USA Arizona, USA
  • Homestay Accommodation
  • $ $ $
  • Public

Scottsdale Unified School District

IB
City
STEM

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    1730
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Spring Semester, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

DISTRICT PROFILE
Scottsdale Unified School District is one of the best in the state; five of its high schools accept international high school students. The district offers the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma, award-winning arts programs, career and technical education, and STEM programs. Scottsdale high schools provide a comprehensive American experience.

FACILITIES
Many of the district’s impressive campus facilities have been recently updated and feature modern computer labs, theaters, career centers, athletic facilities, and production labs.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Competitive sports teams in the district including soccer and baseball have won a total of five state championships in the last two years. Students in grades 9-11 can participate in sports.
Students have ample opportunities for creative growth including an award-winning advertising and media arts programs, an award-winning theater program, and a culinary arts career education program.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
One of the district’s high schools is ranked the #1 high school in Arizona by Newsweek. It is also the only school in Arizona with student winners of the Siemens Westinghouse Competition and Intel Science Talent Search, two of the most prestigious science competitions in the U.S. One high school in the district has the only Arizona high school drama club to be invited to the world’s largest arts festival, the Edinburgh Fringe.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
Located only 20 minutes outside of Phoenix, Scottsdale is an urban metropolitan city known for its consistently pleasant weather. Along with a lively downtown area, it is home to many parks and outdoor exploration opportunities.

Visit School Site: Scottsdale Unified School District
Visit City Site: Scottsdale, Arizona


School News

For a fourth year in a row, Chaparral High School (SUSD) students have won the Congressional Art Competition for Arizona's 6th District! The 1st place winner was Educatius student, Saki K! She will be traveling to D.C where her artwork will be displayed


  • 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:16
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
No
Speciality Programs
IB program available at Desert Mountain High School.
Sports
Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country Running, Football, Football, Golf, Mountain Biking, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling
Arts
2D Design, 3D Design, Art, Ceramics, Drawing and Painting, Graphic Arts, Photography, Photography, Visual Arts
Music
Band, Orchestra, String Ensemble, Vocal
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Macroeconomics, Psychology, Spanish Language and Culture, Statistics, US Government and Politics, US History, World History
Languages
Chinese, French, German, Latin, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Academic Decathlon, Adventure Club, Art Club, Badminton Club, Ballroom Dancing, Chess Club, Community Service, Computer Club, eSports, Film, Literary Magazine, Math Club, Multimedia Club, News agency, Radio/video, Science Fair, Science Olympiad, STEM/ Robotics, Student Government, Thespian Society, Video, Yearbook Club
Accepting Students in Grades
No
Ages Accepted
-18
ELTiS Required
220
TOEFL Required
N/A
TOEFL Junior Required
N/A
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Admission process will begin in February.

Testimonials

I learned a lot in this study abroad. In particular, I learned the importance of human relationships and my gratitude to my family.

Saki K. from Japan

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