Top 10 Best Pima County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 358 public schools serving 143,521 students in Pima County, AZ. Pima County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
The top ranked public schools in Pima County, AZ are University High School, Basis Oro Valley and Basis Oro Valley Primary. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Pima County, AZ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Pima County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of Arizona public schools.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Best Pima County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
University High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
421 N. Arcadia Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 225-6060
Grades: 8-12
| 1,100 students
Rank: #22.
Basis Oro Valley
Charter School
Math: 93% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
11155 N. Oracle Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85737
(520) 308-5220
Grades: 5-12
| 552 students
Rank: #33.
Basis Oro Valley Primary
Charter School
Math: 87% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
11155 N Oracle Rd
Tucson, AZ 85737
(520) 308-5220
Grades: K-6
| 731 students
Rank: #44.
Basis Tucson North
Charter School
Math: 88% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5740 E. River Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85750
(520) 207-0076
Grades: 5-12
| 960 students
Rank: #55.
Basis Tucson Primary
Charter School
Math: 85% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
3825 E. 2nd St
Tucson, AZ 85716
(520) 326-6367
Grades: K-12
| 773 students
Rank: #66.
Ocotillo Ridge Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
10701 S. White Lightning
Vail, AZ 85641
(520) 879-3600
Grades: PK-5
| 697 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Esmond Station School
Math: 85% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
9400 S. Atterbury Wash Way
Tucson, AZ 85747
(520) 879-3400
Grades: PK-8
| 606 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Pcjted - Catalina Foothills High School
Vocational School
Math: 85% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6420 E. Broadway Blvd. Suite A
Tucson, AZ 85710
(520) 745-4588
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Pcjted - Empire High School
Vocational School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6420 E. Broadway Blvd. Suite A
Tucson, AZ 85710
(520) 745-4588
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1010.
Empire High School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10701 E. Maryann Cleveland Way
Benson, AZ 85602
(520) 762-2040
Grades: 9-12
| 707 students
Rank: #1111.
Senita Valley Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10750 East Bilby Road
Vail, AZ 85641
(520) 762-2040
Grades: PK-8
| 692 students
Rank: #1212.
Mesquite Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9455 E. Rita Road
Tucson, AZ 85747
(520) 879-2100
Grades: PK-5
| 647 students
Rank: #1313.
Pcjted - University High School
Vocational School
Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6420 E. Broadway Blvd. Suite A
Tucson, AZ 85710
(520) 745-4588
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1414.
Fruchthendler Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7470 E Cloud Rd
Tucson, AZ 85750
(520) 731-4400
Grades: PK-6
| 357 students
Rank: #1515.
Catalina Foothills High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4300 E Sunrise Dr
Tucson, AZ 85718
(520) 209-8300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,703 students
Rank: #1616.
Sunrise Drive Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
5301 E. Sunrise Drive
Tucson, AZ 85718
(520) 209-7900
Grades: K-5
| 572 students
Rank: #1717.
Pima County Jted At Empire
Vocational School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10701 E. Maryann Cleveland Way
Tucson, AZ 85741
(520) 879-2042
Grades: 9-12
| 1 students
Rank: #1818.
Copper Ridge Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
17650 S Canyon Edge Trail
Vail, AZ 85641
(520) 879-3700
Grades: PK-5
| 365 students
Rank: #1919.
The Innovation Academy
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
825 West Desert Fairways Drive
Tucson, AZ 85755
(520) 696-5149
Grades: K-5
| 316 students
Rank: #2020.
Manzanita School
Math: 70% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3000 E. Manzanita Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85718
(520) 209-7800
Grades: K-5
| 592 students
Rank: #2121.
Vail Academy & High School
Math: 75% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
7762 E. Science Park Dr.
Vail, AZ 85641
(520) 879-1900
Grades: K-12
| 451 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Leman Academy Of Excellence-oro Valley Arizona
Charter School
Math: 75% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1410 W Tangerine Road
Tucson, AZ 85715
(520) 222-8253
Grades: K-8
| 530 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Painted Sky Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12620 N. Woodburne Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85755
(520) 696-3800
Grades: PK-5
| 397 students
Rank: #2424.
Canyon View Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5725 N. Sabino Canyon Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85750
(520) 209-7700
Grades: PK-5
| 425 students
Rank: #2525.
Hermosa Montessori Charter
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12051 E. Ft. Lowell
Tucson, AZ 85749
(520) 749-5518
Grades: K-8
| 232 students
Rank: #2626.
Sycamore Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
16701 S. Houghton Road
Vail, AZ 85641
(520) 762-2040
Grades: PK-5
| 645 students
Rank: #2727.
Sam Hughes Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
700 N. Wilson
Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 225-6060
Grades: PK-5
| 355 students
Rank: #2828.
Legacy Traditional School - Northwest Tucson
Charter School
Math: 68% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3500 West Cortaro Farms Road
Chandler, AZ 85286
(520) 505-3640
Grades: K-8
| 1,192 students
Rank: #2929.
Pcjted - Vail High School
Vocational School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6420 E. Broadway Blvd. Suite A
Tucson, AZ 85710
(520) 745-4588
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: #3030.
Desert Willow Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9400 East Esmond Loop
Tucson, AZ 85747
(520) 762-2040
Grades: PK-5
| 814 students
Rank: #3131.
Academy Of Math And Science
Charter School
Math: 69% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(3)
1557 W Prince Rd
Tucson, AZ 85705
(520) 293-2676
Grades: K-12
| 455 students
Rank: #3232.
Winifred Harelson Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
826 W Chapala Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85704
(520) 696-5000
Grades: K-6
| 516 students
Rank: #3333.
Cottonwood Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9950 East Rees Loop
Vail, AZ 85641
(520) 762-2040
Grades: PK-6
| 559 students
Rank: #3434.
Gladden Farms Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
11745 W. Gladden Farms Drive
Marana, AZ 85653
(520) 682-4749
Grades: PK-6
| 547 students
Rank: #3535.
Ventana Vista Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6085 N Kolb Rd
Tucson, AZ 85750
(520) 209-8000
Grades: K-5
| 548 students
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Pima County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
2846 Drexel Road, Suite 100
Tucson, AZ 85746
(520) 578-2075
Grades: K-5
| 45 students
11279 W Grier Rd
Marana, AZ 85653
(520) 682-4749
Grades: 7-12
| 10 students
2859 East Elvira Rd D
Tucson, AZ 85706
(520) 889-4246
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
825 E. Ft. Lowell Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85718
(520) 407-1200
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3902 North Flowing Wells Road
Tucson, AZ 85705
(520) 407-1200
Grades: K-5
| 59 students
6211 East Speedway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85712
(520) 731-2150
Grades: 5-9
| 40 students
1346 N. Stone Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85706
(520) 620-1100
Grades: K-6
| 186 students
2040 W Omar Drive
Tucson, AZ 85704
(520) 696-5000
Grades: K-6
| n/a students
5660 South 12th Ave
Tucson, AZ 85706
(520) 887-5863
Grades: K-8
| 191 students
40 West Ft. Lowell
Tucson, AZ 85734
(520) 807-9668
Grades: K-7
| 10 students
5901 South Calle Santa Cruz
Tucson, AZ 85746
(520) 206-5000
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
2202 West Anklam Rd
Tucson, AZ 85709
(520) 225-6060
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
8181 East Irvington Bldg E5
Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 225-6060
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
7600 North Shannon Rd Bldg. D
Tucson, AZ 85741
(520) 225-6060
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
802 West Silverlake Rd
Tucson, AZ 85713
(520) 573-1500
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Po Box 248
Sells, AZ 85634
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3067 North Campbell Ave
Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 299-6259
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
450 East Montego Dr
Tucson, AZ 85710
(520) 225-6060
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
2110 West Brichta Dr
Tucson, AZ 85745
(520) 225-6060
Grades: PK-6
| 348 students
Brighter Day Preschool (Closed 2008)
Special Education School
150 E 4th Street
Pima, AZ 85543
(928) 485-2759
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
2120 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 225-2510
Grades: 6-8
| 9 students
2120 East Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 225-6060
Grades: 9
| 17 students
4747 W. Calle Vicam
Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 882-3029
Grades: 9-12
| 71 students
200 North Stone Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 882-3029
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
7777 East Stella Rd
Tucson, AZ 85730
(520) 225-6060
Grades: 6-8
| 443 students
14500 North Oracle Rd.
Catalina, AZ 85738
(520) 818-3484
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
802 West Silverlake Rd
Tucson, AZ 85713
(520) 573-1500
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
3700 E Alvord
Tucson, AZ 85706
(520) 545-4700
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
925 E. Bilby Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85734
(520) 799-8403
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
10673 E. Mira Lane
Tucson, AZ 85747
(520) 762-2040
Grades: K-8
| 105 students
5949 East 29th St
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 225-6060
Grades: PK-5
| 406 students
P. O. Box 11039
Tucson, AZ 85734
(520) 722-8130
Grades: K-8
| 156 students
5757 W. Ajo Highway
Tucson, AZ 85735
(520) 578-2022
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3833 E. 2nd St.
Tucson, AZ 85716
(520) 321-1709
Grades: K-8
| 110 students
1250 W. Continental Rd.
Green Valley, AZ 85614
(520) 837-9758
Grades: K-8
| n/a students
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