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Kyrene Elementary School District, Arizona

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Kyrene Elementary School District
Tempe, Arizona
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District Profile
Superintendent:Dr. David K. Schauer
Number of schools:25
Budget: $184.3 million
Website:School Home Page
Board of Education
Board president:Ross Robb
Board members:5 at-large
Term length:4 years
Kyrene Elementary School District is a school district in Arizona. In the 2011-2012 school year, Kyrene Elementary School District was the 19th-largest school district in Arizona and served 13,205 students.[1]

About the district

Kyrene Elementary School District is located in Maricopa County, Arizona.
Kyrene Elementary School District is located in the city of Tempe in southwestern Arizona in Maricopa County. Phoenix is its county seat and the state capital. It is also the largest city in Arizona. In 2013, Maricopa County was home to 4,009,412 residents according to United States Census Bureau estimates.[2]


Maricopa County overperformed compared to the rest of Arizona in terms of higher education achievement in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 29.5 percent of Maricopa County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 26.6 percent for Arizona as a whole. The median household income for the county was $54,385 compared to $50,256 statewide. The poverty rate in Maricopa County was 15.8 percent compared to 17.2 percent statewide.[2]

Racial Demographics, 2013[2]
Race Maricopa County (%) Arizona (%)
White 84.7 84.0
Black or African American 5.7 4.6
American Indian and Alaska Native 2.7 5.3
Asian 4.0 3.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.3 0.3
Two or More Races 2.7 2.6
Hispanic or Latino 30.0 30.3

Presidential Voting Pattern, Maricopa County[3][4]
Year Democratic Vote Republican Vote
2012 602,288 749,885
2008 602,166 746,448
2004 504,849 679,455
2000 386,683 479,967

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin, not a race. Therefore, the Census allows citizens to report both their race and that they are from a "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin simultaneously. As a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table will exceed 100 percent. Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one or two tenths off from being exactly 100 percent.[5] This Ballotpedia page provides a more detailed explanation of how the Census Bureau handles race and ethnicity in its surveys.


The table below displays the budget for Kyrene Elementary School District:[6]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2012-2013 $80,490,263 41.7% $0 0% $38,952,234 20.2% $17,296,300 9% $56,496,902 29.2% $193,235,699
2013-2014 $88,253,753 45.5% $0 0% $37,704,941 19.4% $18,500,000 9.5% $49,705,314 25.6% $194,164,008
2014-2015 $81,682,551 44.3% $0 0% $50,448,690 27.4% $18,500,000 10% $33,704,508 18.3% $184,335,749
Averages: $83,475,522.33 44% $0 0% $42,368,621.67 22% $18,098,766.67 9% $46,635,574.67 24% $190,578,485.33

Contact information

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Kyrene Elementary School District
8700 S. Kyrene Rd.
Tempe, AZ 85284
Phone: 480-541-1000

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