Top 10 Best Maricopa County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 1217 public schools serving 722,401 students in Maricopa County, AZ. Maricopa County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
The top ranked public schools in Maricopa County, AZ are Mesa Academy For Advanced Studies, Arizona College Prep Oakland Campus and Knox Gifted Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Maricopa County, AZ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Maricopa County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Arizona public schools.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Best Maricopa County 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.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
Basis Chandler
Charter School
Math: 95% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4825 S. Arizona Ave
Chandler, AZ 85248
(480) 907-6072
Grades: 5-12
| 951 students
Rank: #88.
Basis Scottsdale
Charter School
Math: 93% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
10400 N. 128th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
(480) 451-7500
Grades: 4-12
| 1,148 students
Rank: #99.
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: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Basis Chandler Primary- South Campus
Charter School
Math: 95% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
204 W. Chandler Heights Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85248
(520) 219-6000
Grades: K-5
| 464 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Basis Phoenix
Charter School
Math: 92% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
11850 N. 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85028
(602) 595-9870
Grades: 5-12
| 787 students
Rank: #1212.
Khalsa Montessori Elementary School - Phoenix
Charter School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2536 N. 3rd Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(602) 252-3799
Grades: K-6
| 149 students
Rank: #1313.
Evit - Arizona College Prep Erie Campus
Vocational School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1150 W. Erie St.
Chandler, AZ 85224
(480) 424-8000
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1414.
Basis Chandler Primary - North Campus
Charter School
Math: 90% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1800 E. Chandler Blvd.
Chandler, AZ 85225
(520) 219-6000
Grades: K-4
| 577 students
Rank: #1515.
Basis Peoria
Charter School
Math: 90% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
25950 North Lake Pleasant Park
Peoria, AZ 85383
(623) 566-9100
Grades: 5-12
| 831 students
Rank: #1616.
Chandler Traditional Academy - Independence
Math: 88% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1405 W. Lake Dr.
Chandler, AZ 85248
(480) 224-2700
Grades: PK-6
| 827 students
Rank: #1717.
Basis Peoria Primary
Charter School
Math: 89% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
25950 North Lake Pleasant Park
Peoria, AZ 85383
(623) 251-1504
Grades: K-4
| 627 students
Rank: #1818.
Bridges Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5205 S. Soboba St
Gilbert, AZ 85298
(480) 279-7000
Grades: K-6
| 708 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
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: #19 - 2019. - 20.
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: #2121.
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: #2222.
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: #2323.
Basis Ahwatukee
Charter School
Math: 91% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10210 S. 50th Place
Phoenix, AZ 85044
(480) 659-2294
Grades: 3-12
| 769 students
Rank: #2424.
Franklin At Brimhall Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4949 E. Southern Ave.
Mesa, AZ 85206
(480) 472-2600
Grades: PK-6
| 885 students
Rank: #2525.
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: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Basis Mesa
Charter School
Math: 86% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5010 S. Eastmark Parkway
Mesa, AZ 85212
(602) 239-4807
Grades: 3-12
| 622 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Sequoya Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11808 N. 64th St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
(480) 484-6100
Grades: K-5
| 498 students
Rank: #2828.
Basis Scottsdale Primary
Charter School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11735 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
(520) 219-6000
Grades: K-5
| 550 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Fireside Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3725 E. Love Cactus Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85050
(602) 449-4700
Grades: PK-6
| 805 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
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: #3131.
Basis Phoenix Primary
Charter School
Math: 86% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11850 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85028
(602) 595-0910
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
Rank: #3232.
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: #3333.
Basis Goodyear
Charter School
Math: 90% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
15800 W Sherman Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
(480) 276-8592
Grades: 5-10
| 217 students
Rank: #3434.
Great Hearts Academies - Archway Scottsdale
Charter School
Math: 83% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
7496 East Tierra Buena Lane
Phoenix, AZ 85018
(602) 438-7045
Grades: K-12
| 399 students
Rank: #3535.
Madison Traditional Academy
Math: 87% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
925 E. Maryland Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85014
(602) 745-4001
Grades: PK-8
| 804 students
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Maricopa County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
3900 East Camelback Rd 605
Phoenix, AZ 85018
(480) 833-8899
Grades: 9-12
| 6 students
3900 West Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85018
(480) 833-8899
Grades: 9-12
| 9 students
1350 S. Longmore Suite 39
Phoenix, AZ 85020
(480) 833-8899
Grades: 9-12
| 13 students
2100 West Indian School Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85015
(602) 274-0422
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
13002 North 33rd Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85029
(602) 843-0681
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
425 North 36th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008
(602) 389-4271
Grades: K-8
| 83 students
735 E Fillmore St.
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 257-4843
Grades: 7-8
| n/a students
2301 West Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85015
(602) 257-3790
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
1624 West Adams - Education Sy
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Grades: 5-12
| 28 students
2716 North Dobson Rd
Chandler, AZ 85224
(480) 559-9224
Grades: K-9
| n/a students
3802 West Maryland
Phoenix, AZ 85019
(602) 246-0578
Grades: 9-10
| 133 students
1313 W Medina
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 472-0200
Grades: K-6
| n/a students
4508 W Northern
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 435-6000
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3820 E. Ray Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85044
(480) 961-2214
Grades: K-7
| 60 students
1333 W. Camelback Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 532-0100
Grades: K-11
| 183 students
1837 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(602) 340-1100
Grades: K-11
| 214 students
4730 W. Campbell
Phoenix, AZ 85031
(623) 848-8646
Grades: 4-8
| 1,102 students
1801 S 12th St
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(602) 257-3915
Grades: K-6
| 323 students
2920 North 7th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85014
(602) 222-9278
Grades: K-8
| 34 students
99 E. Virginia Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(602) 476-1320
Grades: 7-12
| 965 students
10620 N. 43rd Ave
Glendale, AZ 85304
(602) 978-0011
Grades: K-6
| 32 students
251 North Roosevelt Ave
Chandler, AZ 85226
(480) 940-5200
Grades: K-6
| 22 students
1810 S. Louis Street
Mesa, AZ 85210
(602) 506-2707
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
99 E. Virginia Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(602) 476-1320
Grades: K-12
| 3,632 students
7214 East Jenan Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
(602) 437-3927
Grades: K-4
| 168 students
4039 East Raymond St
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 437-3927
Grades: K-8
| 141 students
7310 North 27th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85051
(602) 424-1830
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
P.o. Box 3000
Goodyear, AZ 85338
(623) 853-0304
Grades: 9-10
| 6 students
6110 S. Sagewood St.
Mesa, AZ 85212
(480) 727-5750
Grades: 5-8
| n/a students
500 W Guadalupe Rd
Tempe, AZ 85283
(480) 752-3560
Grades: 9-12
| 17 students
4222 N 51st Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85031
(623) 691-1750
Grades: 6
| 438 students
123 North 13th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(602) 257-3898
Grades: PK-8
| n/a students
7303 East Earl Dr
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
(877) 202-0338
Grades: 7-12
| 1 students
4710 E. Baseline Road
Mesa, AZ 85206
(480) 325-1299
Grades: K-12
| 155 students
13636 North 100th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
(480) 484-7700
Grades: PK-6
| 624 students
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