In PVSchools, resources are acquired and prioritized to equitably advance the vision, mission, values, and strategic goals. In doing so, the district has become a leader in classroom spending.
With the lowest administrative cost per student, as compared to like sized districts, PVSchools models the student first behavior of a premier educational option.
Education Law Center Report
Every year, the Education Law Center takes a deep dive into public school funding in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia. "Making the Grade 2022," looks not only at how much money is being put towards education, but also factors in regional cost differences. With this evaluation, the ELC is able to provide an insightful analysis of each state's education system.
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ABC15 reports, in districts of like size, PVSchools ranks highest for classroom spending. Ranking top three overall.
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Admin Cost Comparison
The following is a list of charter schools within the PVSchools boundaries. The Office of the Auditor General does not complete a charter spending analysis, so below is charter administrative data compared to PVSchools.
|Educational Institution||Admin Cost Per ADM||% of Total Expenditures|
|AAEC Paradise Valley||$ 1,226||15.7%|
|Arizona Language Preparatory||$ 4,730||49.8%|
|BASIS Phoenix||$ 1,185||13.0%|
|BASIS Phoenix Primary||$ 1,176||14.3%|
|BASIS Scottsdale Primary West||$ 1,693||15.8%|
|Benchmark School||$ 1,279||13.3%|
|Crestview College Preparatory High School||$ 2,754||19.9%|
|Freedom Academy||$ 1,956||22.8%|
|Great Hearts Academies - North Phoenix Prep||$ 2,040||19.8%|
|Great Hearts Academies - Archway North Phoenix||$ 1,923||19.6%|
|Intelli-School - Paradise Valley||$ 3,870||25.5%|
|Milestones Charter School||$ 3,269||18.4%|
|Sage Academy||$ 1,743||12.0%|
Source: Arizona Department of Education - State Superintendent's Annual Financial Report 2022
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