Top 10 Best 85040 Arizona Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 5,544 students in 85040, AZ (there are 2 private schools, serving 324 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in 85040, AZ are educated in public schools (compared to the AZ state average of 94%).
The top ranked public schools in 85040, AZ are South Mountain Preparatory Academy, Aim Higher College Prep Academy and Reyes Maria Ruiz Leadership Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 85040 have an average math proficiency score of 16% (versus the Arizona public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 21% (versus the 41% statewide average). Schools in 85040, AZ have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Arizona public schools.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Best 85040, AZ Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
South Mountain Preparatory Academy
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
449 E Southern Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 243-8531
Grades: K-3
| 66 students
Rank: #22.
Aim Higher College Prep Academy
Charter School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4848 S Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 243-7788
Grades: 7-12
| 67 students
Rank: #33.
Reyes Maria Ruiz Leadership Academy
Charter School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4848 S 2nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 243-7788
Grades: K-6
| 440 students
Rank: #44.
Phoenix International Academy
Charter School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4310 E Broadway Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 842-2521
Grades: 3-8
| 102 students
Rank: #55.
Irene Lopez School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4610 S 12th St
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 232-4920
Grades: PK-8
| 471 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Nfl Yet College Prep Academy
Charter School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4848 S 2nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 243-7788
Grades: 7-12
| 344 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
South Phoenix Prep And Arts Academy
Alternative School
Charter School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4039 E Raymond St Ste 3
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(877) 225-2118
Grades: K-4
| 347 students
Rank: #88.
Martin Luther King Early Childhood Center
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4615 S 22nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 232-4910
Grades: PK-3
| 188 students
Rank: #99.
South Valley Prep And Arts School
Alternative School
Charter School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4039 E Raymond St Ste 3
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(877) 225-2118
Grades: 5-8
| 262 students
Rank: #1010.
South Mountain High School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5401 S 7th St
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 764-5000
Grades: 9-12
| 2,143 students
Rank: #1111.
Pioneer Technology & Arts Of Arizona
Charter School
(Math: 6% | Reading: 19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1903 E Roeser Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 305-8865
Grades: K-8
| 428 students
Rank: #1212.
Percy L Julian School
(Math: 8% | Reading: 12%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2149 E Carver Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 232-4950
Grades: 4-8
| 262 students
Rank: #1313.
Cesar E Chavez Community School
(Math: 4% | Reading: 13%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4001 S 3rd St
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 232-4940
Grades: PK-8
| 424 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in 85040 Arizona

85040, Arizona Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
4039 East Raymond St
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 437-3927
Grades: K-8
| 141 students
3146 East Wier Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 243-4800
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
2033 E. Southern Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 268-0275
Grades: K-6
| 403 students
2019 E. Southern Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 305-7700
Grades: 7-8
| 98 students
449 East Southern
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 595-0195
Grades: K-2
| n/a students
1522 E. Southern Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 276-1223
Grades: K-8
| 186 students
1923 East Broadway Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 268-2234
Grades: K-5
| 24 students
4848 S. 2nd St.
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 243-7788
Grades: 4-6
| 206 students
2019 East Southern Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 305-7700
Grades: 9-12
| 5 students
3906 East Braodway, Unit 105
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 453-3661
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
6000 South 7th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 243-4800
Grades: K-8
| 55 students
6401 South 16th St
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 243-4800
Grades: K-8
| 298 students
2019 E. Southern Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 305-7700
Grades: 9-12
| 54 students
1522 E. Southern Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 243-1773
Grades: K-8
| 131 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in 85040, AZ?
How many public schools are located in 85040, AZ?
13 public schools are located in 85040, AZ.
What percentage of students in 85040, AZ go to public school?
94% of all K-12 students in 85040, AZ are educated in public schools (compared to the AZ state average of 94%).
What is the racial composition of students in 85040, AZ?
85040, AZ public schools minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public schools average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

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