Top 10 Best Public Schools in Arizona (2021)

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The top ranked public schools in Arizona state are listed below (2021).
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Arizona is 45%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 44%.
The top ranked public schools in Arizona are University High School, Knox Gifted Academy and Gilbert Classical Academy High School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Paradise Valley, Vail and Scottsdale.

Top Ranked Public Schools in Arizona (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    University High SchoolMath: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 8-12421 N. Arcadia Blvd.
    TucsonAZ 85711
    (520) 225-6060

  • Rank: #22.
    Knox Gifted AcademyMath: 97% | Reading: 96%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 97% (Top 1%) Reading: 96% (Top 1%)Math: 97% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 96% (Top 1%)
    Grades: PK-6700 W Orchid Ln
    ChandlerAZ 85225
    (480) 812-7000

  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Gilbert Classical Academy High SchoolMath: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: ≥95% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 8-1255 N. Greenfield Rd.
    GilbertAZ 85234
    (480) 497-4024

  • Rank: #3-43.-4.
    Mesa Academy For Advanced StudiesMath: 95% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 95% (Top 1%) Reading: 98% (Top 1%)Math: 95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 98% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 4-96919 E. Brown Rd.
    MesaAZ 85207
    (480) 308-7400

  • Rank: #55.
    Phoenix Union Bioscience High SchoolMath: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: ≥95% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12512 East Pierce Street
    PhoenixAZ 85004
    (602) 764-5600

  • Rank: #66.
    Basis Oro ValleyCharter School
    Math: 93% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 93% (Top 1%) Reading: 93% (Top 1%)Math: 93% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 5-1211155 N. Oracle Rd.
    TucsonAZ 85737
    (520) 308-5220

  • Rank: #77.
    Arizona College Prep Oakland CampusMath: 96% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 96% (Top 1%) Reading: 90% (Top 1%)Math: 96% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-8191 West Oakland
    ChandlerAZ 85225
    (480) 224-3930

  • Rank: #88.
    University High SchoolMath: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-129419 West Van Buren Street
    TollesonAZ 85353
    (623) 478-4380

  • Rank: #99.
    Arizona College Prep Erie CampusMath: 94% | Reading: 91%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 94% (Top 1%) Reading: 91% (Top 1%)Math: 94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 7-121150 W. Erie
    ChandlerAZ 85224
    (480) 883-5270

  • Rank: #1010.
    Basis ChandlerCharter School
    Math: 95% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 95% (Top 1%) Reading: 90% (Top 1%)Math: 95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 5-124825 S. Arizona Ave
    ChandlerAZ 85248
    (480) 907-6072

  • Rank: #1111.
    Great Hearts Academies - Archway ScottsdaleCharter School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-127496 East Tierra Buena Lane
    PhoenixAZ 85018
    (602) 438-7045

  • Rank: #1212.
    Basis ScottsdaleCharter School
    Math: 93% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 93% (Top 1%) Reading: 90% (Top 1%)Math: 93% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 4-1210400 N. 128th St
    ScottsdaleAZ 85259
    (480) 451-7500

  • Rank: #1313.
    Basis PeoriaCharter School
    Math: 93% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 93% (Top 1%) Reading: 87% (Top 1%)Math: 93% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 5-1225950 North Lake Pleasant Park
    PeoriaAZ 85383
    (623) 566-9100

  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Basis Chandler Primary- South CampusCharter School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-5204 W. Chandler Heights Rd.
    ChandlerAZ 85248
    (520) 219-6000

  • Rank: #14-1514.- 15.
    Basis Scottsdale PrimaryCharter School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-511735 N. Scottsdale Rd.
    ScottsdaleAZ 85254
    (520) 219-6000

  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Basis PhoenixCharter School
    Math: 89% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 89% (Top 5%) Reading: 90% (Top 1%)Math: 89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 5-1211850 N. 32nd St
    PhoenixAZ 85028
    (602) 595-9870

  • Rank: #16-1716.- 17.
    Franklin Junior High SchoolMath: 90% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90% (Top 1%) Reading: 89% (Top 1%)Math: 90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 7-94949 E. Southern Ave.
    MesaAZ 85206
    (480) 472-2600

  • Rank: #1818.
    Basis Oro Valley PrimaryCharter School
    Math: 91% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 91% (Top 1%) Reading: 85% (Top 5%)Math: 91% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-611155 N Oracle Rd
    TucsonAZ 85737
    (520) 308-5220

  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Chandler Traditional Academy - IndependenceMath: 90% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90% (Top 1%) Reading: 85% (Top 5%)Math: 90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-61405 W. Lake Dr.
    ChandlerAZ 85248
    (480) 224-2700

  • Rank: #19-2019.- 20.
    Kyrene De La Sierra SchoolMath: 90% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90% (Top 1%) Reading: 85% (Top 5%)Math: 90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-51122 E Liberty Lane
    PhoenixAZ 85048
    (480) 541-1000

  • Rank: #2121.
    Pcjted - Catalina Foothills High SchoolVocational School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-126420 E. Broadway Blvd. Suite A
    TucsonAZ 85710
    (520) 745-4588

  • Rank: #2222.
    Basis Peoria PrimaryCharter School
    Math: 90% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 90% (Top 1%) Reading: 83% (Top 5%)Math: 90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-425950 North Lake Pleasant Park
    PeoriaAZ 85383
    (623) 251-1504

  • Rank: #2323.
    Basis MesaCharter School
    Math: 87% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 87% (Top 5%) Reading: 85% (Top 5%)Math: 87% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 3-125010 S. Eastmark Parkway
    MesaAZ 85212
    (602) 239-4807

  • Rank: #2424.
    Basis AhwatukeeCharter School
    Math: 91% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 91% (Top 1%) Reading: 82% (Top 5%)Math: 91% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 3-1210210 S. 50th Place
    PhoenixAZ 85044
    (480) 659-2294

  • Rank: #2525.
    Basis Tucson NorthCharter School
    Math: 89% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 89% (Top 5%) Reading: 83% (Top 5%)Math: 89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 5-125740 E. River Rd.
    TucsonAZ 85750
    (520) 207-0076

  • Rank: #2626.
    Candeo PeoriaCharter School
    Math: 87% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 87% (Top 5%) Reading: 83% (Top 5%)Math: 87% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-89965 W. Calle Lejos
    PeoriaAZ 85383
    (623) 979-6500

  • Rank: #2727.
    Alhambra Traditional SchoolMath: 93% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 93% (Top 1%) Reading: 80% (Top 5%)Math: 93% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-83736 W Osborn Rd
    PhoenixAZ 85019
    (602) 484-8816

  • Rank: #2828.
    Franklin At Brimhall Elementary SchoolMath: 86% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 86% (Top 5%) Reading: 83% (Top 5%)Math: 86% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-64949 E. Southern Ave.
    MesaAZ 85206
    (480) 472-2600

  • Rank: #2929.
    Madison Traditional AcademyMath: 84% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 84% (Top 5%) Reading: 86% (Top 5%)Math: 84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-8925 E. Maryland Ave
    PhoenixAZ 85014
    (602) 745-4001

  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Bridges Elementary SchoolMath: 86% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 86% (Top 5%) Reading: 82% (Top 5%)Math: 86% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-65205 S. Soboba St
    GilbertAZ 85298
    (480) 279-7000

  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Tri-city College Prep High SchoolCharter School
    Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)Math: 80-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-125522 Side Road
    PrescottAZ 86301
    (928) 777-0403

  • Rank: #32-3332.- 33.
    Basis Chandler Primary - North CampusCharter School
    Math: 87% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 87% (Top 5%) Reading: 81% (Top 5%)Math: 87% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-41800 E. Chandler Blvd.
    ChandlerAZ 85225
    (520) 219-6000

  • Rank: #32-3332.- 33.
    Fireside Elementary SchoolMath: 87% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 87% (Top 5%) Reading: 81% (Top 5%)Math: 87% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-63725 E. Love Cactus Drive
    PhoenixAZ 85050
    (602) 449-4700

  • Rank: #34-3734.- 37.
    Bright Beginnings School #1Charter School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-6400 N. Andersen Blvd.
    ChandlerAZ 85224
    (480) 821-1404

  • Rank: #34-3734.- 37.
    Challenger Basic SchoolCharter School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-61315 North Greenfield Road
    GilbertAZ 85234
    (480) 830-1750

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