Best Public Schools in Laveen, AZ


The city of Laveen, Arizona is home to 16 schools, including 12 elementary schools, 3 high schools, and 1 alternative school, spread across two school districts - the Phoenix Union High School District and the Laveen Elementary District. While the district as a whole has a mixed performance, a few standout schools like Vista del Sur Accelerated and Paseo Pointe School consistently rank among the top elementary schools in the state, with exceptional test scores and high proficiency rates.

The high schools in Laveen also show a range of performance, with Heritage Academy Laveen standing out with a 92.4% 4-year graduation rate, compared to 82.4% at Betty Fairfax High School. However, there is a concerning trend of lower test scores and higher dropout rates at the alternative and virtual schools in the area, such as Country Gardens Charter School.

The data also reveals a strong correlation between socioeconomic status and academic performance, with the schools serving higher percentages of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch tending to have lower test scores and rankings. This highlights the need for targeted interventions and support to ensure equitable educational opportunities for all students in the Laveen community.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Arizona Department of Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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