Best Schools In Scottsdale

Dated: 03/15/2019

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Best Schools in Scottsdale

Nothing is more important than finding a good school for your children.

If you and your family are considering moving to Scottsdale you are going to want to check out these schools.

 Here are the top 3 Elementary, Middle school, and High Schools in the Scottsdale area.

                                                      -Elementary Schools-                                                                     


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Sonoran Sky Elementary School

                                                                                                                                              12990 N 75th St, Scottsdale, AZ 85260                                                                                                                                                

         5 stars        

This school offers a self-contained gifted program, cluster grouping and honors pullout in reading and math, 

PILOTS Leadership Program in 6th grade, Artist in Residency programs, band, strings, 

chorus and a comprehensive enrichment program before and after school.

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Sequoya Elementary

 11808 N 64th St , Scottsdale, AZ

4.9 stars

In 2018, Sequoya Elementary School ranked better than 95.9% of elementary schools in Arizona. 

It also ranked 7th among 19 ranked elementary schools in the Scottsdale Unified District.

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Cochise Elementary School 

 9451 N 84th St, Scottsdale, AZ 

     4.7 stars

Cochise was awarded the A+ School of Excellence Award in 2016

 due to the hard work of our teachers, support staff, our great community, and, of course the children.

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Cocopah Middle School

 6615 E Cholla St, Scottsdale, AZ 85254

                        5 stars                

 Test scores at this school are far above the state average,

 suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.

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                                                                                                                                                 Mountainside Middle School

                        11256 N 128th St, Scottsdale, AZ 85259            

5 stars

Mountainside has the International Baccalaureate program that has a 

focus on higher-order thinking skills gives students opportunities to develop a growing awareness of

 themselves and others as they explore real-world issues.

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5858 E Sweetwater, ScottsdaleAZ  85254 

4 Stars

Desert Shadows offers a large variety of electives. Many of the electives allow students to explore within the areas of

 Fine Arts, Physical Education, Technology, Aiding and World Languages.

-High Schools-

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Chaparral High School

6935 E Gold Dust Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85253

4 stars

Chaparral High School has consistently ranked in Newsweek's list of Best High Schools in America, and in 2007 Chaparral was one of only 12 schools ranked in Arizona.[5] 

The high school holds the state record for having the most National Merit Scholars in one year (37 in 2014).

[6] Additionally, the school has also earned the record most in-state Presidential Scholars in Arizona, with 17 in 2003

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Desert Mountain High School

12575 E. Via Linda,  ScottsdaleAZ  85259 

4 stars

Desert Mountain offers the Seal of Biliteracy to eligible seniors beginning with the 2018 graduating class.  

30 states to date have adopted the Seal of Biliteracy, a program designed to recognize high school students who achieve proficiency in English plus at least one additional language. 

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Cactus Shadows High School

5802 E. Dove Valley Rd., ScottsdaleAZ  85266 

4 stars

Cactus Shadows offers the International Baccalaureate program, Advanced Placement,

 Dual Enrollment, Honors Education and the Early College Program in partnership with Paradise Valley Community College.

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