Top 10 Best Arizona Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 62 blue ribbon public schools serving 35,894 students in Arizona.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Arizona are Mesa Academy For Advanced Studies, University High School and Arizona College Prep Oakland Campus. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Arizona blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 72% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 72% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Best Arizona Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mesa Academy For Advanced Studies
Math: 96% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
6919 E. Brown Rd.
Mesa, AZ 85207
(480) 308-7400
Grades: 4-9
| 438 students
Rank: #22.
University High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
421 N. Arcadia Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 225-6060
Grades: 8-12
| 1,100 students
Rank: #33.
Arizona College Prep Oakland Campus
Math: 96% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
191 West Oakland
Chandler, AZ 85225
(480) 224-3930
Grades: 6-8
| 626 students
Rank: #44.
Knox Gifted Academy
Math: 95% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
700 W Orchid Ln
Chandler, AZ 85225
(480) 812-7000
Grades: PK-6
| 670 students
Rank: #55.
Arizona College Prep Erie Campus
Math: 95% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1150 W. Erie
Chandler, AZ 85224
(480) 883-5270
Grades: 7-12
| 769 students
Rank: #66.
Phoenix Union Bioscience High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
512 East Pierce Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(602) 764-5600
Grades: 9-12
| 345 students
Rank: #77.
University High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
9419 West Van Buren Street
Tolleson, AZ 85353
(623) 478-4380
Grades: 9-12
| 503 students
Rank: #88.
Franklin Junior High School
Math: 89% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4949 E. Southern Ave.
Mesa, AZ 85206
(480) 472-2600
Grades: 7-9
| 272 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Challenger Basic School
Charter School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1315 North Greenfield Road
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 830-1750
Grades: K-6
| 270 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Neely Traditional Academy
Math: 87% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
321 W. Juniper Ave.
Gilbert, AZ 85233
(480) 497-3300
Grades: PK-6
| 776 students
Rank: #1111.
Gilbert Classical Academy High School
Math: 88% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
55 N. Greenfield Rd.
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 497-4024
Grades: 8-12
| 310 students
Rank: #1212.
Kyrene De La Sierra School
Math: 86% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1122 E Liberty Lane
Phoenix, AZ 85048
(480) 541-1000
Grades: PK-5
| 547 students
Rank: #1313.
Alhambra Traditional School
Math: 89% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3736 W Osborn Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85019
(602) 484-8816
Grades: K-8
| 710 students
Rank: #1414.
Mexicayotl Charter School
Charter School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2059 N. Grand Ave
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 287-6790
Grades: K-8
| 161 students
Rank: #1515.
Horseshoe Trails Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5405 E. Pinnacle Vista Drive
Cave Creek, AZ 85327
(480) 575-2000
Grades: K-6
| 651 students
Rank: #1616.
Vista Del Sur Accelerated
Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3908 W. South Mountain Ave
Laveen, AZ 85339
(602) 237-3046
Grades: PK-8
| 801 students
Rank: #1717.
Montessori Education Centre Charter School - Mesa
Charter School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2834 East Southern Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85204
(480) 926-8375
Grades: K-7
| 251 students
Rank: #1818.
Mesquite Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9455 E. Rita Road
Tucson, AZ 85747
(520) 879-2100
Grades: PK-5
| 647 students
Rank: #1919.
Fruchthendler Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7470 E Cloud Rd
Tucson, AZ 85750
(520) 731-4400
Grades: PK-6
| 357 students
Rank: #2020.
Reid Traditional Schools' Valley Academy
Charter School
Math: 76% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1520 West Rose Garden Lane
Phoenix, AZ 85027
(623) 516-7747
Grades: K-8
| 767 students
Rank: #2121.
Franklin East Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
1753 East 8th Ave
Mesa, AZ 85204
(480) 472-6500
Grades: K-6
| 738 students
Rank: #2222.
Ash Fork Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
46999 N. Fifth Street
Ash Fork, AZ 86320
(928) 637-2561
Grades: K-5
| 104 students
Rank: #2323.
Arizona School For The Arts
Charter School
Math: 71% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1410 North 3rd Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(602) 257-1444
Grades: 5-12
| 840 students
Rank: #2424.
Madison Heights Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7150 N 22nd Street
Phoenix, AZ 85020
(602) 664-7800
Grades: PK-4
| 461 students
Rank: #2525.
Masada Charter School
Charter School
Math: 72% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
365 West Cannon Avenue
Colorado City, AZ 86021
(928) 875-2525
Grades: K-9
| 511 students
Rank: #2626.
Highland High School
Math: 78% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4301 East Guadalupe Road
Gilbert, AZ 85296
(480) 497-3300
Grades: 8-12
| 2,985 students
Rank: #2727.
Franklin Police And Fire High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1645 West Mcdowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 764-0200
Grades: 9-12
| 319 students
Rank: #2828.
Chandler Traditional Academy - Liberty Campus
Math: 79% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
550 N. Emmett
Chandler, AZ 85225
(480) 812-7000
Grades: K-6
| 653 students
Rank: #2929.
Copper Canyon Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
17650 North 54th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
(602) 449-7200
Grades: PK-6
| 635 students
Rank: #3030.
Challenge Charter School
Charter School
Math: 67% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(9)
5801 West Greenbriar Drive
Glendale, AZ 85308
(602) 938-5411
Grades: K-6
| 502 students
Rank: #3131.
Tempe Preparatory Academy
Charter School
Math: 67% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(2)
1251 E. Southern Ave
Tempe, AZ 85283
(480) 839-3402
Grades: 6-12
| 438 students
Rank: #3232.
Franklin West Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
236 S. Sirrine Ave.
Mesa, AZ 85210
(480) 470-5400
Grades: K-6
| 551 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Francisco Vasquez De Coronado Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2301 N Al Harrison Rd
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 287-0800
Grades: K-5
| 547 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Lookout Mountain School
Math: 66% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15 W Coral Gables Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85023
(602) 896-5900
Grades: PK-6
| 970 students
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Academy Of Math And Science
Charter School
Math: 69% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(3)
1557 W Prince Rd
Tucson, AZ 85705
(520) 293-2676
Grades: K-12
| 455 students
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