Top 10 Best Public Elementary Schools in Arizona (2024)

The top ranked public elementary schools in Arizona are Weinberg Gifted Academy, Knox Gifted Academy and Basis Chandler Primary- South Campus. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public elementary schools are Paradise Valley, Cave Creek and Scottsdale.
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 31%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 39%.

Top Ranked Public Elementary Schools in Arizona (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Weinberg Gifted Academy
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-6
5245 S Val Vista Dr
Gilbert, AZ 85298
(480) 812-6600
Rank: #22.
Knox Gifted Academy
(Math: 90% | Reading: 97%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90% (Top 1%)
Reading: 97% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-6
700 W Orchid Ln
Chandler, AZ 85225
(480) 812-6100
Rank: #33.
Basis Chandler Primary- South Campus
Charter School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-5
204 W. Chandler Heights Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85248
(480) 494-2200
Rank: #44.
Basis Scottsdale Primary - East Campus
Charter School
(Math: 90% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90% (Top 1%)
Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-4
7214 E Jenan Dr
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
(480) 900-1858
Rank: #55.
Arizona College Prep Middle School
(Math: 88% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 88% (Top 1%)
Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
1150 W Erie St
Chandler, AZ 85224
(480) 883-5400
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Basis Scottsdale
Charter School
(Math: 87% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 87% (Top 1%)
Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
Grades: 4-12
10400 N 128th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
(480) 451-7500
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Mesa For Advanced Studies
(Math: 84% | Reading: 94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 4-9
6919 E Brown Rd
Mesa, AZ 85207
(480) 308-7400
Rank: #88.
Cherokee Elementary School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 86% (Top 1%)
Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
8801 N 56th St
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
(480) 484-8700
Rank: #99.
Basis Chandler
Charter School
(Math: 88% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 88% (Top 1%)
Reading: 84% (Top 1%)
Grades: 5-12
4825 S Arizona Ave
Chandler, AZ 85248
(480) 907-6072
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Basis Oro Valley
Charter School
(Math: 87% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 87% (Top 1%)
Reading: 86% (Top 1%)
Grades: 5-12
11155 N Oracle Rd
Tucson, AZ 85737
(520) 308-5220
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Basis Phoenix
Charter School
(Math: 88% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 88% (Top 1%)
Reading: 83% (Top 1%)
Grades: 5-12
11850 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85028
(602) 595-9870
Rank: #1212.
Basis Scottsdale Primary - West Campus
Charter School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-4
7496 E Tierra Buena Ln
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
(480) 900-1858
Rank: #1313.
Chandler Traditional - Independence
(Math: 85% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85% (Top 1%)
Reading: 83% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-6
1405 W Lake Dr
Chandler, AZ 85248
(480) 224-2700
Rank: #1414.
Franklin At Brimhall Elementary School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 82% (Top 5%)
Reading: 84% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-6
4949 E Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85206
(480) 472-2600
Rank: #1515.
Basis Chandler Primary - North Campus
Charter School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 83% (Top 1%)
Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-4
1800 E Chandler Blvd
Chandler, AZ 85225
(480) 798-6447
Rank: #1616.
Katherine Mecham Barney Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
19684 S. 225th Pl
Queen Creek, AZ 85142
(480) 987-7490
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Basis Ahwatukee
Charter School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 83% (Top 1%)
Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
Grades: 4-12
10210 S 50th Pl
Phoenix, AZ 85044
(480) 659-2294
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Neely Traditional Academy
(Math: 83% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 83% (Top 1%)
Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
500 E Houston Ave
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 892-2805
Rank: #1919.
Basis Peoria
Charter School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 83% (Top 1%)
Grades: 5-12
25950 N Lake Pleasant Pkwy
Peoria, AZ 85383
(623) 566-9100
Rank: #2020.
Sequoya Elementary School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 83% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
11808 N 64th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
(480) 484-3200
Rank: #2121.
Great Hearts Academies - Archway Chandler
Charter School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 83% (Top 1%)
Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-12
1951 N Alma School Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(480) 855-6474
Rank: #2222.
Bright Beginnings School #1
Charter School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-6
400 N Andersen Blvd
Chandler, AZ 85224
(480) 821-1404
Rank: #2323.
Basis Tucson North
Charter School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
Grades: 5-12
5740 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ 85750
(520) 207-0076
Rank: #2424.
Bridges Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-6
5205 S Soboba St
Gilbert, AZ 85298
(480) 279-8700
Rank: #2525.
Challenger Basic School
Charter School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-6
1315 N Greenfield Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 830-1750
Rank: #2626.
Basis Oro Valley Primary
Charter School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75% (Top 5%)
Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-6
11155 N Oracle Rd
Tucson, AZ 85737
(520) 812-5900
Rank: #2727.
Basis Phoenix Primary
Charter School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
11850 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85028
(602) 598-0330
Rank: #2828.
Fireside Elementary School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 76% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
3725 E. Love Cactus Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(602) 449-4700
Rank: #2929.
Ocotillo Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
10701 S. White Lightning
Vail, AZ 85641
(520) 879-3600
Rank: #3030.
Hopi Elementary School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 77% (Top 5%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
5110 E Lafayette Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85018
(480) 484-2000
Rank: #3131.
Basis Prescott
Charter School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 73% (Top 5%)
Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-12
1901 Prescott Lakes Pkwy
Prescott, AZ 86301
(928) 277-0334
Rank: #3232.
Senita Valley Elementary School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75% (Top 5%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
10750 E Bilby Rd
Vail, AZ 85641
(520) 879-3100
Rank: #3333.
Horseshoe Trails Elementary School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 76% (Top 5%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-6
5405 E. Pinnacle Vista Drive
Cave Creek, AZ 85327
(480) 272-8500
Rank: #3434.
Basis Peoria Primary
Charter School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 77% (Top 5%)
Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-4
25950 N Lake Pleasant Pkwy
Peoria, AZ 85383
(623) 251-1504
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Cheyenne Traditional School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 78% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
13636 N 100th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
(480) 484-5600
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