Deer Valley Unified School District

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Deer Valley Unified School District #97 (DVUSD) is a PreK-12 school district, headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. DVUSD is the fifth largest school district in the state of Arizona, serving areas of Phoenix, Glendale, Peoria, Anthem, New River, Cave Creek and numerous unincorporated areas of northwest Maricopa County. Situated within the Sonoran Desert, the District has grown from its modest beginnings as a county accommodation school located in New River in 1934 to 36 campuses serving 36,261 students: 16 K-6 elementary schools, 12 K-8 schools, three middle schools, and five comprehensive high schools, plus an online high school and an alternative school. Early childhood education opportunities are offered through DVUSD Community Education Preschool/PreKindergarten (15 sites), and Head Start (five sites). Nine schools receive Title I funding. District facilities include District Office, Support Services Center, Transportation and Administrative Services.


Student ethnicity
  • White 78 percent
  • Hispanic 14 percent
  • Asian 4 percent
  • Black 3 percent
  • Native American 1 percent
Free and reduced-price lunch program
  • 21 percent of all DVUSD students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch programs.
Attendance rate
  • District Rate 95 percent
  • State Rate 94.6 percent
Graduation rate
  • Class of 2007 84.3 percent
  • State Rate 80 percent
Drop out rate
  • District Rate 3 percent
  • State Rate 4.3 percent

K-6 schools[edit]

  • Arrowhead Elementary School
  • Bellair Elementary School
  • Constitution Elementary School
  • Copper Creek Elementary School
  • Desert Sage Elementary School
  • Desert Winds Elementary School
  • Esperanza Elementary School
  • Greenbrier Elementary School
  • Las Brisas Elementary School
  • Legend Springs Elementary School
  • Mirage Elementary School
  • Mountain Shadows Elementary School
  • New River Elementary School
  • Park Meadows Elementary School
  • Sunrise Elementary School
  • Village Meadows Elementary School

K-8 schools[edit]

  • Canyon Springs School
  • Desert Mountain School
  • Diamond Canyon School
  • Gavilan Peak School
  • Highland Lakes School
  • Paseo Hills School
  • Sierra Verde School
  • Stetson Hills School
  • Sunset Ridge School
  • Terramar School
  • West Wing School
  • Norterra Canyon School

Middle schools[edit]

High schools[edit]

Specialized programs[edit]


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