Top 10 Best 85020 Arizona Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 4,567 students in 85020, AZ (there are 5 private schools, serving 720 private students). 86% of all K-12 students in 85020, AZ are educated in public schools (compared to the AZ state average of 94%).
The top ranked public schools in 85020, AZ are Madison Richard Simis School, Madison Heights Elementary School and Montessori Day Public Schools Chartered - Mountainside. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 85020 have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the Arizona public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in 85020, AZ have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Arizona public schools.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Best 85020, AZ Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Madison Richard Simis School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7302 N 10th St
Phoenix, AZ 85020
(602) 664-7300
Grades: PK-4
| 844 students
Rank: #22.
Madison Heights Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7150 N 22nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85020
(602) 664-7800
Grades: PK-4
| 640 students
Rank: #33.
Montessori Day Public Schools Chartered - Mountainside
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9215 N 14th St
Phoenix, AZ 85020
(602) 943-7672
Grades: K-8
| 191 students
Rank: #44.
Mission Heights Preparatory High School
Charter School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1376 E Cottonwood Ln
Phoenix, AZ 85020
(520) 836-9383
Grades: 9-12
| 432 students
Rank: #55.
Glenview College Preparatory High School
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3802 W Maryland Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85020
(602) 841-1221
Grades: 9-12
| 505 students
Rank: #66.
Havasu Preparatory Academy
Charter School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3155 Maricopa Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85020
(928) 854-4011
Grades: K-8
| 206 students
Rank: #77.
Desert View Elementary School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
8621 N 3rd St
Phoenix, AZ 85020
(602) 347-4000
Grades: PK-6
| 583 students
Rank: #88.
Sunnyslope Elementary School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
245 E Mountain View Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85020
(602) 347-4300
Grades: K-8
| 675 students
Rank: #99.
Franklin Phonetic Primary School-sunnyslope
Charter School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
9317 N 2nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85020
(602) 870-6674
Grades: K-6
| 78 students
Rank: #1010.
South Pointe Junior High School
Alternative School
Charter School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
217 E Olympic Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85020
(602) 243-8496
Grades: 6-8
| 153 students
Rank: #1111.
Colegio Petite Arizona
Charter School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
850 N Morley Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85020
(520) 222-9213
Grades: K-5
| 260 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in 85020 Arizona

85020, Arizona Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1350 S. Longmore Suite 39
Phoenix, AZ 85020
(480) 833-8899
Grades: 9-12
| 13 students
10443 N Cave Creek Road
Phoenix, AZ 85020
(602) 568-5565
Grades: 9-12
| 90 students
19602 N 23rd Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85020
(602) 944-2097
Grades: K-8
| 121 students
7000 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85020
(602) 943-4986
Grades: 1-8
| 133 students
7000 N. Central Ave. Building
Phoenix, AZ 85020
(602) 943-4986
Grades: 1-8
| 107 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in 85020, AZ?
How many public schools are located in 85020, AZ?
11 public schools are located in 85020, AZ.
What percentage of students in 85020, AZ go to public school?
86% of all K-12 students in 85020, AZ are educated in public schools (compared to the AZ state average of 94%).
What is the racial composition of students in 85020, AZ?
85020, AZ public schools minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public schools average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

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