Top 10 Best Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Schools in Arizona (2024)

Public schools in Arizona achieve an average reading/language arts proficiency of 41% (2024).
The public schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Arizona is University High School with ≥95%.
RLA Proficiency Range: 79% 95% Avg. RLA Proficiency: 85%

Top Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Schools in Arizona (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
RLA Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
University High School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
9419 W Van Buren St
Tolleson, AZ 85353
(623) 478-4380
Rank: #22.
University High School
(Math: ≥99% | Reading: 95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 95%
Grades: 8-12
421 N Arcadia Ave
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 232-5900
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Gilbert Classical 7-12
(Math: 88% | Reading: 94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 94%
Grades: 7-12
55 N Greenfield Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 497-4034
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Mesa For Advanced Studies
(Math: 86% | Reading: 94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 94%
Grades: 4-9
6919 E Brown Rd
Mesa, AZ 85207
(480) 308-7400
Rank: #55.
Weinberg Gifted Academy
(Math: 90% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 92%
Grades: PK-6
5245 S Val Vista Dr
Gilbert, AZ 85298
(480) 812-6600
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Arizona College Prep High School
(Math: 92% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 90%
Grades: 7-12
4477 S Gilbert Rd
Chandler, AZ 85249
(480) 424-8700
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Arizona College Prep Middle School
(Math: 92% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 90%
Grades: 6-8
1150 W Erie St
Chandler, AZ 85224
(480) 883-5400
Rank: #88.
Franklin Junior High School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 88%
Grades: 7-8
4949 E Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85206
(480) 472-8990
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Basis Chandler
Charter School
(Math: 91% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 87%
Grades: 5-12
4825 S Arizona Ave
Chandler, AZ 85248
(480) 907-6072
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Basis Phoenix
Charter School
(Math: 90% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 87%
Grades: 5-12
11850 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85028
(602) 595-9870
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Basis Oro Valley
Charter School
(Math: 87% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 86%
Grades: 5-12
11155 N Oracle Rd
Tucson, AZ 85737
(520) 308-5220
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Basis Scottsdale Primary - East Campus
Charter School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 86%
Grades: K-4
7214 E Jenan Dr
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
(480) 900-1858
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Neely Traditional Academy
(Math: 83% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 86%
Grades: PK-6
500 E Houston Ave
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 892-2805
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Chandler Traditional - Independence
(Math: 92% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: PK-6
1405 W Lake Dr
Chandler, AZ 85248
(480) 224-2700
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Fireside Elementary School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: PK-6
3725 E. Love Cactus Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(602) 449-4700
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Haven Montessori Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: K-6
621 W Clay Ave
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
(928) 522-0985
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Khalsa Montessori Elementary School - Phoenix
Charter School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: K-8
2536 N 3rd St
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(602) 252-3759
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Basis Chandler Primary - North Campus
Charter School
(Math: 85% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 84%
Grades: K-4
1800 E Chandler Blvd
Chandler, AZ 85225
(480) 798-6447
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Basis Scottsdale
Charter School
(Math: 90% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 84%
Grades: 4-12
10400 N 128th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
(480) 451-7500
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Franklin At Brimhall Elementary School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 84%
Grades: PK-6
4949 E Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85206
(480) 472-2600
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Vista Del Sur Accelerated
(Math: 75% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 84%
Grades: PK-8
3908 W South Mountain Rd
Laveen, AZ 85339
(602) 237-3046
Rank: #22 - 2822. - 28.
Basis Chandler Primary- South Campus
Charter School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: K-5
204 W. Chandler Heights Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85248
(480) 494-2200
Rank: #22 - 2822. - 28.
Basis Scottsdale Primary - West Campus
Charter School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: K-4
7496 E Tierra Buena Ln
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
(480) 900-1858
Rank: #22 - 2822. - 28.
Bright Beginnings School #1
Charter School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: K-6
400 N Andersen Blvd
Chandler, AZ 85224
(480) 821-1404
Rank: #22 - 2822. - 28.
Katherine Mecham Barney Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: PK-6
19684 S. 225th Pl
Queen Creek, AZ 85142
(480) 987-7490
Rank: #22 - 2822. - 28.
Keystone Montessori Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: 1-9
1025 E Liberty Ln
Phoenix, AZ 85048
(480) 460-7312
Rank: #22 - 2822. - 28.
Khalsa School
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: K-8
3701 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ 85718
(520) 529-3611
Rank: #22 - 2822. - 28.
Phoenix Union Bioscience High School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: 9-12
512 E Pierce St
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(602) 764-5600
Rank: #2929.
Basis Oro Valley Primary
Charter School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 82%
Grades: K-6
11155 N Oracle Rd
Tucson, AZ 85737
(520) 812-5900
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Basis Tucson Primary
Charter School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 81%
Grades: K-12
3825 E 2nd St
Tucson, AZ 85716
(520) 326-6367
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Great Hearts Academies - Archway Chandler
Charter School
(Math: 87% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 81%
Grades: K-12
1951 N Alma School Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(480) 855-6474
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Basis Peoria Primary
Charter School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 80%
Grades: K-4
25950 N Lake Pleasant Pkwy
Peoria, AZ 85383
(623) 251-1504
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Cherokee Elementary School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 80%
Grades: PK-5
8801 N 56th St
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
(480) 484-8700
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Great Hearts Academies - Archway Lincoln
Charter School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 80%
Grades: K-5
2250 S Gilbert Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(480) 424-1798
Rank: #35 - 3835. - 38.
Basis Peoria
Charter School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 79%
Grades: 5-12
25950 N Lake Pleasant Pkwy
Peoria, AZ 85383
(623) 566-9100
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Arizona average public schools reading/language arts proficiency?
The Arizona average public schools reading/language arts proficiency is 41%% for 2024.
What are the public schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Arizona?
The best top ranked public schools in Arizona include University High School, University High School and Gilbert Classical 7-12.
What is public high school and public elementary school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Arizona?
The public high school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Arizona is University High School, with a value of ≥95%. The public elementary school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency is Mesa For Advanced Studies, with a value of 94%.

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