Top 10 Best Public Middle Schools in Arizona (2021-22)

The top ranked public middle schools in Arizona state are listed below (2021-22).
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 44%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 45%.
The top ranked public middle schools in Arizona are Mesa Academy For Advanced Studies, University High School and Arizona College Prep Oakland Campus. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public middle schools are Paradise Valley, Vail and Scottsdale.

Top Ranked Public Middle Schools in Arizona (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Mesa Academy For Advanced Studies
Math: 96% | Reading: 98%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
Math: 96% (Top 1%)
Reading: 98% (Top 1%)
Grades: 4-9
6919 E. Brown Rd.
Mesa, AZ 85207
(480) 308-7400
Rank: #22.
University High School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Grades: 8-12
421 N. Arcadia Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 225-6060
Rank: #33.
Arizona College Prep Oakland Campus
Math: 96% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 96% (Top 1%)
Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
191 West Oakland
Chandler, AZ 85225
(480) 224-3930
Rank: #44.
Arizona College Prep Erie Campus
Math: 95% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
Grades: 7-12
1150 W. Erie
Chandler, AZ 85224
(480) 883-5270
Rank: #55.
Basis Oro Valley
Charter School
Math: 93% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 93% (Top 1%)
Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
Grades: 5-12
11155 N. Oracle Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85737
(520) 308-5220
Rank: #66.
Basis Chandler
Charter School
Math: 95% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: 5-12
4825 S. Arizona Ave
Chandler, AZ 85248
(480) 907-6072
Rank: #77.
Basis Scottsdale
Charter School
Math: 93% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 93% (Top 1%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: 4-12
10400 N. 128th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
(480) 451-7500
Rank: #88.
Franklin Junior High School
Math: 89% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 93% (Top 1%)
Grades: 7-9
4949 E. Southern Ave.
Mesa, AZ 85206
(480) 472-2600
Rank: #99.
Basis Phoenix
Charter School
Math: 92% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 92% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
Grades: 5-12
11850 N. 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85028
(602) 595-9870
Rank: #1010.
Basis Peoria
Charter School
Math: 90% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90% (Top 1%)
Reading: 88% (Top 1%)
Grades: 5-12
25950 North Lake Pleasant Park
Peoria, AZ 85383
(623) 566-9100
Rank: #1111.
Gilbert Classical Academy High School
Math: 88% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
Math: 88% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
Grades: 8-12
55 N. Greenfield Rd.
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 497-4024
Rank: #1212.
Basis Tucson North
Charter School
Math: 88% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 88% (Top 5%)
Reading: 84% (Top 5%)
Grades: 5-12
5740 E. River Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85750
(520) 207-0076
Rank: #1313.
Basis Ahwatukee
Charter School
Math: 91% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 91% (Top 1%)
Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
Grades: 3-12
10210 S. 50th Place
Phoenix, AZ 85044
(480) 659-2294
Rank: #1414.
Alhambra Traditional School
Math: 89% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
3736 W Osborn Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85019
(602) 484-8816
Rank: #1515.
Basis Mesa
Charter School
Math: 86% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 86% (Top 5%)
Reading: 84% (Top 5%)
Grades: 3-12
5010 S. Eastmark Parkway
Mesa, AZ 85212
(602) 239-4807
Rank: #1616.
Mexicayotl Charter School
Charter School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
2059 N. Grand Ave
Nogales, AZ 85621
(520) 287-6790
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Basis Flagstaff
Charter School
Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 84% (Top 5%)
Grades: 3-12
1700 N. Gemini Drive
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
(928) 774-5502
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Basis Tucson Primary
Charter School
Math: 85% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
Math: 85% (Top 5%)
Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-12
3825 E. 2nd St
Tucson, AZ 85716
(520) 326-6367
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Vista Del Sur Accelerated
Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 84% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
3908 W. South Mountain Ave
Laveen, AZ 85339
(602) 237-3046
Rank: #2020.
Basis Goodyear
Charter School
Math: 90% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 90% (Top 1%)
Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 5-10
15800 W Sherman Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
(480) 276-8592
Rank: #2121.
Great Hearts Academies - Archway Scottsdale
Charter School
Math: 83% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 84% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-12
7496 East Tierra Buena Lane
Phoenix, AZ 85018
(602) 438-7045
Rank: #2222.
Madison Traditional Academy
Math: 87% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 87% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
925 E. Maryland Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85014
(602) 745-4001
Rank: #2323.
Montessori Education Centre Charter School - Mesa
Charter School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-7
2834 East Southern Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85204
(480) 926-8375
Rank: #2424.
Great Hearts Academies - Archway Chandler
Charter School
Math: 87% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 87% (Top 5%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-12
1951 North Alma School Road
Phoenix, AZ 85018
(480) 855-6474
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Esmond Station School
Math: 85% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
Math: 85% (Top 5%)
Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
9400 S. Atterbury Wash Way
Tucson, AZ 85747
(520) 879-3400
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Peoria Ecampus
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-12
6625 W. Cholla
Peoria, AZ 85380
(623) 486-6105
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Cheyenne Traditional School
Math: 81% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 81% (Top 5%)
Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
13636 North 100th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
(480) 484-6100
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Self Development Charter School
Charter School
Math: 79% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 84% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
1709 N Greenfield
Mesa, AZ 85205
(480) 641-2640
Rank: #2929.
Adams Traditional Academy
Charter School
Math: 84% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
2323 W. Parkside Lane
Phoenix, AZ 85027
(602) 938-5517
Rank: #3030.
Candeo Peoria
Charter School
Math: 82% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 82% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
9965 W. Calle Lejos
Peoria, AZ 85383
(623) 979-6500
Rank: #3131.
Desert Trails Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
Math: 81% (Top 5%)
Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-7
4315 East Cashman Dr.
Phoenix, AZ 85050
(602) 449-4100
Rank: #3232.
Senita Valley Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
10750 East Bilby Road
Vail, AZ 85641
(520) 762-2040
Rank: #3333.
Basis Prescott
Charter School
Math: 83% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-12
1901 Prescott Lakes Pkwy
Prescott, AZ 86301
(480) 270-2616
Rank: #3434.
Scottsdale Country Day School
Charter School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-89% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-7
10460 N 56th St
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
(480) 452-5777
Rank: #3535.
Basha High School
Math: 79% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
Math: 79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-12
5990 S. Val Vista Drive
Chandler, AZ 85249
(480) 224-2100
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