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For the 2021 school year, there are 458 public schools serving 253,618 students in Phoenix, AZ. Phoenix has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
The top ranked public schools in Phoenix, AZ are Phoenix Union Bioscience High School, Great Hearts Academies - Archway Scottsdale and Basis Phoenix. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Phoenix, AZ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 44% statewide average). Schools in Phoenix have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Arizona public schools.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Phoenix, AZ Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    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: #22.
    Great Hearts Academies - Archway Scottsdale Charter School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    7496 East Tierra Buena Lane
    Phoenix, AZ 85018
    (602) 438-7045

    Grades: K-12 | 399 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Basis Phoenix Charter School
    Math: 89% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    11850 N. 32nd St
    Phoenix, AZ 85028
    (602) 595-9870

    Grades: 5-12 | 787 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Kyrene De La Sierra School Math: 90% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1122 E Liberty Lane
    Phoenix, AZ 85048
    (480) 541-1000

    Grades: PK-5 | 547 students
  • Rank: #55.
    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: #66.
    Alhambra Traditional School Math: 93% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3736 W Osborn Rd
    Phoenix, AZ 85019
    (602) 484-8816

    Grades: K-8 | 710 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Madison Traditional Academy Math: 84% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    925 E. Maryland Ave
    Phoenix, AZ 85014
    (602) 745-4001

    Grades: PK-8 | 804 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Fireside Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3725 E. Love Cactus Drive
    Phoenix, AZ 85050
    (602) 449-4700

    Grades: PK-6 | 805 students
  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Great Hearts Academies - Archway Chandler Charter School
    Math: 88% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1951 North Alma School Road
    Phoenix, AZ 85018
    (480) 855-6474

    Grades: K-12 | 532 students
  • Rank: #9-109.- 10.
    Khalsa Montessori Elementary School - Phoenix Charter School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2536 N. 3rd Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85004
    (602) 252-3799

    Grades: K-6 | 149 students
  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.
    Aaec - Paradise Valley Charter School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    17811 North 32nd Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602) 243-8004

    Grades: 9-12 | 313 students
  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.
    Arizona Agribusiness & Equine Center - Estrella Charter School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3400 Dysart Rd
    Phoenix, AZ 85007
    (623) 535-0754

    Grades: 9-12 | 400 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Hopi Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5110 E. Lafayette Blvd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85018
    (480) 484-6100

    Grades: K-5 | 826 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Adams Traditional Academy Charter School
    Math: 85% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2323 W. Parkside Lane
    Phoenix, AZ 85027
    (602) 938-5517

    Grades: K-8 | 646 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Great Hearts Academies - Archway Arete Charter School
    Math: 83% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4525 E. Baseline Road
    Phoenix, AZ 85018
    (602) 438-7045

    Grades: K-5 | 534 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Kyrene De Los Cerritos School Math: 87% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    14620 S. Desert Foothills Pkwy
    Phoenix, AZ 85048
    (480) 541-1000

    Grades: PK-5 | 526 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Benchmark School Charter School
    Math: 80% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4120 E. Acoma Dr.
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602) 765-3582

    Grades: K-6 | 405 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Kyrene De Los Lagos School Alternative School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    17001 S 34th Way
    Phoenix, AZ 85048
    (480) 541-3200

    Grades: PK-5 | 466 students
  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Great Hearts Academies - Archway Glendale Charter School
    Math: 84% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    23276 N. 83rd Ave.
    Phoenix, AZ 85018
    (602) 438-7045

    Grades: K-5 | 520 students
  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Great Hearts Academies - Archway Lincoln Charter School
    Math: 84% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2250 S. Gilbert Rd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85009
    (602) 438-7045

    Grades: K-5 | 673 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Desert Trails Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    4315 East Cashman Dr.
    Phoenix, AZ 85050
    (602) 449-4100

    Grades: PK-7 | 576 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Great Hearts Academies - Chandler Prep Charter School
    Math: 81% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1951 N. Alma School Rd., G-62
    Phoenix, AZ 85018
    (602) 438-7045

    Grades: K-12 | 728 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Kyrene Monte Vista School Math: 81% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    15221 S Ray Rd
    Phoenix, AZ 85048
    (480) 541-4400

    Grades: PK-5 | 651 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Great Hearts Academies - North Phoenix Prep Charter School
    Math: 76% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    13613 N Cave Creek Rd. Buildin
    Phoenix, AZ 85018
    (602) 438-7045

    Grades: 7-12 | 395 students
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Great Hearts Academies - Archway Trivium West Charter School
    Math: 78% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2001 N. Bullard Ave.
    Phoenix, AZ 85018
    (602) 438-7045

    Grades: K-12 | 536 students
  • Rank: #25-2625.- 26.
    Great Hearts Academies - Scottsdale Prep Charter School
    Math: 81% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    16537/16576 N. 92nd Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85018
    (480) 776-1970

    Grades: 5-12 | 829 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    North Ranch Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    16406 N. 61st Place
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602) 449-6400

    Grades: PK-6 | 524 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Keystone Montessori Charter School Charter School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1025 E. Liberty Lane
    Phoenix, AZ 85048
    (480) 460-7312

    Grades: 1-9 | 211 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Sonoran Sky Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    12990 North 75th Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602) 449-6500

    Grades: PK-6 | 711 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Reid Traditional Schools' Valley Academy Charter School
    Math: 73% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1520 West Rose Garden Lane
    Phoenix, AZ 85027
    (623) 516-7747

    Grades: K-8 | 767 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Desert Vista High School Math: 76% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    16440 S 32nd St
    Phoenix, AZ 85048
    (480) 839-0292

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,978 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Great Hearts Academies - Glendale Prep Charter School
    Math: 71% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    23276 N. 83rd Ave.
    Phoenix, AZ 85018
    (623) 889-0822

    Grades: 6-12 | 538 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Great Hearts Academies - Anthem Prep Charter School
    Math: 72% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    39808 N. Gavilan Peak Pkwy.
    Phoenix, AZ 85018
    (602) 438-7045

    Grades: K-12 | 795 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Basis Phoenix Central Primary Charter School
    Math: 77% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    201 E. Indianola Ave.
    Phoenix, AZ 85012
    (480) 289-2088

    Grades: K-12 | 898 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Horizon Honors Elementary School Charter School
    Math: 69% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    16233 South 48th Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85048
    (480) 659-3100

    Grades: K-6 | 821 students
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