Scottsdale, AZ
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Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Districts in Scottsdale


Cave Creek Unified School District Details

Cave Creek Unified School District
33016 N 60th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85266

5,429 Students enrolled in District

9 Schools in District

21 Students Per Classroom (State average is 23)

Cave Creek Unified School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Arizona

(10 is best)

Better than of AZ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Black Mountain Elementary School
33606 N. 60th St
Scottsdale, AZ, 85266
KG-06
Cactus Shadows High School
5802 E. Dove Valley Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ, 85266
09-12
Desert Arroyo Middle School
33401 N. 56th Street
Cave Creek, AZ, 85331
N-N
Desert Sun Academy School
27880 N. 64th Street
Scottsdale, AZ, 85266
KG-06
Desert Willow Elementary School
4322 E Desert Willow Parkway
Cave Creek, AZ, 85331
KG-06
Horseshoe Trails Elementary School
5405 E. Pinnacle Vista Drive
Phoenix, AZ, 85085
KG-06
Lone Mountain Elementary School
5250 E. Montgomery Rd.
Cave Creek, AZ, 85331
KG-06
Sonoran Trails Middle School
5555 East Pinnacle Vista Drive
Phoenix, AZ, 85085
07-08
The Learning Center Developmental Preschool School
33016 N 60th Street
Scottsdale, AZ, 85266
PK-PK

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 87.2% 41.2%
Black 1.1% 5.4%
Hispanic 8.9% 45.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.6% 2.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 4.8%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 10.1% 38.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.7% 33.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.4% 5.3%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $3,703 $20,033,230 45.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $706 $3,819,460 8.7%
Staff $276 $1,493,160 3.4%
General Administration $94 $508,540 1.2%
School Administration $258 $1,395,780 3.2%
Operation $929 $5,025,890 11.4%
Transportation $466 $2,521,060 5.7%
Other $325 $1,758,250 4.0%
Total Support $3,055 $16,527,550 37.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,365 $7,384,650 16.8%
Total Expenditures $8,123 $43,945,430 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $3,963 $4,398,097,495 47.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $535 $593,600,482 6.4%
Staff $384 $426,639,324 4.6%
General Administration $130 $144,253,688 1.5%
School Administration $392 $434,936,629 4.7%
Operation $908 $1,007,575,403 10.8%
Transportation $328 $364,343,876 3.9%
Other $311 $345,223,928 3.7%
Total Support $2,988 $3,316,601,101 35.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,463 $1,623,721,625 17.4%
Total Expenditures $8,414 $9,338,489,557 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Foothills Academy School District Details

Foothills Academy School District
7191 E. Ashler Hills Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85266

336 Students enrolled in District

2 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is 23)

Foothills Academy School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Arizona

(10 is best)

Better than of AZ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Foothills Academy School
7191 East Ashler Hills Drive
Scottsdale, AZ, 85266
KG-12
Foothills Academy Connected School
7191 E. Ashler Hills Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ, 85266
07-12

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 86.9% 41.2%
Black 1.2% 5.4%
Hispanic 6.7% 45.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.9% 2.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 4.8%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 0.0% 38.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 33.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 5.3%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $3,357 $1,242,090 51.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $292 $108,040 4.5%
Staff $59 $21,830 0.9%
General Administration $0 $0 0.0%
School Administration $1,368 $506,160 21.0%
Operation $1,103 $408,110 16.9%
Transportation $14 $5,180 0.2%
Other $265 $98,050 4.1%
Total Support $3,100 $1,147,000 47.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $62 $22,940 1.0%
Total Expenditures $6,519 $2,412,030 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $3,963 $4,398,097,495 47.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $535 $593,600,482 6.4%
Staff $384 $426,639,324 4.6%
General Administration $130 $144,253,688 1.5%
School Administration $392 $434,936,629 4.7%
Operation $908 $1,007,575,403 10.8%
Transportation $328 $364,343,876 3.9%
Other $311 $345,223,928 3.7%
Total Support $2,988 $3,316,601,101 35.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,463 $1,623,721,625 17.4%
Total Expenditures $8,414 $9,338,489,557 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Salt River Pima Maricopa Community Schools School District Details

Salt River Pima Maricopa Community Schools School District
4827 N Country Club Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85256

240 Students enrolled in District

2 Schools in District

UNREPORTED Students Per Classroom (State average is 23)

Salt River Pima Maricopa Community Schools School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Arizona

(10 is best)

Better than of AZ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Salt River Accelerated Learning Academy School
10000 East Mc Dowell Road
Scottsdale, AZ, 85256
09-12
Salt River High School
4827 N. Country Club
Scottsdale, AZ, 85256
07-12

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 0.0% 41.2%
Black 0.0% 5.4%
Hispanic 9.7% 45.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 2.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 90.3% 4.8%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 43.8% 38.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 39.2% 33.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.6% 5.3%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,412 $3,241,008 53.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $518 $147,112 2.4%
Staff $0 $0 0.0%
General Administration $5,581 $1,585,004 26.0%
School Administration $1,151 $326,884 5.4%
Operation $0 $0 0.0%
Transportation $0 $0 0.0%
Other $0 $0 0.0%
Total Support $7,250 $2,059,000 33.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,835 $805,140 13.2%
Total Expenditures $21,496 $6,104,864 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $3,963 $4,398,097,495 47.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $535 $593,600,482 6.4%
Staff $384 $426,639,324 4.6%
General Administration $130 $144,253,688 1.5%
School Administration $392 $434,936,629 4.7%
Operation $908 $1,007,575,403 10.8%
Transportation $328 $364,343,876 3.9%
Other $311 $345,223,928 3.7%
Total Support $2,988 $3,316,601,101 35.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,463 $1,623,721,625 17.4%
Total Expenditures $8,414 $9,338,489,557 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

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