Paradise Valley school information

IndexParadise ValleyArizonaNational
Average Test Scores62%36%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:118:116:1
Total public schools31,86379,221
Total private schools431624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1487,963
The Paradise Valley, AZ educational system consists of 3 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Paradise Valley public schools have average test scores of 62% which is 75% higher than than the Arizona average and 27% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Paradise Valley public schools is 19:1, compared to 18:1 in Arizona and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 97.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 97.4% have completed high school, 73.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 20.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Paradise Valley are 27% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Paradise Valley.
  • 97.5% of people in Paradise Valley have completed 8th grade.
  • 97.4% of people in Paradise Valley have completed high school.
  • 73.0% of people in Paradise Valley have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Paradise Valley

IndexParadise ValleyArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade97.5%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school97.4%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college90.5%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree76.9%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors73.0%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters39.2%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree20.6%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.8%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Scottsdale, AZ234,49553%8%
Gilbert, AZ226,83251%4%
Fountain Hills, AZ23,86345%8%
Mesa, AZ470,45639%21%
Tempe, AZ174,70838%24%
Paradise Valley, AZ13,83362%27%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Elk Plain, WA13,83549%0%
Mountain Home, ID13,82339%20%
Azalea Park, FL13,84846%7%
Brookside, DE13,85329%41%
East Islip, NY13,85350%1%
Paradise Valley, AZ13,83362%27%
Source: The Paradise Valley, AZ education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.