Annunciation Catholic School

Annunciation Catholic School Photo #1 - The Class of 2017
Annunciation Catholic School Photo #2 - Catholic Schools Week always brings fun while we fellowship with others and collect items for the needed. By donating a pair of new socks, chapstick, sunscreen, or a snack the students at ACS were able to accessorize for Crazy Hat Day!
Annunciation Catholic School Photo #3 - Our FIRST 8th Grade Class to graduate in May 2016 has 100% acceptance to a Catholic High School. 50% were accepted with honors. Congratulations to the Class of 2016!
Annunciation Catholic School Photo #4 - Two of our 8th grade students received the Christian Service Award for their outstanding service to the community and others. Both students were awarded a scholarship of $8,000 to be used toward the Catholic High School tuition for the next 4 years.
Annunciation Catholic School Photo #5 - Sister Anthony Mary visited on Vocation Day to speak to the students about her life as a Nun.
Annunciation Catholic School Photo #6 - STREAM Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM, previously SMET) is an education grouping used worldwide. The acronym refers to the academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Typically found throughout the day in all grades to improve understanding through interdisciplinary practices. Language Arts could include science and art. Music could include the origin and history.
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Annunciation Catholic School Photo #9 - Class of 2018
  • Annunciation Catholic School serves K-8 students in the North Valley, including Cave Creek, Carefree, North Scottsdale,North Phoenix, Anthem and Happy Valley. The school is accredited through the Western Catholic Education Association.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedspecific learning disability, Autism, Down Syndrome, Dyslexia
Year Founded2009

Student Body

Total Students228 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Annunciation Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size25 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(khaki for boys, plaid for girls, logo polo shirts for all)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,600
Tuition NotesNon-Catholic Tuition Rate = $6200
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,300
Admissions DirectorLynn Schwartz
Admissions AssociateMaria Garcia


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Flag Football, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Clay Club, Entrepreneurship Club - ACS Store, STREAM Club, Young Vincentians Service Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Private music lessons

School Notes

What we offer:
  • Strong Catholic Identity: Daily religious instruction & prayer; weekly Mass: monthly Rosary; monthly Community Prayer
  • High Academic Standards
  • STREAM Model: STEM + Religion + Arts - focus on design process, problem solving, project based learning, career exploration
  • Class size limit: 25
  • Teacher aides in grade K-3
  • Full time Reading and Math Resource Teacher, special education certified
  • After school clubs; extended day supervision
  • Technology Integration: laptops, Chrome Books,  iPads, Smart Boards,online instructional support, coding
  • Art, PE, Music, Spanish
  • Athletics beginning in grade 5
  • 100% acceptance rate into Catholic High Schools

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  • Scottsdale
    Grades: K-8 | 426 students
    20.4 miles
    3801 N Miller Rd
    Scottsdale, AZ 85251
    (480) 874-3720
    20.4 K-8
  • Sierra Vista
    Grades: PK-8 | 166 students
    186.9 miles
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    Sierra Vista, AZ 85650
    (520) 378-7012
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  • Tucson
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    112.5 miles
    410 E Magee Rd
    Tucson, AZ 85704
    (520) 297-6672
    112.5 PK-12
  • Memphis
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 133 students
    1256.7 miles
    3880 Forrest Avenue
    Memphis, TN 38122
    (901) 323-2162
    1256.7 NS-8
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 258 students
    1431 miles
    3105 Belmont Blvd
    Nashville, TN 37212
    (615) 292-9465
    1431 PK-8

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The average private school tuition in Arizona is $6,522 for elementary schools and $16,068 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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