Top 10 Best Glendale Public Middle Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 54 public middle schools serving 38,934 students in Glendale, AZ.
The top ranked public middle schools in Glendale, AZ are Sierra Verde Steam Academy, Jefferson Preparatory High School and Mountain Ridge High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Glendale, AZ public middle schools have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the Arizona public middle school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 40% statewide average). Middle schools in Glendale have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Arizona public middle schools.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public middle school average of 63% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Middle Schools in Glendale, AZ (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sierra Verde Steam Academy
(Math: 68% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7241 W Rose Garden Ln
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 376-4800
Grades: PK-8
| 899 students
Rank: #22.
Jefferson Preparatory High School
Charter School
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
16635 N 51st Ave
Glendale, AZ 85306
(602) 595-2990
Grades: 7-12
| 113 students
Rank: #33.
Mountain Ridge High School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
22800 N 67th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85310
(623) 376-3000
Grades: 7-12
| 2,685 students
Rank: #44.
Highland Lakes School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
19000 N 63rd Ave
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 376-4300
Grades: PK-8
| 1,041 students
Rank: #55.
Hillcrest Middle School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
22833 N 71st Ave
Glendale, AZ 85310
(623) 445-3300
Grades: 7-8
| 844 students
Rank: #66.
Legacy Traditional School Glendale
Charter School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
13091 North 67th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85306
(623) 219-4300
Grades: K-8
| 1,187 students
Rank: #77.
Sandra Day O'connor High School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
25250 N. 35th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85310
(623) 445-7100
Grades: 7-12
| 2,534 students
Rank: #88.
Sunflower School
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5490 W Paradise Ln
Glendale, AZ 85306
(623) 412-5050
Grades: PK-12
| 24 students
Rank: #99.
Copperwood School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11232 N 65th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85304
(623) 412-4650
Grades: PK-8
| 693 students
Rank: #1010.
Pinnacle Pointe Academy
Charter School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6753 W Pinnacle Peak Rd
Glendale, AZ 85310
(623) 537-3535
Grades: K-7
| 122 students
Rank: #1111.
Canyon Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5490 W Paradise Ln
Glendale, AZ 85306
(623) 412-5050
Grades: PK-8
| 294 students
Rank: #1212.
Desert Heights Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5821 W Beverly Ln
Glendale, AZ 85306
(602) 896-2900
Grades: K-12
| 923 students
Rank: #1313.
Edison School Of Innovation
Charter School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8340 W Northern Ave
Glendale, AZ 85305
(623) 282-2871
Grades: K-8
| 248 students
Rank: #1414.
Desert Valley Elementary School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
12901 N 63rd Ave
Glendale, AZ 85304
(623) 412-4750
Grades: PK-8
| 520 students
Rank: #1515.
West-mec - Raymond S. Kellis
Vocational School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8990 W Orangewood Ave
Glendale, AZ 85305
(623) 412-5425
Grades: 7-12
| 2 students
Rank: #1616.
Sweetwater School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4602 W Sweetwater Ave
Glendale, AZ 85304
(602) 896-6500
Grades: K-8
| 452 students
Rank: #1717.
Deer Valley High School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
18424 N 51st Ave
Glendale, AZ 85308
(602) 467-6700
Grades: 7-12
| 1,568 students
Rank: #1818.
Luke Elementary School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7300 N Dysart Rd
Glendale, AZ 85307
(623) 876-7300
Grades: PK-8
| 573 students
Rank: #1919.
Ironwood High School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6051 W Sweetwater Ave
Glendale, AZ 85304
(623) 486-6400
Grades: 7-12
| 1,905 students
Rank: #2020.
Marshall Ranch Elementary School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
12995 N Marshall Ranch Dr
Glendale, AZ 85304
(623) 486-6450
Grades: PK-8
| 668 students
Rank: #2121.
Desert Sky Middle School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5130 W Grovers Ave
Glendale, AZ 85308
(602) 467-6500
Grades: 7-8
| 632 students
Rank: #2222.
Heritage Elementary - Williams
Charter School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
790 E Rodeo Rd
Glendale, AZ 85307
(928) 635-3998
Grades: K-8
| 59 students
Rank: #2323.
Cactus High School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6330 W Greenway Rd
Glendale, AZ 85306
(623) 412-5000
Grades: 7-12
| 1,170 students
Rank: #2424.
Sahuaro Ranch Elementary School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10401 N 63rd Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 412-4775
Grades: PK-8
| 660 students
Rank: #2525.
Heritage School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5312 W Mountain View Rd
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 412-4525
Grades: PK-8
| 479 students
Rank: #2626.
Raymond S. Kellis
(Math: 33% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8990 W Orangewood Ave
Glendale, AZ 85305
(623) 412-5425
Grades: 7-12
| 1,802 students
Rank: #2727.
Foothills Elementary School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
15808 N 63rd Ave
Glendale, AZ 85306
(623) 412-4626
Grades: PK-8
| 666 students
Rank: #2828.
Kachina Elementary School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5304 W Crocus Dr
Glendale, AZ 85306
(623) 412-4500
Grades: PK-8
| 337 students
Rank: #2929.
Heritage Elementary School
Charter School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6805 N 125th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85307
(623) 742-3956
Grades: K-8
| 821 students
Rank: #3030.
Pioneer Elementary School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6315 W Port Au Prince Ln
Glendale, AZ 85306
(623) 412-4550
Grades: PK-8
| 414 students
Rank: #3131.
Desert Mirage Elementary School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8605 W Maryland Ave
Glendale, AZ 85305
(623) 772-2550
Grades: PK-8
| 675 students
Rank: #3232.
Arroyo Elementary School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4535 W Cholla St
Glendale, AZ 85304
(602) 896-5100
Grades: K-8
| 498 students
Rank: #3333.
Sunset Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
8490 W Missouri Ave
Glendale, AZ 85305
(623) 772-2730
Grades: PK-8
| 524 students
Rank: #3434.
Horizon School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 31%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
8520 N 47th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 237-4010
Grades: K-8
| 919 students
Rank: #3535.
Glendale Elementary Online (G.e.o.) Learning
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7301 N 58th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301
(623) 237-6301
Grades: K-8
| 323 students
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Glendale, Arizona Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
4508 W Northern
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 435-6000
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
10620 N. 43rd Ave
Glendale, AZ 85304
(602) 978-0011
Grades: K-6
| 32 students
5323 N 99th Ave #210
Glendale, AZ 85305
(866) 339-4946
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
4744 W Grovers
Glendale, AZ 85308
(602) 439-5026
Grades: K-6
| n/a students
4744 West Grovers Ave
Glendale, AZ 85308
(602) 439-5026
Grades: K-8
| 176 students
17340 North 63rd Ave
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 236-3381
Grades: K-6
| 21 students
3540 W Union Hills Dr
Glendale, AZ 85308
(602) 896-2900
Grades: 5-12
| n/a students
3501 W Westcott
Glendale, AZ 85308
Grades: K
| 20 students
Homebound (Closed 2006)
Alternative School
7301 N 58th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301
(623) 842-8148
Grades: 1-8
| 4 students
4508 W Northern Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 842-1350
Grades: 9-12
| 30 students
13806 North 51st Ave
Glendale, AZ 85306
(602) 564-7300
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
4744 West Grovers Ave
Glendale, AZ 85308
(602) 547-8806
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
6625 N 56th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301
(623) 237-4002
Grades: PK-8
| 367 students
4932 W Myrtle Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301
(623) 237-4004
Grades: PK-8
| 394 students
4941 W. Union Hills Dr.
Glendale, AZ 85308
(602) 896-1166
Grades: 7-12
| 397 students
5727 W. Happy Valley Road
Glendale, AZ 85310
(623) 845-4050
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
21000 North 75th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85308
(480) 461-3200
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
4102 West Union Hills Dr
Glendale, AZ 85308
(602) 957-9557
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
4744 W. Grovers
Glendale, AZ 85308
(602) 439-5026
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
10260 N. 67th Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 572-0080
Grades: K
| 30 students
8632 West Northern Ave
Glendale, AZ 85305
(623) 974-0355
Grades: K-6
| 93 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public middle schools in Glendale, AZ?
The top ranked public middle schools in Glendale, AZ include Sierra Verde Steam Academy, Jefferson Preparatory High School and Mountain Ridge High School.
How many public middle schools are located in Glendale, AZ?
54 public middle schools are located in Glendale, AZ.
What is the racial composition of students in Glendale, AZ?
Glendale, AZ public middle schools minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public middle schools average of 63% (majority Hispanic).

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