Phoenix

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Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. Phoenix is the anchor of the Phoenix metropolitan area, also known as the Valley of the Sun, which in turn is a part of the Salt River Valley. The city has numerous performing arts venues, most of which are located in and around downtown Phoenix or Scottsdale. Dozens of museums exist throughout the valley. They include the Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona Capitol Museum, Arizona Military Museum, Hall of Flame Firefighting Museum, the Pueblo Grande Museum and Cultural Park, Children's Museum of Phoenix, Arizona Science Center, and the Heard Museum. Phoenix is the home of a unique architectural tradition and community. Frank Lloyd Wright moved to Phoenix in 1937 and built his winter home, Taliesin West, and the main campus for The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture. Over the years, Phoenix has attracted notable architects who have made it their home and have grown successful practices.

The tourist industry is the longest running of today's top industries in Phoenix. Due to its climate, Phoenix and its neighbors have consistently ranked among the nation's top destinations in the number of Five Diamond/Five Star resorts. One of the biggest attractions of the Phoenix area is golf, with over 200 golf courses. One of the biggest attractions of the Phoenix area is golf, with over 200 golf courses. Other popular sites in the city are Japanese Friendship Garden, Historic Heritage Square, Phoenix Mountains Park, Pueblo Grande Museum, Tovrea Castle, Camelback Mountain, Hole in the Rock, Mystery Castle, St. Mary's Basilica, Taliesin West, and the Wrigley Mansion. There is long list of annual events in and near Phoenix which celebrate the heritage of the city, as well as its diversity. Like many other western towns, the earliest restaurants in Phoenix were often steakhouses. Today, Phoenix is also renowned for its Mexican food, thanks to both its large Hispanic population and its proximity to Mexico.

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RATING* SCHOOL NAME GRADES SCHOOL TYPE
2 Sonoran Science Academy - Phoenix Kindergarten - 12th Grade Public
N/A Basis Phoenix South Primary Kindergarten - 2Nd Grade Public
2 Self Development Academy-Phoenix Kindergarten - 8th Grade Public
3 Asu Preparatory Academy - Phoenix High School Kindergarten - 12th Grade Public
5 Khalsa Montessori Elementary School - Phoenix 1St Grade - 6th Grade Public
1 The Paideia Academy Of South Phoenix Kindergarten - 8th Grade Public
4 Great Hearts Academies - Archway North Phoenix Kindergarten - 5th Grade Public
5 Villa Montessori - Phoenix Campus Kindergarten - 8th Grade Public
1 Phoenix Advantage Charter School Kindergarten - 8th Grade Public
1 South Phoenix Prep And Arts Academy Kindergarten - 12th Grade Public
N/A Edupreneurship Student Center (Esc) Phoenix Kindergarten - 8th Grade Public
3 Asu Preparatory Academy - Phoenix Middle School 5th Grade - 8th Grade Public
N/A Humanities And Sciences High School - Phoenix 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
5 Phoenix Union Bioscience High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
1 International Commerce High School - Phoenix 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
2 Phoenix Collegiate Academy High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
1 Career Success High School - North Phoenix 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
N/A Phoenix Hebrew Academy Preschool - 8th Grade Private/Charter
N/A North Phoenix Baptist Church Preschool Preschool - Kindergarten Private/Charter
N/A Phoenix Christian School Pk-8 Preschool - 8th Grade Private/Charter
* School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Pitney Bowes, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly.