd Grade Students84,946-
3rd Grade Students84,480-
4th Grade Students83,793-
5th Grade Students82,347-
6th Grade Students82,021-
7th Grade Students82,894-
8th Grade Students81,576-
9th Grade Students83,831-
10th Grade Students80,200-
11th Grade Students75,282-
12th Grade Students76,735-
Ungraded Students253-
Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers54,69619.9
Prekindergarten Teachers31852.7
Kindergarten Teachers3,27526.6
Elementary Teachers35,484-
Secondary Teachers15,619-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes--
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides15,621
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors133
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors1,465
Elementary672
Secondary793
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians733
Library Support Staff1,800
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff31,100
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators439
LEA Administrative Support Staff731
School Administrators2,610
School Administrative Support Staff5,424
Student Support Services7,516
Other Support Services Staff14,380

Arizona State Financial Details (2008)

State Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$10,283,842,005-
Total Local Revenues$3,866,974,43237.6%
Property Tax$3,044,518,93529.6%
Non-Property Tax--
Local Government Property Tax--
Local Government Non-Property Tax$40,212,1340.4%
Individual Tuition$689,6200.01%
Tuition From LEAs$23,288,2050.2%
Individual Transportation Fees$149,6290.00%
Transportation Fees From LEAs$566,0060.01%
Earnings on Investments$93,197,6090.9%
Food Service$129,373,5261.3%
Student Activities$111,014,0301.1%
Textbooks$1,044,4250.01%
Summer School$5,821,9450.06%
Other Revenues$440,952,5794.3%
Intermediate Revenues$5,786,8030.06%
Total State Revenues$5,318,990,80151.7%
Total Federal Revenues$1,092,089,96910.6%
Direct Grants$19,120,9390.2%
Revenues Through State$901,612,0518.8%
Revenues Through Intermediate Agencies$885,7210.01%
Other Sources$170,471,2581.7%
State Expenses For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$8,403,220,614-
Total Instructional Expenditures$4,751,539,39156.5%
Salaries$3,392,319,06940.4%
Teacher Salaries - Regular$2,255,071,32426.8%
Teacher Salaries - Special Education$341,687,8204.1%
Teacher Salaries - Vocational$78,404,6710.9%
Teacher Salaries - Other$111,499,6291.3%
Employee Benefits$795,319,9359.5%
Purchased Services$232,646,6582.8%
Tuition To Private and Out-of-State Schools$5,584,7510.07%
Tuition To Other LEAs In-State$17,062,1670.2%
Supplies$186,256,0681.9%
Property$139,412,9101.7%
Other--
Textbooks$122,338,0951.5%
Salaries$1,696,185,20420.2%
Student Support$596,901,5697.1%
Instructional Staff Support$153,827,2891.8%
General Administration Support$54,152,1280.6%
School Administration Support$292,895,4403.5%
Operation & Maintenance Support$285,146,4213.4%
Student Transportation Support$161,931,5561.9%
Other Support$151,330,8011.8%
Employee Benefits$421,185,3065.0%
Student Support$83,968,7691.0%
Instructional Staff Support$41,343,6560.5%
General Administration Support$14,959,2770.2%
School Administration Support$75,057,2650.9%
Operation & Maintenance Support$91,049,3841.1%
Student Transportation Support$52,426,9030.6%
Other Support$62,380,0520.7%
Purchased Services$536,433,7886.4%
Student Support$71,431,6220.9%
Instructional Staff Support$18,581,6760.2%
General Administration Support$41,283,0970.5%
School Administration Support$22,749,9090.3%
Operation & Maintenance Support$251,375,3833.0%
Student Transportation Support$52,502,9210.6%
Other Support$78,509,1800.9%
Supplies$371,128,1424.4%
Student Support$18,040,6720.2%
Instructional Staff Support$5,500,3180.07%
General Administration Support$2,550,1200.03%
School Administration Support$6,527,8240.08%
Operation & Maintenance Support$260,072,5223.1%
Student Transportation Support$56,478,1170.7%
Other Support$21,958,5690.3%
Property$164,176,1062.0%
Student Support$4,569,6260.05%
Instructional Staff Support$25,208,5240.3%
General Administration Support$3,411,7570.04%
School Administration Support$3,371,7160.04%
Operation & Maintenance Support$44,059,2030.5%
Student Transportation Support$58,175,9230.7%
Other Support$25,379,3570.3%
Other$209,681,6062.5%
Student Support$130,742,0961.6%
Instructional Staff Support$669,3350.01%
General Administration Support$14,562,9620.2%
School Administration Support$2,659,2940.03%
Operation & Maintenance Support$37,797,4460.4%
Student Transportation Support$1,417,2600.02%
Other Support$21,833,2130.3%
Total Non-Instructional Expenditures$417,067,1775.0%
Food Services$372,915,8004.4%
Salaries$111,525,9441.3%
Employee Benefits$33,810,9490.4%
Purchased Services$57,910,3300.7%
Supplies$166,951,2242.0%
Property--
Other$2,717,3530.03%
Enterprise$44,151,3770.5%
Salaries$42,976,2550.5%
Employee Benefits--
Purchased Services--
Supplies--
Property--
Other$1,175,1220.01%

Arizona State Graduation and Dropout Details (2007)

Graduation Rate By Race
    Graduation Rate
American Indian 56.3%
Asian 98.5%
Hispanic 66.7%
Black 76.9%
White 73.6%
Total 70.7%
Diploma Count By Race
    Diploma Count
American Indian 3,625
Asian 1,878
Hispanic 20,276
Black 3,398
White 32,490
Total 61,667
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients By Race
    OHC Count
American Indian -
Asian -
Hispanic -
Black -
White -
Total -
General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Recipients By Race (Ages 16-19)
    GED Count
American Indian 167
Asian 63
Hispanic 1,017
Black 195
White 2,041
Total 3,845
Dropout Rates By Grade
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Grade 93,5384.2%
Grade 104,1415.1%
Grade 115,1086.8%
Grade 128,24710.8%
Grades 9-12 Total21,0346.7%
Dropout Rates By Race (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
American Indian46811.4%
Asian593.8%
Hispanic1,4597.3%
Black1967.1%
White1,3565.6%
Dropout Rates By Gender (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Male11,4807.1%
Female9,5546.2%
City List
City Name Schools Students S:T Ratio
Median Income
Rating
Grade
Ajo246915.6$25,618
Not Yet Rated
Anthem96,51921.2-
4 Reviews
Apache Junction186,23719.5$33,170
4 Reviews
Ash Fork631216.4$30,893
1 Reviews
Avondale2316,71621.9$49,153
17 Reviews
Bagdad442814.4$42,096
1 Reviews
Bapchule4206--
Not Yet Rated
Beaver Dam254916.6-
Not Yet Rated
Benson111,21017.2$28,289
Not Yet Rated
Bisbee597217.4$27,942
1 Reviews
Bowie3917.6-
Not Yet Rated
Buckeye2511,87518.0$35,383
5 Reviews
Bullhead City166,30921.7$30,221
14 Reviews
Camp Verde111,92421.8$31,868
6 Reviews
Casa Grande2612,34220.6$36,212
13 Reviews
Cave Creek113,80522.6$59,938
Not Yet Rated
Chandler8144,64820.7$58,416
15 Reviews
Chinle72,95216.9$27,324
2 Reviews
Chino Valley92,75719.4$32,289
5 Reviews
Clifton311614.5$39,786
1 Reviews
Colorado City338516.7$32,826
Not Yet Rated
Coolidge133,46024.1$29,049
3 Reviews
Cornville344226.0$36,992
Not Yet Rated
Cottonwood213,83822.9$27,444
2 Reviews
Dewey289126.3-
4 Reviews
Douglas194,93030.4$20,567
3 Reviews
Duncan336811.9$27,368
Not Yet Rated
Eagar31,11617.1$37,378
1 Reviews
El Mirage76,18319.1$33,813
2 Reviews
Elfrida428710.9-
Not Yet Rated
Eloy102,40518.8$26,518
7 Reviews
Flagstaff3912,53018.4$37,146
21 Reviews
Florence103,37918.1$36,372
10 Reviews
Fort Defiance82,11415.8$33,125
4 Reviews
Fort Huachuca31,04416.3-
Not Yet Rated
Fort Mohave358326.5-
3 Reviews
Fort Thomas251312.0-
Not Yet Rated
Fountain Hills62,31618.8$61,619
4 Reviews
Fredonia326613.2$30,288
Not Yet Rated
Ganado61,64115.5$38,958
2 Reviews
Gila Bend358015.7$26,895
1 Reviews
Gilbert6642,73221.0$68,032
30 Reviews
Glendale10461,39020.8$45,015
52 Reviews
Globe102,24222.5$33,071
6 Reviews
Golden Valley264219.8$27,857
3 Reviews
Goodyear2011,51120.4$57,492
9 Reviews
Grand Canyon328011.7-
2 Reviews
Heber334914.4-
1 Reviews
Heber-Overgaard20-$28,665
Not Yet Rated
-
Hereford367517.8-
3 Reviews
Higley53,69421.9-
Not Yet Rated
Holbrook101,64413.8$31,746
3 Reviews
Indian Wells238512.4-
Not Yet Rated
Joseph City448816.1-
4 Reviews
Kayenta52,09814.7$31,707
2 Reviews
Kearny355412.7$39,906
1 Reviews
Kingman177,84826.6$34,086
12 Reviews
Lake Havasu City216,91721.6$36,499
13 Reviews
Lakeside52,22217.2-
Not Yet Rated
Laveen127,99322.3-
12 Reviews
Litchfield Park135,38122.7$71,875
6 Reviews
Marana72,44216.4$52,870
Not Yet Rated
Maricopa157,59223.7$30,625
2 Reviews
Mayer648817.4$28,412
4 Reviews
Mcneal210612.5-
1 Reviews
Mesa20586,20722.1$42,817
97 Reviews
Miami591918.0$27,196
3 Reviews
Mohave Valley51,84821.1$34,321
2 Reviews
Morenci21,11717.6$46,010
Not Yet Rated
Nogales196,56521.6$22,306
2 Reviews
Oracle3555185.0$38,267
4 Reviews
Oro Valley41,82819.1$61,037
Not Yet Rated
Page113,05316.3$46,935
3 Reviews
Paradise Valley81,37817.0$150,228
1 Reviews
Parker61,51918.6$34,625
1 Reviews
Patagonia318514.4$25,795
1 Reviews
Payson112,77518.0$33,638
6 Reviews
Peach Springs323912.1$18,194
Not Yet Rated
Pearce21339.7-
6 Reviews
Peoria5329,03820.9$52,199
17 Reviews
Peridot20-$18,194
Not Yet Rated
-
Phoenix503236,03422.1$41,207
294 Reviews
Pima692017.9$30,985
2 Reviews
Pine351413.9$40,099
3 Reviews
Pinetop30--
Not Yet Rated
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Pinon41,29516.6$19,271
5 Reviews
Prescott246,23420.7$35,446
7 Reviews
Prescott Valley196,66121.1$34,341
14 Reviews
Quartzsite222230.0$23,053
3 Reviews
Queen Creek3321,06023.5$63,702
25 Reviews
Rimrock441018.2-
Not Yet Rated
Rio Rico63,59418.3-
2 Reviews
Sacaton356914.6$18,276
3 Reviews
Safford153,39020.4$29,899
10 Reviews
Sahuarita75,09320.1$53,194
3 Reviews
Salome222313.7$22,866
Not Yet Rated
San Carlos81,35814.5$13,412
3 Reviews
San Luis127,15825.7$22,966
6 Reviews
San Manuel488615.0$40,019
Not Yet Rated
San Simon2846.0-
Not Yet Rated
Sanders41,04416.1-
2 Reviews
Scottsdale8833,44319.8$57,484
20 Reviews
Sedona61,46119.5$44,042
4 Reviews
Seligman31639.5$23,833
Not Yet Rated
Sells487211.3$20,610
Not Yet Rated
Shonto2135-$42,500
Not Yet Rated
Show Low162,88722.9$32,356
2 Reviews
Sierra Vista207,93622.4$38,427
29 Reviews
Snowflake72,39720.3$37,439
3 Reviews
Somerton72,88119.6$26,544
3 Reviews
Springerville436620.9$30,769
Not Yet Rated
-
St. David345514.7$30,840
Not Yet Rated
St. Johns794516.3$35,215
Not Yet Rated
St. Michaels242112.9$34,107
Not Yet Rated
-
Superior544215.4$27,069
Not Yet Rated
Surprise2820,14724.9$44,156
16 Reviews
Taylor231127.0$32,577
Not Yet Rated
Teec Nos Pos688418.8$17,188
Not Yet Rated
Tempe7426,27619.2$42,361
29 Reviews
Thatcher111,33517.2$32,412
Not Yet Rated
Tolleson118,30521.2$38,773
6 Reviews
Tombstone344616.2$26,571
4 Reviews
Tonopah51,30319.9-
6 Reviews
Tsaile242117.5$17,500
Not Yet Rated
Tuba City81,91115.9$38,556
3 Reviews
Tucson418130,58720.2$30,981
106 Reviews
Vail74,78617.9$46,202
3 Reviews
Waddell31,56520.5-
Not Yet Rated
Wellton268218.1$27,045
Not Yet Rated
Whiteriver72,20916.7$17,415
Not Yet Rated
Wickenburg81,44115.9$31,716
2 Reviews
Willcox61,40315.9$24,334
1 Reviews
Williams572119.4$32,455
Not Yet Rated
Winkelman536414.3$25,455
Not Yet Rated
Winslow102,38319.6$29,741
3 Reviews
Young2657.6$22,578
Not Yet Rated
-
Yuma5126,74924.0$35,374
75 Reviews
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