Bella Vista College Prep

     Tel: (480)575-6001
Grades: K - 12 | 57 students
A Premier Private School In The North Valley!

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Independent Private Schools Association
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Learning Programs Supported Language-based or Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 2004

Student Body

Total Students 57 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 14%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Bella Vista College Prep Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 90%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
Advanced Courses AP Art, AP Computer Science, AP US History, Early College Program, 
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Uniforms; shorts/pants/skirts with collard/t-shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31 / Mar. 31 / rolling
Tuition Notes Please call the school for tuition information. Scholarships and affordable tuition payment plans are available. School administration will be happy to show you how Arizona's tuition tax credit law can help you pay for your child's private school educatio
% on Financial Aid 35%
Acceptance Rate 50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Lisa Artenian
Admissions Associate Don Brown


Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Basketball, Dance, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and FieldBasketballDance,
Flag FootballGolf,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After School Clubs, Art Club, Chess Club, Community Service Club, Fencing, Robotics, Skeet Shooting, Student Council Art Club, Chess Club, Fencing, Robotics, Skeet Shooting, After School Clubs,
Community Service Club,
Student Council,

School Notes:

  • The Bella Vista experience challenges students and prepares them to succeed in a global economy as future leaders and role models.
  • Educating K-12
  • Advanced "Real-World" Curriculum
  • Small Class Sizes
  • Focus On The Student; we utilize a unique system where students are placed in classes based on their ability, not grade.
  • True College Prep; Average High School Student graduates with 30+ transferrable college credits (in or out of state college)
  • Inter-scholastic Sports
  • After School Activities And Clubs
  • World-Class Field Experiences

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is North Valley Christian Academy (12.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rising Sun Montessori Day School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Dynamite Montessori (5.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cave Creek
    Rising Sun Montessori Day School
    Montessori School (Non-sectarian)
    Po Box 4649
    Cave CreekAZ 85327
    Montessori School (Non-sectarian)
    1.1 mi | Gr. K | 10 students                      
  • Cave Creek
    38424 N Spur Cross Rd
    Cave CreekAZ 85331
    Montessori School
    1.1 mi | Gr. K-6 | 96 students                      
  • Carefree
    Our Lady Of Joy
    Daycare / Preschool (Roman Catholic)
    Po Box 1359
    CarefreeAZ 85377
    Daycare / Preschool (Roman Catholic)
    2.5 mi | Gr. K | 39 students                      
  • Cave Creek
    32648 N Cave Creek Rd
    Cave CreekAZ 85331
    (Roman Catholic)
    4.1 mi | Gr. K-8 | 188 students                      
  • Cave Creek
    Dynamite Montessori
    Montessori School
    29210 N 59th St
    Cave CreekAZ 85331
    Montessori School
    5.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 86 students                      

School Reviews

3 days ago
I love Bella Vista. My son attended BV and the academics gave him a solid, well-rounded foundation. The small class size gave him the opportunity to share his ideas, participate in discussions and activities in a welcoming environment. The school has so much to offer. Don''t let your child miss out on this wonderful school.
- Posted by Parent
3 days ago
Every student is involved in some aspect of Bella Vista, either through the sports, student government, the arts, robotics....a very inclusive school where every student is encouraged to do their best.
- Posted by Parent
1 year ago
Great education and a wide variety of academic and extracurricular opportunities. My children attended from elementary through high school. Field trips included environmental leadership camps, Washington D.C., New York and Costa Rica to name a few.Through the Early College Cohort Program offered at Bella Vista they each earned 35 hours of transferable college credits.
- Posted by Parent
1 year ago
Bella Vista truly has a curriculum for each student and help for any subject you need. If you believe that your not reaching your full potential and need help applying yourself, Bella Vista would be a great school for you! I enjoy going to school with all the kids who attend. Oh and they have great clubs and activities too!
- Posted by Student/Alumni
1 year ago
Bella Vista was one of the best decisions I''ve made as a parent! Going from public elementary to a private ''boutique like'' middle/high school was the best move for my son (entered BV as a 7th grader). The teachers and administration go above and beyond making a safe, friendly learning environment. The enjoyable yet educational field trips not only provide an amazing learning experience (one you are not able to get in public schools) but help the school year go by fast for the student! All the fears and anxieties of having my son enter middle school disappeared after his first day at Bella Vista!
- Posted by Parent

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