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Peoria, AZ is #20 on the list Top 100 Best Cities to Work Remote in 2023

Does Peoria, Arizona have good schools?

When determining if Peoria, Arizona, has good schools, we analyze key factors including math proficiency, reading/language proficiency, students-per-teacher ratio, average teacher salaries, National Blue Ribbon awards, Spelling Bee and STEM/non-STEM national competitions, and more.

SchoolsNational RankingsPrivate School Enrollment
Elementary schools in PeoriaScored 53.4Dwellics analytics team assigned the score 53.4 to elementary education in Peoria, Arizona (with 100 being the best). on a scale of 0 to 100.8.7%
Middle schools in PeoriaScored 49.7Dwellics analytics team assigned the score 49.7 to middle education in Peoria, Arizona (with 100 being the best). on a scale of 0 to 100.9.9%
High schools in PeoriaScored 49.0Dwellics analytics team assigned the score [r_high] to high education in Peoria, Arizona (with 100 being the best). on a scale of 0 to 100.5.8%

Dwellics searched for winners of 69 nationwide competitions for school children in both STEM and non-STEM fields and found 23.0 winners in Peoria, Arizona in the last 5 years.

Elementary Schools in Peoria, Arizona

There are 34 public elementary schools in Peoria, Arizona. The public elementary schools in Peoria are rated 53.4 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among elementary school students, approximately 8.7% are enrolled at private schools in Peoria.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Peoria, Arizona at the elementary level is 54.4%, and proficient in reading & language arts 54.9%.

The average salary of an elementary school teacher in Peoria is $43,259 per year. The average number of elementary school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Peoria is 17.0.

Middle Schools in Peoria, Arizona

There are 3 public middle schools in Peoria, Arizona. The public middle schools in Peoria are rated 49.7 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among middle school students, approximately 9.9% are enrolled at private schools in Peoria.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Peoria, Arizona at the middle schools level is 39.0%, and proficient in reading & language arts 44.3%.

The average salary of a middle school teacher in Peoria is $60,375 per year. The average number of middle school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Peoria is 16.0.

High Schools in Peoria, Arizona

There are 16 high schools in Peoria, Arizona. The public high schools in Peoria are rated 49.0 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among high school students, approximately 5.8% are enrolled at private schools in Peoria.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Peoria, Arizona at the high school level is 58.1%, and proficient in reading & language arts 49.2%.

The average salary of a high school teacher in Peoria is $28,918 per year. The average number of high school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Peoria is 20.0.

Pros and Cons of living in Peoria, Arizona in reviews from users in their own words:

ProsCons
  • "family, friends, shopping,sports, able to help parents"
  • "Friends and my sons are nearby. Sports, easy shopping. easy to travel "
  • "Family friendly, close to extended family "
  • "Cost of living"
  • "winter weather"
  • "sunny in winter, "
  • "Weather"
  • "Born here Familiar Construction industry "
  • "Mild winters"
  • "7 months of pleasant weather with low humidity"
  • "Sunshine, mild winters, restaurants and shopping"
  • "too hot, too many people, too much traffic, crime, don't feel safe. too far to cool off, too expensive"
  • "too many people, too much heat. Feel unsafe, expensive rent,crime sucks,homeless"
  • "Weather, too many people "
  • "Population"
  • "Weather, lack of walkability, "
  • "too big"
  • "hot summers not enough outdoor activities"
  • "Crowded"
  • "Too many people moving here Cost of living Excesses heat"
  • "High traffic, high fuel prices and extreme heat"
  • "4 months of extreme heat; Lack of flowers and greens"
  • "Summer heat, people aren’t that friendly"

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