Public and Private Schools in Scottsdale, AZ

An overview of public and private school options in Scottsdale, AZ.

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Children in grades Pre K-12 have the opportunity to attend award-winning schools and districts, and the area is served by more than 50 public schools and nearly 100 private schools.

Public Schools

Scottsdale Unified School District was named Arizona’s Most Excelling School District, due to the wealth of top-rated schools in the area. The district serves approximately 26,000 students and has for more than a century. SUSD serves most of the city, as well as parts of Paradise Valley and Phoenix.

Cave Creek Unified School District, serving more than 5,000 students, contains seven public schools and was designated an All Excelling District by the Arizona Department of Education. CCSD schools provide K-12 education and cover Pinnacle Peak and North Scottsdale neighborhoods.

Private Schools

Scottsdale private schools include a number of parochial, Montessori and general academies for grades Pre K-12. Private schools can be found all across the city and in surrounding neighborhoods.

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