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74%
  • Fireside Elementary School
  • 3012 E. Greenway Road, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 763
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
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
67%
  • North Ranch Elementary School
  • 3012 E. Greenway Road, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 512
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
63%
  • Explorer Middle School
  • 22401 North 40th Street, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 883
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
63%
  • Desert Trails Elementary School
  • 4315 East Cashman Dr., Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 525
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
62%
  • Copper Canyon Elementary School
  • 17650 North 54th Street, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 718
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
61%
  • Pinnacle Peak Elementary School
  • 3012 E. Greenway Road, Scottsdale
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 610
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
61%
  • Wildfire Elementary School
  • 3997 E. Lockwood Drive, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 712
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
60%
  • Pvonline
  • 15002 N. 32nd Street, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 41
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 3:1
59%
  • Paradise Valley High School
  • 3950 E Bell Road, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,806
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
58%
  • Boulder Creek Elementary School
  • 22801 North 22nd Street, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 711
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
57%
  • Desert Shadows Elementary School
  • 5902 E Sweetwater, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 501
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
57%
  • Liberty Elementary School
  • 5125 E. Marilyn Rd., Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 572
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
56%
  • Mercury Mine Elementary School
  • 9640 North 28th Street, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 546
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
55%
  • Sandpiper Elementary School
  • 3012 E. Greenway Road, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 479
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
55%
  • Quail Run Elementary School
  • 3012 E. Greenway Road, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 723
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
51%
  • Pinnacle High School
  • 3535 E. Mayo Blvd, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,443
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
51%
  • Desert Shadows Middle School
  • 5858 E Sweetwater, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 906
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
50%
  • Desert Springs Preparatory Elementary School
  • 3012 E. Greenway Road, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 461
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
47%
  • Horizon High School
  • 5601 East Greenway Road, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,262
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
44%
  • Hidden Hills Elementary School
  • 1919 East Sharon Drive, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 501
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
41%
  • Desert Cove Elementary School
  • 11020 North 28th Street, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 523
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
41%
  • Whispering Wind Academy
  • 3012 E. Greenway Road, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 638
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
38%
  • Sunset Canyon School
  • 2727 E Siesta Lane, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 492
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
38%
  • Mountain Trail Middle School
  • 2323 East Mountain Gate Pass, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 714
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
37%
  • Sweetwater Community School
  • 4215 E. Andora Drive, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 154
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
37%
  • Sunrise Middle School
  • 4960 East Acoma Drive, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 492
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
34%
  • Indian Bend Elementary School
  • 3633 E Thunderbird Road, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 571
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
33%
  • Cactus View Elementary School
  • 17602 N Central, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 712
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
32%
  • Eagle Ridge Elementary School
  • 19801 North 13th Street, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 581
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
30%
  • Aire Libre Elementary School
  • 16428 North 21st Street, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 378
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
30%
  • Shadow Mountain High School
  • 2902 East Shea Boulevard, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,390
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
29%
  • Shea Middle School
  • 2728 E. Shea Blvd., Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 641
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
28%
  • Campo Bello Elementary School
  • 3012 E. Greenway Road, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 492
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
28%
  • North Canyon High School
  • 1700 E. Union Hills, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,957
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
27%
  • Echo Mountain Primary School
  • 1811 E Michigan Ave 3, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 3 · Students: 609
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
26%
  • Larkspur Elementary School
  • 3012 E. Greenway Road, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 517
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
25%
  • Echo Mountain Intermediate School
  • 1811 E. Michigan 3, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: 4 - 6 · Students: 432
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
21%
  • Vista Verde Middle School
  • 2826 E Grovers, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 637
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
20%
  • Palomino Intermediate School
  • 15815 N. 29th Street, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: 4 - 6 · Students: 499
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
17%
  • Palomino Primary School
  • 15833 North 29th Street, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 3 · Students: 802
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
17%
  • Arrowhead Elementary School
  • 3820 E Nisbet, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 491
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
13%
  • Greenway Middle School
  • 3002 E Nisbet, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 518
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
10%
  • Roadrunner School
  • 3540 E. Cholla, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 199
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
n/a
  • Prospect School
  • 15002 N. 32nd Street, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Cholla Complex
  • 3602 East Cholla, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Polaris High School
  • 15002 North 32nd Street, Phoenix
  • Paradise Valley Unified District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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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%

Listed above are Paradise Valley Unified District, Scottsdale schools. To customize your list of Paradise Valley Unified District 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 Paradise Valley Unified District 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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