Surprise, Arizona

Does Surprise, Arizona have good schools?

When determining if Surprise, 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 SurpriseScored 48.5Dwellics analytics team assigned the score 48.5 to elementary education in Surprise, Arizona (with 100 being the best). on a scale of 0 to 100.10.6%
Middle schools in SurpriseScored [no data]Dwellics analytics team assigned the score [no data] to middle education in Surprise, Arizona (with 100 being the best). on a scale of 0 to 100.6.5%
High schools in SurpriseScored 45.7Dwellics analytics team assigned the score [r_high] to high education in Surprise, Arizona (with 100 being the best). on a scale of 0 to 100.4.5%

Dwellics searched for winners of 69 nationwide competitions for school children in both STEM and non-STEM fields and found 0.0 winners in Surprise, Arizona in the last 5 years.

Elementary Schools in Surprise, Arizona

There are 21 public elementary schools in Surprise, Arizona. The public elementary schools in Surprise are rated 48.5 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among elementary school students, approximately 10.6% are enrolled at private schools in Surprise.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Surprise, Arizona at the elementary level is 47.6%, and proficient in reading & language arts 51.9%.

The average salary of an elementary school teacher in Surprise is $47,479 per year. The average number of elementary school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Surprise is 18.0.

Middle Schools in Surprise, Arizona

There are 1 public middle schools in Surprise, Arizona. The public middle schools in Surprise are rated [no data] (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among middle school students, approximately 6.5% are enrolled at private schools in Surprise.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Surprise, Arizona at the middle schools level is 44.0%, and proficient in reading & language arts 47.0%.

The average salary of a middle school teacher in Surprise is $[no data] per year. The average number of middle school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Surprise is [no data].

High Schools in Surprise, Arizona

There are 11 high schools in Surprise, Arizona. The public high schools in Surprise are rated 45.7 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among high school students, approximately 4.5% are enrolled at private schools in Surprise.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Surprise, Arizona at the high school level is 52.9%, and proficient in reading & language arts 51.5%.

The average salary of a high school teacher in Surprise is $31,578 per year. The average number of high school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Surprise is 15.0.

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

ProsCons
  • "Cost of housing No snow"
  • "Heat in the summer Distance from family"