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Kyrene Elementary School District
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  • TEMPE, AZ

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Kyrene School District is committed to delivering excellence in education under any circumstance. Circumstances and guidance related to COVID-19 continue to evolve, and Kyrene has built an academic plan flexible enough to respond to those evolutions, offering families multiple options for learning in person or at home. Learn More

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  2. Diversity
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  3. Teachers
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  4. College Prep
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  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Health & Safety
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  7. Administration
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  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
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8700 S KYRENE RD
TEMPE, AZ 85284
About Kyrene Elementary School District...

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Grades
PK, K-8
Total Schools
25
Students
16,758
From Kyrene Elementary School District

Kyrene School District is one of Arizona’s leading public school districts, providing excellence in education for more than 130 years. Kyrene is known for high academic achievement, with schools consistently outperforming peer districts, charter schools, and state averages on AzMERIT and other academic benchmarks.

K-8 program offerings include world languages (Spanish and Mandarin), STEM, college prep, fine arts, performing arts, and computer science immersion. Kyrene is also home to a Traditional Academy, an IB World School and an all-online Digital Academy. Preschool options include dual-language, leadership, and arts integration programs, as well as project-based and self-directed learning programs. Integrated preschool options serve both students with developmental needs as well as their typically-developing peers and are taught by certified staff. Kyrene also offers an impressive selection of courses and program options that occur before, during, and after school hours.

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Kyrene Elementary School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
60%
Percent Proficient - Math
57%
Average Graduation Rate
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Average SAT
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Average ACT
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Kyrene Digital Academy

Live Instruction. Kyrene Teachers. Kyrene Curriculum. Kyrene Digital Academy (KDA) offers a Kyrene education from anywhere in Arizona. KDA is an online K-8 school. Kyrene teachers deliver regular and responsive live and recorded instruction to students in an online environment. Students have live interactions with classmates and participate in interactive lessons.

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
16,758
Free or Reduced Lunch
36.2%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
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Teachers in First/Second Year
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Finances

Expenses Per Student
$9,265 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    58%
  • Support Services
    38%
  • Other
    4%

Living in the Area

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  1. Cost of Living
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  2. Good for Families
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  3. Housing
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Median Household Income
$57,994
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,164
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$272,900
National
$217,500

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