Chaparral High School

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6935 E Gold Dust Ave

Scottsdale, AZ 85253

(480) 484-6500

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 2,300

Students Per Teacher: 19

Parent Reviews

33 Parent Reviews for Chaparral High School

CHS is overrated. Middle of the road students are the least educated. The focus is at the extremes of the spectrum. Teachers at these ends can be talented but arrogant, while the majority of students are herded into large classes with mediocre teachers. Not the best place for students who need or want ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/09/13

The school doesn't score that well on math and science standardized tests considering its ranking overall. Guidance is pretty limited and there's a feeling of preferential treatment for the more advanced students. A lot of teachers don't give any feedback or return work and tests. Overall, not so great ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/09/13

CHS is a great learning environment. My older daughter has just begun her freshman year in an out of state college and CHS prepared her extremely well with honors classes and AP courses. We are pleased and hopeful that the level of academics remains high there for our next child.

Posted by a parent on 10/25/12

Surprisingly good. We moved from very good public school system on E. coast Two kids - one a high achiever and one with learning issues. The teacher quality has been very good - in general - with notable exceptions where kids go to extremes to avoid specific teachers (on-line courses) but that concern ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/17/11

This school is amazing! Yes, it can be a bit cliquey but there are few people who unwilling to talk to new students just because they are new. Chaparral iis THE most spirited school in the state. Our team are back to back state champions, our boys basketball team has been state runner ups for the past ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 03/10/11

Amazing School! Great for academics, sports and the arts! The Principals and Security Officers really work hard to make sure that the children are safe 100% of the time. The teachers are great and very helpful and understanding of children who may have problems in their class.

Posted by a parent on 03/10/11

We started at Chaparral because of the great Lacrosse reputation and overall athletic high standards. They did not let us down. This school has some of the best coaches in the country. There are many other great things I hear about this school academically. My kids love it. Parenting isn't over ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/27/10

The Life Skills program at Chaparral is outstanding. The teachers and administration are caring and committed to providing the best for the life skills students. The students of Chaparral are supportive and include the special needs students in campus activities. Chaparral is the best place for special ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/26/10

Chaparral has great Life Skills teachers! The kids are very unique, so are the teachers. Chaparral has a great football and badminton team.

Posted by a parent on 10/20/09

This school allows it's children to grow into adults ready for the world outside it's walls.

Posted by a parent on 10/03/09

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Test scores for Chaparral High School

AIMS* Test Scores

Grade Level: 10

Test Year: 2012
Chaparral High School
Scottsdale Unified District
* In 2011-2012 Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) was used to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona's learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

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Scottsdale schools — Chaparral High School is located at 6935 E Gold Dust Ave, Scottsdale AZ 85253. 6935 E Gold Dust Ave is in the 85253 ZIP code in Scottsdale, AZ The school district for Chaparral High School is the Scottsdale Unified District. Chaparral High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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