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93%
  • Basis Scottsdale
  • 11440 N. 136th Street, Scottsdale
  • BASIS School Inc. 2
  • Grades: 5 - 12 · Students: 754
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
80%
  • Great Hearts Academyemies - Archway Scottsdale
  • 3102 N. 56th Street, Scottsdale
  • Archway Classical Academy Scottsdale
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 406
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
79%
  • Great Hearts Academyemies - Scottsdale Prep
  • 3102 N. 56th Street, Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale Preparatory Academy
  • Grades: 5 - 12 · Students: 891
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
75%
  • Desert Canyon Elementary
  • 10203 E Mcdowell Mountain Ranc, Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 503
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
73%
  • Cheyenne Traditional School
  • 13636 North 100th Street, Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 976
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 22:1
71%
  • Desert Mountain High School
  • 12575 E. Via Linda, Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,247
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
71%
  • Chaparral High School
  • 6935 E. Gold Dust, Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,053
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
71%
  • Sonoran Sky Elementary School
  • 3012 E. Greenway Road, Scottsdale
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 715
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
70%
  • Grayhawk Elementary School
  • 7525 E. Grayhawk Dr., Scottsdale
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 597
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
70%
  • Plc Arts Academy At Scottsdale Inc.
  • 2504 S. 91st Ave., Scottsdale
  • PLC Arts Academy at Scottsdale Inc.
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 146
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
70%
  • Mission Montessori Academy
  • 12990 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale
  • Little Lamb Community School
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 256
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
69%
  • Anasazi Elementary
  • 12121 N 124th Street, Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 567
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
67%
  • Cochise Elementary School
  • 9451 North 84th Street, Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 579
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
64%
  • Pueblo Elementary School
  • 6320 N. 82nd Street, Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 492
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
62%
  • Freedom Academy North
  • 28700 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale
  • Freedom Academy Inc.
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 124
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
62%
  • Foothills Academy
  • 7191 East Ashler Hills Drive, Scottsdale
  • Foothills Academy
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 328
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
61%
  • Sequoya Elementary School
  • 11808 N. 64th St., Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 468
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
61%
  • Laguna Elementary School
  • 10475 E. Lakeview Dr., Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 546
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
61%
  • Pinnacle Peak Elementary School
  • 3012 E. Greenway Road, Scottsdale
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 610
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
60%
  • Cocopah Middle School
  • 6615 E. Cholla St., Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 899
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
56%
  • Black Mountain Elementary School
  • P O Box 426, Scottsdale
  • Cave Creek Unified District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 463
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
55%
  • Student Choice High School
  • 1833 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
  • GAR LLC dba Student Choice High School
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 130
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
55%
  • Desert Sun Academy
  • P O Box 426, Scottsdale
  • Cave Creek Unified District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 416
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
53%
  • Redfield Elementary School
  • 9181 E. Redfield Rd., Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 513
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
53%
  • Mountainside Middle School
  • 11256 N. 128th St., Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 766
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
52%
  • Copper Ridge Elementary School
  • 10101 E. Thompson Peak Parkway, Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 1,089
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
50%
  • Pima Elementary School
  • 8330 E. Osborn Road, Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 565
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
50%
  • Salt River Accelerated Learning Academy
  • 10005 East Osborn Road, Scottsdale
  • Salt River Pima-Maricopa Community Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 51
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
48%
  • Cactus Shadows High School
  • Po Box 426, Scottsdale
  • Cave Creek Unified District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,704
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
47%
  • Desert Canyon Middle School
  • 10203 E. Mcdowell Mtn. Ranch R, Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 566
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
47%
  • Hohokam Traditional School
  • 8451 E. Oak Street, Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 432
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
43%
  • Saguaro High School
  • 6250 N. 82nd Street, Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,316
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
42%
  • Mohave Middle School
  • 8490 E Jackrabbit Road, Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 816
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
35%
  • Navajo Elementary School
  • 4525 N Granite Reef, Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 391
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
35%
  • Hirschool Academy A Challenge Foundation
  • 6535 East Osborn Road, Scottsdale
  • Hirsch Academy A Challenge Foundation
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 144
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
32%
  • Coronado High School
  • 7501 E. Virginia Avenue, Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,039
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
29%
  • Yavapai Elementary School
  • 701 North Miller Road, Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 421
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
27%
  • Noah Webster Schools-pima
  • 5399 North Pima Road, Scottsdale
  • Noah Webster Schools-Pima
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 282
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
21%
  • Supai Middle School
  • 6720 East Continental, Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 686
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
15%
  • Tonalea Elementary School
  • 7501 E Oak Street, Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 341
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
11%
  • Salt River High School
  • 10005 E. Osborn Rd., Scottsdale
  • Salt River Pima-Maricopa Community Schools
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 189
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
0%
  • Foothills Academy Connected
  • 7191 E. Ashler Hills Dr., Scottsdale
  • Foothills Academy
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 8
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Evit - Saguaro High School
  • 6250 N. 82nd St, Scottsdale
  • East Valley Institute of Technology
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Evit - Coronado High School
  • 7501 E. Virginia Ave, Scottsdale
  • East Valley Institute of Technology
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Early Childhood Campus - Cholla
  • 11130 E. Cholla, Scottsdale
  • Scottsdale Unified District
  • Grades: PK - KG · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Evit - Desert Mountain High School
  • 12575 E. Via Linda, Scottsdale
  • East Valley Institute of Technology
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Evit - Chaparral High School
  • 6935 E. Gold Dust Ave, Scottsdale
  • East Valley Institute of Technology
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • The Learning Center Developmental Preschool
  • Po Box 426, Scottsdale
  • Cave Creek Unified District
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 34
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
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Scottsdale school information

IndexScottsdaleArizonaNational
Average Test Scores53%36%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:118:116:1
Total public schools591,86379,221
Total private schools2631624,874
Total post-secondary schools121487,963
The Scottsdale, AZ educational system consists of 59 public schools, 26 private schools and 12 post-secondary schools. Scottsdale public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 50% higher than than the Arizona average and 8% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Scottsdale public schools is 19:1, compared to 18:1 in Arizona and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.9% have completed high school, 55.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Scottsdale

IndexScottsdaleArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade95.3%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school94.9%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college83.6%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree62.9%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors55.6%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters21.3%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.5%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%1.2%1.3%

There are a total of 59 public schools, 26 private schools and 12 post-secondary schools in Scottsdale. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Scottsdale, AZ schools is 53%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Scottsdale, AZ, an average of 95.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 94.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Scottsdale schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Scottsdale, AZ schools.

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Source: The Scottsdale, AZ education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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