Top 10 Best Arizona Special Education Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 19 special education public high schools serving 1,057 students in Arizona.
The top ranked special education public high schools in Arizona are Mary Meredith K-12 School, Sunflower School and Rillito Center. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Arizona special education public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 14% (versus the Arizona public high school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 13% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Arizona special education public high school have a Graduation Rate of 50%, which is less than the Arizona average of 76%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Asdb - Phoenix Day School For The Deaf, with ≥50% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Arizona or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public high school average of 63% (majority Hispanic).

Best Arizona Special Education Public High Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Mary Meredith K-12 School
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
755 N Magnolia Ave
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 232-8200
Grades: K-12
| 27 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Sunflower School
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5490 W Paradise Ln
Glendale, AZ 85306
(623) 412-5050
Grades: PK-12
| 24 students
Rank: #33.
Rillito Center
Special Education School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
266 E Pastime Rd
Tucson, AZ 85705
(520) 696-6420
Grades: PK-12
| 75 students
Rank: #44.
Kelly
Special Education School
Charter School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1648 S 16th St
Mesa, AZ 85204
(602) 712-0500
Grades: K-12
| 31 students
Rank: #55.
Vista Peak
Special Education School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
19825 N 15th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85027
(623) 445-3900
Grades: PK-12
| 64 students
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Asdb - Tucson Campus
Special Education School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 W Speedway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85754
(520) 770-3458
Grades: K-12
| 106 students
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Edkey Inc. - Sequoia Deaf School
Special Education School
Charter School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1460 S Horne
Mesa, AZ 85204
(480) 890-4001
Grades: K-12
| 58 students
Rank: #6 - 86. - 8.
Roadrunner School
Special Education School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
16428 N 21st St.
Phoenix, AZ 85022
(602) 449-2600
Grades: PK-12
| 202 students
Rank: #99.
Arizona Autism Charter School Upper School Campus
Special Education School
Charter School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4125 N. 14th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85014
(602) 882-5544
Grades: 5-12
| 172 students
Rank: #1010.
Asdb - Phoenix Day School For The Deaf
Special Education School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
7654 N 19th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(602) 771-5400
Grades: PK-12
| 242 students
Rank: n/an/a
A. C. E.
Special Education School
11279 W Grier Rd
Marana, AZ 85653
(520) 682-4773
Grades: 7-12
| 10 students
Rank: n/an/a
Arizona Autism Charter - Online High School
Special Education School
Charter School
4125 N 14th St
Phoenix, AZ 85014
(602) 882-5544
Grades: 9-12
| 20 students
Rank: n/an/a
Asdb - Distance Itinerant Service Program
Special Education School
1607 Navajo Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85754
(520) 770-3458
Grades: PK-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Asdb - Region 1
Special Education School
1000 E Butler Ave Ste 115
Tucson, AZ 85754
(520) 770-3458
Grades: PK-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Asdb - Region 2
Special Education School
8055 N 24th Ave Ste 103
Tucson, AZ 85754
(520) 770-3458
Grades: PK-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Asdb - Region 3
Special Education School
1200 W Speedway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85754
(520) 770-3458
Grades: PK-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Cottonwood Education Services
Special Education School
301 N Willard St
Cottonwood, AZ 86326
(928) 634-2288
Grades: PK-12
| 26 students
Rank: n/an/a
Nueva Vista School / Arizona State Hospital
Special Education School
2500 E Van Buren St # G1181
Phoenix, AZ 85008
(602) 244-1331
Grades: K-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Southwest Region
Special Education School
1047 S 4th Ave Fl 2
Tucson, AZ 85754
(520) 770-3458
Grades: PK-12
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked special education public high schools in Arizona?
The top ranked special education public high schools in Arizona include Mary Meredith K-12 School, Sunflower School and Rillito Center.
How many special education public high schools are located in Arizona?
19 special education public high schools are located in Arizona.
What is the racial composition of students in Arizona?
Arizona special education public high schools minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Arizona public high schools average of 63% (majority Hispanic).

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