Sharon Hardi…, Real Estate Pro in Schaumburg, IL

What is the best elementary school in Scottsdale?

Asked by Sharon Harding, Schaumburg, IL Tue Apr 19, 2011

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Dear Sharon Harding:

Listed below are all the Elementary Schools ranked "EXCELLING"

Anasazi Elementary K-5
12121 N. 124th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
Principal: Jeff Quisberg
Ph. (480) 484-7300
Fax (480) 314-7301
Web Address: Http://Anasazi.Susd.Org

Casy Country Day School #1 K-4
7214 E. Jenan Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Principal: John Spero
Ph. (480) 951-3190
Fax (480) 988-4029

Cherokee Elementary K-5
8801 N. 56th Street
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
Principal: Jan Howard
Ph (480) 484-8700
Fax (480) 484-8701
Web Address: Http://

Cheyenne Traditional Elementary School
Principal: Mike Duff
11130 E. Cholla Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
Ph. (480) 484-5600
Fax (480) 484-5601
Web Address: Http://

Cochise Elementary School K-5
9451 N. 84th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Principal: Diane Smith
Ph (480) 484-1100
Fax (480) 1101
Web Address: Http://

Copper Ridge Elementary K-5
10101 E. Thompson Peak Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Principal: Joyce Ann Cook
Ph (480) 484-1400
Fax (480) 484-1501
Web Address: Http://

Desert Canyon Elementary K-5
Principal: Darlene Johnson
10203 E. McDowell Mountain Ranch Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Ph. (480) 484-1700
Fax (480) 484-4601
Web Address: http://DesertCanyon.Susd.Org

Desert Shadows Elementary School K-5
5902 E. Sweetwater Stree
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Principal: Richard McCormick
Ph (480) 493-6080
Fax (480) 493-6085
Web Address: Http://DesertShadows.Susd.Org

Desert Spings Elementary School K-5
6010 E. Acoma Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Principal: Linda Hough
Ph (480) 493-6090
Fax (480) 493-6095
Web Address: Http://DesertSprings.Susd.Org

Grayhawk Elementary K-6
7525 E. Grayhawk Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Principal Don Hiemstra
Ph. (480) 419-5620
Fax (480) 419-5625
Web Address: Http://Grayhawk.Susd.Org

Sequoya Elementary School K-5
Principal: Marilee McCracken
118080 N. 64th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Ph. (480) 484-3200
Fax (480) 484-3201
Web Address: Http://Sequoya.Susd.Org

Laguna Elementary School K-5
Principal: Kathleen Root
10475 E. Lakeview Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Ph. (480) 484-2400
Fax (480) 484-2401
Web Address: Http://Laguna.Susd.Org

Pima Elementary
Principal: Steve Nance
8330 E. Osborn Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Ph (480) 484-2800
Fax (480) 484-2801
Web Address: Http://Pima.Susd.Org

Sonoran Sky Elementary K-6
Principal Natalie Wilcox
12990 N. 75th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Ph. (480) 367-5820
Fax (480) 367-5826
Web Address: Http://SonoranSky.Susd.Org

Hope This Helps!

Terry S. Smith
Scottsdale Luxury Specialist
45 Year AZ Resident
DPR Realty LLC
8341 E. Gelding Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Contact me Direct (602) 763-1858
Office (480) 994-0800
1 vote Thank Flag Link Tue Apr 19, 2011

The Scottsdale school system is a good school system. If you want specifics for each schools, I would suggest that you go to their website. I believe I have some of that information on my website, or go direct to the school website. Just google Scottsdale Schools and you will get lots of info and test scores, etc. Then maybe you can find or your buyer can find which school will fit the best for them. If I an helpl, please let me know.
Karen Weston, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, cel 602-980-3115
1 vote Thank Flag Link Tue Apr 19, 2011
I don't understand the question, are you asking or asking on behalf of your clients? No licensed Realtor is allowed to answer such a question, all we can do is suggest that a client read the Buyer's Advisory and view sites that may rank such things. I would suggest that you and or any client interested to Google a School, and not to an agent or Realtor for such advice, which we are not allowed to give.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Apr 24, 2011
My clients are directed to to get the school rankings. I would examine what programs or needs your clients need for their children and use this site as the tool to identify what schools to prioritize and then make calls to the administration at the school. Also, there are some great moms clubs in the Scottsdale area so depending on the age of the children this source (Google Scottsdale Moms Club) is great to get solid advice on what schools parents are prioritizing and why. It's really important to make a good school choice based on the needs of the kids and goals of the family for education so parents should seek these sources and then from there know what neighborhoods they want to find their home in when relocating.
All my best
Laura Myers
AZ Real Estate Consultant
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Apr 24, 2011
Some of the elementary schools in North Scottsdale are in the Paradise Valley School District so you might want to check out these three schools as well if North Scottsdale is of interest. Sonoran Sky, Grayhawk and Pinnacle Peak Elementary. These are all excelling schools as well. Grayhawk and Pinnacle Peak teach kids using the Core Knowledge Curriculum which has gotten rave reviews.
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Apr 19, 2011
Hi Sharon, like most things in life "best" is in the eyes of the beholder. What I think is "best" because was a great experience for my kids might not be best for someone else. In addition, as real estate agents in Arizona we are not allowed to tell you what we think is best because they consider that steering. What we can do is provide resources that will allow you and/or your client to do their own research so they can determine what is best for them. Someone else mentioned going to the Scottsdale Unified website and getting a list of the schools so that you can see where they are located and the types of programs they offer. Another site to look at is Good luck and let us know if we can help.
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