Top 10 Best 85086 Arizona Public Schools (2021)

All
(10)
All
(10)
 
High
(2)
High
(2)
 
Middle
(9)
Middle
(9)
 
Elementary
(8)
Elementary
(8)
 
Pre-K
(6)
Pre-K
(6)
 
Charter
(2)
Charter
(2)
 
For the 2021 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 7,645 students in 85086, AZ.
The top ranked public schools in 85086, AZ are Diamond Canyon Elementary School, Anthem School and Canyon Springs. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 85086 have an average math proficiency score of 64% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 44% statewide average). Schools in 85086, AZ have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Arizona public schools.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top 85086, AZ Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Diamond Canyon Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    40004 Liberty Bell Way
    Phoenix, AZ 85086
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: PK-8 | 987 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Anthem School Math: 68% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    41020 N. Freedom Way
    Phoenix, AZ 85086
    (623) 376-3700

    Grades: PK-8 | 623 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Canyon Springs Math: 67% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    40005 N. 45th Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85086
    (623) 376-5280

    Grades: PK-8 | 788 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Boulder Creek High School Math: 62% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    40404 North Gavilan Peak Parkw
    Phoenix, AZ 85086
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: 7-12 | 2,533 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Gavilan Peak Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2701 W. Memorial Dr.
    Phoenix, AZ 85086
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: PK-8 | 722 students
  • Rank: #66.
    West-mec - Boulder Creek High School Vocational School
    Math: 61% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    40404 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway
    Phoenix, AZ 85086
    (623) 445-8600

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #77.
    Sunset Ridge Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    35707 N. 33rd Lane
    Phoenix, AZ 85086
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: PK-8 | 793 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Amcs At Anthem Dba Caurus Academy Charter School
    Math: 63% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    41900 N. 42nd Ave., Unit 110
    Phoenix, AZ 85086
    (623) 551-5083

    Grades: K-8 | 394 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Desert Mountain School Math: 59% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    35959 N. 7th Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85086
    (623) 445-5000

    Grades: PK-8 | 594 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Stepping Stones Academy Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    35812 North 7th Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85086
    (623) 465-4910

    Grades: K-8 | 211 students
Recent Articles
While students are enjoying time off this summer, school district officials across the country are grappling with the issues associated with Common Core Standards, as well as plenty of opposition from parents and teachers.
As more schools return to in-person learning, teachers and parents find themselves dealing with the trauma and stress created by the pandemic.
After more than a year of remote learning, schools are finally returning to in-person instruction but how has the pandemic changed the face of public education and what will it look like moving forward?