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Scottsdale Unified School District
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  • SCOTTSDALE, AZ

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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
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  6. Health & Safety
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  7. Administration
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  8. Sports
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  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
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8500 E JACKRABBIT RD
SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85250
About Scottsdale Unified School District...

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Grades
PK, K-12
Total Schools
30
Students
22,410
From Scottsdale Unified School District

With 22,000 students in 30 schools, the Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) has been a premier choice for pre-kindergarten through grade 12 public education for 125 years. Located northeast of metropolitan Phoenix, the District serves the educational needs of students and families in Phoenix, Paradise Valley, Fountain Hills, Tempe and Scottsdale. A highly experienced, professionally certified teaching staff fosters a diverse and rigorous educational environment that engages all students in world-class, future-focused learning. Offering gifted learning, special education, career and technical education, and a variety of athletics, arts and enrichment programs and clubs, SUSD provides the rich environment today’s students need to explore their interests, develop important social skills and grow into tomorrow’s leaders. For more information, visit www.susd.org.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
63%
Percent Proficient - Math
63%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1260
1,289 responses
Average ACT
28
1,016 responses

The Scottsdale Math and Science Academy

The Scottsdale Unified School District is home to many signature programs. The Scottsdale Math and Science Academy (SMSA), at Saguaro High School, is a specialized program offering students who have an aptitude for math and science the opportunity to excel in a unique learning environment suited to the STEM track and admittance to a top tier STEM university.

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
22,410
Free or Reduced Lunch
29.4%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$50,094
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$8,661 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    53%
  • Support Services
    42%
  • 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
$91,042
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,452
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$493,200
National
$229,800

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