Top 10 Best Surprise Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public high schools serving 8,298 students in Surprise, AZ.
The top ranked public high schools in Surprise, AZ are Northwest Campus, Highland Prep and Paradise Honors High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Surprise, AZ public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the Arizona public high school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 45% statewide average). High schools in Surprise have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Arizona public high schools.
Surprise, AZ public high school have a Graduation Rate of 94%, which is more than the Arizona average of 77%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Shadow Ridge High School, with 96% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Arizona or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public high school average of 63% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public High Schools in Surprise, AZ (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Northwest Campus
Vocational School
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: ≥80% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
13201 W Grand Ave
Surprise, AZ 85374
(623) 877-6915
Grades: 10-12
| 22 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Highland Prep
Charter School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15600 W Hearn Rd.
Surprise, AZ 85379
(623) 300-8385
Grades: 9-12
| 496 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Paradise Honors High School
Charter School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12775 N 175th Ave
Surprise, AZ 85388
(623) 455-7400
Grades: 9-12
| 949 students
Rank: #44.
Willow Canyon High School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
17901 W Lundberg St
Surprise, AZ 85388
(623) 523-8000
Grades: 7-12
| 1,784 students
Rank: #55.
West-mec - Shadow Ridge High School
Vocational School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 59% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10909 N Perryville Rd
Surprise, AZ 85388
(623) 523-5100
Grades: 9-12
| 1 students
Rank: #66.
Shadow Ridge High School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
10909 N Perryville Rd
Surprise, AZ 85388
(623) 523-5100
Grades: 7-12
| 2,366 students
Rank: #77.
Dysart Ischool
(Math: 55% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
15802 N Parkview Pl
Surprise, AZ 85374
(623) 876-7872
Grades: 7-12
| 181 students
Rank: #88.
West-mec - Willow Canyon High School
Vocational School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
17901 W Lundberg St
Surprise, AZ 85388
(623) 523-8000
Grades: 9-12
| 21 students
Rank: #99.
West-mec - Valley Vista High School
Vocational School
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 40-59% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
15550 N Parkview Pl
Surprise, AZ 85374
(623) 523-8800
Grades: 9-12
| 1 students
Rank: #1010.
Valley Vista High School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
15550 N Parkview Pl
Surprise, AZ 85374
(623) 523-8800
Grades: 7-12
| 2,477 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Surprise, Arizona

Surprise, Arizona Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
23251 North 166th Dr
Surprise, AZ 85387
(623) 876-7000
Grades: K-8
| 377 students
16025 North Dysart
Surprise, AZ 85374
(623) 875-5975
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
P.o. Box 1989
Surprise, AZ 85378
(623) 875-5975
Grades: 9-12
| 97 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public high schools in Surprise, AZ?
The top ranked public high schools in Surprise, AZ include Northwest Campus, Highland Prep and Paradise Honors High School.
How many public high schools are located in Surprise, AZ?
10 public high schools are located in Surprise, AZ.
What is the racial composition of students in Surprise, AZ?
Surprise, AZ public high schools minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public high schools average of 63% (majority Hispanic).

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