Top 5 Best Arizona Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 10 blue ribbon private schools serving 4,509 students in Arizona.
The top ranked blue ribbon private schools in Arizona include Notre Dame Preparatory, St. Agnes Catholic School and St. Cyril Elementary School.
The average acceptance rate is 87%, which is lower than the Arizona private school average acceptance rate of 88%.
90% of blue ribbon private schools in Arizona are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).
Blue Ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.

Top Ranked Arizona Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Students
Year
Notre Dame Preparatory
(Catholic)
9701 E Bell Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
(480) 634-8200
837 students
Year: 2022
St. Agnes Catholic School
(Catholic)
2311 E Palm Ln
Phoenix, AZ 85006
(602) 244-1451
251 students
Year: n/a
St. Cyril Elementary School
St. Cyril Elementary School Photo - A first and second grade homeroom working their calendar activities.
(Catholic)
4725 E Pima Street
Tucson, AZ 85712
(520) 991-9241
378 students
Year: 2004
St. Mary-Basha Catholic School
St. Mary-Basha Catholic School Photo - Our students, faculty/staff and parents gather in prayer each morning in Mary's Garden.
(Catholic)
(2)
200 West Galveston St
Chandler, AZ 85225
(480) 963-4951
426 students
Year: 1998
St. Thomas The Apostle School
(Catholic)
(1)
4510 N 24th St
Phoenix, AZ 85016
(602) 368-5253
568 students
Year: 1998, 2006
Seton Catholic Preparatory
Seton Catholic Preparatory Photo - Seton Catholic graduates are Merit Scholars, earn millions in scholarships, and are accepted to top private colleges, universities and service academies.
(Catholic)
1150 N. Dobson Road
Chandler, AZ 85224
(480) 963-1900
559 students
Year: 2017
Tucson Hebrew Academy
Tucson Hebrew Academy Photo - Tucson Hebrew Academy's science, technology, engineering, and math curricula provide students with a hands-on approach to their learning, beneficial to their futures regardless of career choices. Our students are guided by the spirit of discovery and excitement by professionals who excel in their industry.
(Jewish)
3888 E River Rd
Tucson, AZ 85718
(520) 529-3888
122 students
Year: 2005
Xavier College Preparatory
All-girls (Catholic)
4710 N 5th St
Phoenix, AZ 85012
(602) 277-3772
1,140 students
Year: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Calvary Chapel Christian School
(Christian)
8725 E Speedway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85710
(520) 731-2100
203 students
Year: n/a
Spirit Of Hope Montessori School
Spirit Of Hope Montessori School Photo - group lesson time
Montessori School
(6)
14403 N 75th Avenue
Peoria, AZ 85381
(623) 334-9171
25 students
Year: n/a

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked blue ribbon private schools in Arizona?
The top ranked blue ribbon private schools in Arizona include Notre Dame Preparatory, St. Agnes Catholic School and St. Cyril Elementary School.
How many blue ribbon private schools are located in Arizona?
10 blue ribbon private schools are located in Arizona.
How diverse are blue ribbon private schools in Arizona?
Arizona blue ribbon private schools are approximately 32% minority students, which is lower than the Arizona private school average of 40%.
What percentage of blue ribbon private schools are religiously affiliated in Arizona?
90% of blue ribbon private schools in Arizona are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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