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Classroom Spending

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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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
PVSchools $ 891 7.7%
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