Rancho Solano Preparatory School

9180 Via De Ventura,
Scottsdale, AZ, 85258
Tel: (480)646-8200

Ready For The World
Rancho Solano Preparatory School is a leading private school in Arizona offering early childhood learning though high school.  Our teaching approach is focused on cultivating excellence in core competencies and developing critical thinking, complex problem-solving, and high-order reasoning skills.  Our inspiring educators spark student achievement through interactive, discussion-based instructional techniques in small groups and individualized personal learning opportunities.

We focus on character development and cultivating the values of respect, responsibility, and success.
 

Rancho Solano's vibrant learning community supports both academic and social development to build confident students who are well prepared to take their place as civic-minded leaders.
 As part of the International Meritas Family of Schools, Rancho Solano Preparatory School provides students with the opportunity to learn and interact with students from around the world through a variety of academic and social programs and events.
 Rancho Solano is accredited (NIPSA, AdvancED) and offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme and a college-preparatory, independent-school education.
  

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Independent Private Schools Association
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12
Year Founded 1954

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 120 teachers
Average Class Size 18 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Mara Taylor

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringDance,
Flag FootballSoccer,
SoftballVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Student Council, Various Afterschool Athletic Clubs Student Council,
Various Afterschool Athletic Clubs,

School Notes:

    Set foot on any Rancho Solano campus and you will instantly feel excitement for learning and a sense of community. Our students are eager and focused; our teachers are passionate about instruction. Student potential is unlocked.   This is what makes Rancho Solano special:  
    • We are committed to the development of the whole child. Each student receives a tailored Personal Learning Plan. Our challenging academic programs encourage students to stretch and grow while providing the support children need.
    • Students are engaged and motivated as they participate in advanced academics, fine and performing arts, athletics, extracurricular activities and service learning opportunities.
    • Teachers and staff creates an environment of respect, integrity, and accountability. They encourage questions, reward curiosity, and promote the free exchange of ideas.
    • Our International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme positions students for success at the university level and beyond.  The IB Diploma Programme is recognized worldwide for its academic rigor.
    • Our campus is home to exchange students from around the world and local students of different backgrounds, nationalities and interests. The ideals of global-mindedness and respect for cultural and social diversity are at the core of both the IB philosophy and Rancho Solano’s long commitment to developing global citizens.
    • We belong to the Meritas International Family of Schools, which benefits both students and faculty. Meritas brings us best practices in education, travel opportunities, and collaboration with the finest preparatory schools in the world.

    Profile last updated: 03/17/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Brightmont Academy (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Great Beginnings Montessori (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Scottsdale Mandarin Chinese Learning Center, inc. (1.4 miles away)
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  • Scottsdale Great Beginnings Montessori
    Montessori School
    7300 Via Paseo Del Sur
    Scottsdale , AZ , 85258
    (480)368-8613
    Montessori School
    0.9  mi  |  31  students  |  Gr.  NS-K
  • Scottsdale
    International School of Arizona
    Special Program Emphasis
    9128 E. San Salvador Dr.
    Scottsdale , AZ , 85258
    (480)874-2326
    Special Program Emphasis
    1.3  mi  |  215  students  |  Gr.  NS-5
  • Scottsdale
    Scottsdale Mandarin Chinese Learning Center, inc.
    Special Program Emphasis
    9319 N 94th way Suite 900
    Scottsdale , AZ , 85258
    (480)767-3949
    Special Program Emphasis
    1.4  mi  |  22  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Scottsdale
    St. Maria Goretti Preschool
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Roman Catholic)
    6261 N. Granite Reef Road
    Scottsdale , AZ , 85250
    (480)948-3606
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Roman Catholic)
    1.8  mi  |  73  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Scottsdale
    Brightmont Academy
    10603 N. Hayden Road, Suite H110
    Scottsdale , AZ , 85260
    (480)948-2800
    2.2  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  1-12

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