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Overview

Public Schools Overview Arizona School Districts by City
Number Of Students 1,097,418
Number Of Arizona Schools 2,399
Number Of Arizona School Districts 664
Spending Per Student $7,905

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 40.293411102586
4th Grade 41.3650640449783
5th Grade 31.7304313396072
6th Grade 35.0777841853523
7th Grade 32.3186271501464
8th Grade 33.6735830536104
9th Grade 26.8746585874661
10th Grade 32.5351694089011
11th Grade 30.481016752263

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 41.6720221764287
4th Grade 41.3829217155839
5th Grade 39.4407230702595
6th Grade 31.7834623700151
7th Grade 29.8444201399239
8th Grade 33.5404544979209
10th Grade 37.9441439063105

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 40.6% 50.9%
Black 5.2% 15.6%
Hispanic 44.1% 24.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.7% 4.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 4.8% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 49.4% 50.9%
English Language Learners 6.3% 8.6%
Students With Disabilities 11.8% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 22.69
AVG FOR NATION 16.11

Arizona Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 6,828,065 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 59 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 6.7% 6.4%
5-19 Years Old 20.8% 20.0%
20-44 Years Old 33.2% 33.6%
45-64 Years Old 24.5% 26.4%
65 Or Older 14.9% 13.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 2,421,497 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 12.0% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 85.9% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 27.1% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 7.7% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 11.9% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.8% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.5% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.4% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.7% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 12.9% 12.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $3,928 $4,311,135,000 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $526 $576,705,000 6.6%
Staff $376 $412,323,000 4.8%
General Administration $114 $125,136,000 1.4%
School Administration $376 $412,832,000 4.8%
Operation $828 $908,159,000 10.5%
Transportation $318 $348,439,000 4.0%
Other $259 $284,279,000 3.3%
Total Support $2,796 $3,067,873,000 35.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,181 $1,296,567,000 14.9%
Total Expenditures $7,905 $8,675,575,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,701 $333,638,169,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $591 $29,412,404,174 4.6%
Staff $492 $24,492,916,000 3.8%
General Administration $209 $10,424,317,000 1.6%
School Administration $594 $29,556,027,000 4.6%
Operation $1,037 $51,633,785,000 8.1%
Transportation $496 $24,688,412,826 3.9%
Other $387 $19,255,863,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,805 $189,463,725,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,365 $117,743,383,000 18.4%
Total Expenditures $12,871 $640,845,277,000 100.0%