Annunciation Catholic School

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$5,950
Tuition NotesNon-Catholic Tuition Rate = $6550
% 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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