Top 10 Best Arizona Public Schools (2022)

Arizona is the #14 largest school system in the United States, serving 1,105,218 students across the 2,350 public schools for the 2022 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Arizona is 45%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 45%.
Minority enrollment is 62% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 19:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(AZ) School Average
American Indian
6%
Asian
3%
Hispanic
45%
Black
5%
White
38%
Two or more races
3%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Arizona (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Mesa Academy For Advanced Studies
Math: 96% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: 96% (Top 1%)
Reading: 98% (Top 1%)
Grades: 4-9
6919 E. Brown Rd.
Mesa, AZ 85207
(480) 308-7400
Rank: #22.
University High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Grades: 8-12
421 N. Arcadia Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 225-6060
Rank: #33.
Arizona College Prep Oakland Campus
Math: 96% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 96% (Top 1%)
Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
191 West Oakland
Chandler, AZ 85225
(480) 224-3930
Rank: #44.
Knox Gifted Academy
Math: 95% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-6
700 W Orchid Ln
Chandler, AZ 85225
(480) 812-7000
Rank: #55.
Arizona College Prep Erie Campus
Math: 95% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 7-12
1150 W. Erie
Chandler, AZ 85224
(480) 883-5270
Rank: #66.
Phoenix Union Bioscience High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
512 East Pierce Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(602) 764-5600
Rank: #77.
University High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
9419 West Van Buren Street
Tolleson, AZ 85353
(623) 478-4380
Rank: #88.
Basis Oro Valley
Charter School
Math: 93% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 93% (Top 1%)
Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
Grades: 5-12
11155 N. Oracle Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85737
(520) 308-5220
Rank: #99.
Basis Chandler
Charter School
Math: 95% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: 5-12
4825 S. Arizona Ave
Chandler, AZ 85248
(480) 907-6072
Rank: #1010.
Basis Scottsdale
Charter School
Math: 93% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 93% (Top 1%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: 4-12
10400 N. 128th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
(480) 451-7500

Best Arizona Public Schools by County (2022)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
59
13,640
88%
78
18,809
65%
70
20,868
65%
32
7,566
60%
34
6,514
48%
14
2,465
78%
1,217
722,401
60%
65
23,658
35%
87
21,630
70%
358
143,521
68%
125
50,464
61%
96
24,408
36%
79
37,545
87%

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