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Scottsdale Unified School District, Arizona

Location: Scottsdale, Arizona

Population: 221,020

Closest City: Phoenix, AZ

Distance to Closest City: 20 min

Airport Code: PHX

Quick Facts:

Number of High Schools: 5
Students per High School: 1,500-2,000
Student to Teacher Ratio: 23:1
Approximate Start Date: Early August
Approximate End Date: Late May
Fall Semester Offered: Yes

Spring Semester Offered: Yes
ESL Offered: No
IB Program Offered: Yes
Possibility of Graduation: No
Enrollment Restrictions: 215 ELTiS, cannot have graduated at home, cannot be over 18 years old, students in grades 9-11 can tryout for JV sports only, 12th grade students cannot play sports

Community Information

Cultural Exchange Students

Scottsdale, Arizona is home to the Sonoran Desert, which offers one of the most beautiful views in the world. The city is home to more than 100 art galleries, as well as acclaimed museums and incredible theatrical performances. Scottsdale also offers plenty of opportunities for hiking, biking, as well as horseback riding. The Bearizona Wildlife Park allows visitors to experience wildlife right in their natural habitat. The City of Scottsdale is home to premiere shopping venues and over 600 restaurants, which offer all types of cuisine.

School Profile

The Scottsdale Unified School District has established high standards through increased academic rigor, which they believe instills a passion for lifelong learning. The District has taken the initiative to invest in technology that will keep their students competitive in the global economy. All classrooms are equipped with technology in many forms. The district offers dozens of clubs that students can participate in. The Scottsdale Unified School District has a lot to offer, and certainly engages, educates and empowers every student, every day.


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