Top 20 Best Maricopa County Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 311 private schools serving 47,947 students in Maricopa County, AZ (there are 1,302 public schools, serving 760,900 public students). 6% of all K-12 students in Maricopa County, AZ are educated in private schools (compared to the AZ state average of 6%).
The best top ranked private schools in Maricopa County, AZ include Creo Farm School Middle & High School, Gateway Academy and Pathways Early College Academy, Inc..
The average tuition cost is $11,541, which is higher than the Arizona private school average tuition cost of $10,244.
41% of private schools in Maricopa County, AZ are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

Top Ranked Maricopa County Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Creo Farm School Middle & High School
Creo Farm School Middle & High School Photo
Montessori School
21311 S Lindsey rd
Gilbert, AZ 85298
(480) 912-3734
Grades: 7-12
| 72 students
Creo Montessori School
Creo Montessori School Photo - We believe in educating the human potential by cultivating curiosity, creativity, and individuality. CREO IS AN INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED, BILINGUAL MONTESSORI SCHOOL SERVING CHILDREN FROM BIRTH THROUGH ADOLESCENCE, A COMMUNITY CENTER FOR FAMILIES, AND A GLOBAL RESOURCE FOR EDUCATORS.
Montessori School
1475 S Higley Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85296
(480) 208-0256
Grades: PK-12
| 263 students
Gateway Academy
Gateway Academy Photo - Home of the Warriors!
Special Education School
(9)
3939 E. Shea Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85028
(480) 998-1071
Grades: 6-12
| 114 students
Fully Virtual High School
Phoenix, AZ 85041
(480) 248-1670
Grades: 9-12
| 3 students
Brightmont Academy
Brightmont Academy Photo - Brightmont students and staff celebrate School Choice Week!
(2)
6990 E. Shea Blvd, Suite 120
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
(480) 948-2800
Grades: 1-12
| 50 students
9606 E Kalil Dr
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
(480) 451-3130
Grades: NS-1
| students
Fusion Academy Scottsdale
Fusion Academy Scottsdale Photo - Classes at Fusion are one-to-one: one student and one teacher per classroom. Students have different teachers for different subjects, and teachers act as mentors in the one-to-one setting.
Alternative School
8700 N. Gainey Center Drive, Suite 150
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 6-12
| students
4425 West Olive Ave Suite 125
Glendale, AZ 85302
(602) 341-3240
Grades: 1-8
| 5 students
ACCEL
ACCEL Photo - outdoor learning
Special Education School
10251 N 35th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85051
(602) 995-7366
Grades: K-12
| 175 students
The ACES
The ACES Photo
Special Education School
(1)
6815 W. Cactus Road
Peoria, AZ 85381
(623) 937-5090
Grades: K-12
| 279 students
All Saints' Episcopal Day School
All Saints' Episcopal Day School Photo - The sixth grade class trip to Bisbee
(Episcopal)
6300 N Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85012
(602) 274-4866
Grades: PK-8
| 514 students
Arcadia Montessori School
Arcadia Montessori School Photo - Come take a look at our campus! Schedule a tour today!
Montessori School
5115 E Virginia Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85008
(602) 840-2342
Grades: NS-K
| 271 students
7810 S 42nd Place
Phoenix, AZ 85042
(602) 454-1222
Grades: NS-12
| 249 students
Autism Academy For Education & Development
Special Education School
(1)
7541 S Willow Dr
Tempe, AZ 85283
(480) 525-6197
Grades: K-12
| 460 students
Banner Academy
Banner Academy Photo - At Banner Academy students have the opportunity to work and play with a variety of reptiles, birds and mammals.
Special Education School
(1)
1410 W. 10th Place
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 827-5348
Grades: 4-12
| 44 students
Bayer Private School
Bayer Private School Photo - Bayer Private School
Special Program Emphasis
23555 N. 67th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85310
(623) 362-3700
Grades: PK-8
| 134 students
33401 N. 56th ST
Scottsdale, AZ 85266
(480) 575-6001
Grades: 6-12
| 89 students
2225 W Whispering Wind Dr, Ste 205
Phoenix, AZ 85085
(602) 674-5555
Grades: 9-12
| students
Bourgade Catholic High School
Bourgade Catholic High School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
4602 N 31st Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85017
(602) 973-4000
Grades: 9-12
| 439 students
Brophy College Preparatory
Brophy College Preparatory Photo - Brophy Bronco near the 9-acre Brophy Sports Campus
All-boys (Catholic)
4701 N Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85012
(602) 264-5291
Grades: 6-12
| 1,384 students
Calvary North Preschool & Kindergarten
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
14201 N. 32nd St.
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(602) 992-6922
Grades: NS-PK
| 66 students
6050 N Invergordon Rd
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
(480) 948-7520
Grades: NS-8
| students
Canyon State Academy
All-boys | Alternative School
(2)
20061 E Rittenhouse Road
Queen Creek, AZ 85142
(480) 987-2024
Grades: 4-12
| 333 students
Christ Greenfield School
Christ Greenfield School Photo - Friends!
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(11)
425 N Greenfield Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 892-8314
Grades: NS-12
| 445 students
Christ Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
3901 E Indian School Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85018
(602) 957-7010
Grades: PK-8
| 576 students
Christ The King Catholic School and Parish
Christ The King Catholic School and Parish Photo - It's a great day to be a Cougar!
(Catholic)
(3)
1551 E Dana Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85204
(480) 844-4480
Grades: PK-8
| 205 students
Cross Roads Preschool & Kindergarten
Daycare / Preschool
7901 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85020
(602) 371-0741
Grades: PK-K
| 195 students
Dayspring Preschool & Kindergarten
Daycare / Preschool
1365 E Elliot Road
Tempe, AZ 85284
(480) 838-9097
Grades: PK-K
| 255 students
Desert Garden Montessori
Montessori School
(2)
5130 E Warner Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85044
(480) 496-9833
Grades: PK-12
| 311 students
Desert Marigold School
Waldorf School
6210 S 28th St
Phoenix, AZ 85040
(602) 243-6909
Grades: PK-12
| 284 students
Dobson-montessori School
Dobson-montessori School Photo - Arranging flowers grown in the school garden.
Special Program Emphasis
745 S. Extension
Mesa, AZ 85210
(480) 962-1432
Grades: PK-12
| 110 students
Dream City Christian School
Dream City Christian School Photo
(Christian)
(4)
21000 N 75th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 561-2000
Grades: NS-12
| 760 students
Gary K. Herberger Young Scholars Academy
Gary K. Herberger Young Scholars Academy Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
4701 W Thunderbird Rd
Glendale, AZ 85306
(602) 543-8274
Grades: 7-12
| 117 students
Gilbert Christian Schools
Gilbert Christian Schools Photo
(Christian)
(6)
1040 S. Gilbert Rd., #200
Gilbert, AZ 85296
(480) 699-1215
Grades: PK-12
| 2,070 students
Glenview Adventist Academy
(Seventh Day Adventist)
6801 N 43rd Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85019
(623) 931-1846
Grades: PK-8
| 149 students
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Maricopa County Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
5570 W Chandler Blvd Ste 1
Chandler, AZ 85226
(480) 272-6807
Grades: PK-K
| 78 students
610 E Bell Rd Ste 12
Phoenix, AZ 85022
(866) 780-9007
Grades: 3-12
| 37 students
Joyful Beginnings Academy (Closed 2023)
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
9325 S Rural Rd
Tempe, AZ 85284
(480) 491-2210
Grades: PK-K
| 37 students
1806 W Glenrosa Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85015
(602) 248-0656
Grades: K-9
| 89 students
2925 W Polk St
Phoenix, AZ 85009
(602) 278-6924
Grades: K-12
| 110 students
18540 N Parkview Pl
Surprise, AZ 85374
Grades: PK-3
| 96 students
8133 W Cactus Rd
Peoria, AZ 85381
(623) 487-1601
Grades: K-7
| 97 students
1565 E Warner Road
Tempe, AZ 85284
(802) 524-8901
Grades: PK-K
| 25 students
Parkway Childrens School (Closed 2021)
Daycare / Preschool (Church of God)
1751 E Maryland Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85016
(602) 266-5059
Grades: PK-K
| 101 students
4002 N 18th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85015
(602) 264-4338
Grades: NS-6
| 151 students
3540 W Union Hills Dr
Glendale, AZ 85308
(602) 535-8888
Grades: 5-10
| 106 students
1030 N Hayden Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
(480) 949-8034
Grades: K-9
| 119 students
St. James Preschool (Closed 2015)
Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
975 E Warner Road
Tempe, AZ 85284
(480) 345-9417
Grades: NS-PK
| 30 students
3104 W Glendale Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85051
(602) 973-9060
Grades: PK-K
| 58 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Maricopa County, AZ?
The top ranked private schools in Maricopa County, AZ include Creo Farm School Middle & High School, Gateway Academy and Pathways Early College Academy, Inc..
How many private schools are located in Maricopa County, AZ?
311 private schools are located in Maricopa County, AZ.
How much do private schools cost in Maricopa County, AZ?
The average tuition cost is $11,541, which is higher than the Arizona private school average tuition cost of $10,244.
How diverse are private schools in Maricopa County, AZ?
Maricopa County, AZ private schools are approximately 34% minority students, which is lower than the Arizona private school average of 40%.
What percentage of students in Maricopa County, AZ go to private school?
6% of all K-12 students in Maricopa County, AZ are educated in private schools (compared to the AZ state average of 6%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Maricopa County, AZ?
41% of private schools in Maricopa County, AZ are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

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