Surprise school information

IndexSurpriseArizonaNational
Average Test Scores73%64%68%
Student/Teacher ratio23:118:116:1
Total public schools111,86379,235
Total private schoolsn/a31624,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1487,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Surprise are 7% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Surprise.
  • 90.6% of people in Surprise have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.8% of people in Surprise have completed high school.
  • 28.3% of people in Surprise have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Surprise

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  • Arizona Charter AcademyP.O. Box 1929Grades: KG - 12Students: 626 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Ashton Ranch Elementary School14898 W. Acoma DriveGrades: KG - 08Students: 1,087 · Ratio: 21:177
  • Canyon Ridge17359 W. Surprise Farms Loop NGrades: KG - 08Students: 866 · Ratio: 21:185
  • Carden Traditional School Of Surprise15688 West Acoma LaneGrades: KG - 08Students: 574 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Cimarron Springs Elementary17032 W. Surprise Farms Loop SGrades: KG - 08Students: 1,091 · Ratio: 21:175
  • Countryside Elementary15047 N. Parkview PlaceGrades: KG - 08Students: 872 · Ratio: 20:171
  • Desert Moon School23251 North 166Th DriveGrades: KG - 08Students: 393 · Ratio: 18:163
  • Dysart Ischool15802 N Parkview PlaceGrades: 07 - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • E-Institute At Acoma16578 West Greenway RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 167 · Ratio: 0:143
  • Imagine Rosefield12050 N. Bullard AvenueGrades: KG - 06Students: 838 · Ratio: 0:179
  • Kingswood Elementary School15150 West Mondell RoadGrades: PK - 08Students: 763 · Ratio: 20:168
  • Marley Park Elementary15042 West Sweetwater RoadGrades: KG - 08Students: 77 · Ratio: 20:181
  • Paradise Education Center15533 W. Paradise Ln.Grades: KG - 12Students: 1,455 · Ratio: 0:184
  • Paradise Honors High School12775 N. 175Th AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 10 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Parkview Elementary15800 N. Parkview PlaceGrades: KG - 08Students: 799 · Ratio: 18:167
  • Rancho Gabriela15272 West Gabriela DriveGrades: KG - 08Students: 958 · Ratio: 22:181
  • Shadow Ridge High School10909 N. Perryville RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 943 · Ratio: 21:170
  • Sonoran Heights Elementary11405 N. Greer Ranch ParkwayGrades: KG - 08Students: 658 · Ratio: 19:185
  • Sunset Hills Elementary17825 W. Sierra Montana LoopGrades: KG - 08Students: 1,096 · Ratio: 21:180
  • Valley Vista High School15550 N. Parkview PlaceGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,241 · Ratio: 23:165
  • West Point Elementary13700 W. Greenway RoadGrades: KG - 08Students: 861 · Ratio: 21:170
  • Western Peaks Elementary18063 W Surprise Farms Loop SoGrades: PK - 08Students: 897 · Ratio: 15:174
  • Willow Canyon High School17901 W Lundberg StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,014 · Ratio: 25:164

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Education level achieved in Surprise

IndexSurpriseArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade90.6%83.5%83.8%
Completed high school89.8%81.9%82.4%
Completed some college66.9%61.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree38.0%35.5%37.2%
Completed bachelors28.3%27.1%29.3%
Completed masters9.7%10.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.7%2.8%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Surprise (high school & post-secondary)

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Source: The Surprise, AZ education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.