Why Choose SUSD?

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    Scottsdale Unified School District is proud to offer many compelling programs at all of their 29 schools. As your local education leader, SUSD offers a number of attractive programs and services to help every student reach their potential.

    We offer a wide variety of unique educational programs that challenge and inspire students academically, athletically, and creatively. Here is a brief overview these programs offered throughout the District.

    Touring a school? Ask about their academic and extracurricular programs to discover how we can meet and exceed your expectations.

    Live outside of our district boundaries? No problem! You can open enroll into any of our schools to take advantage of our distinct district programs.


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World Language

  • Dual-language learning opportunties starting with Spanish in Pre-K and Mandarin in Kindergarten. 

Math & Science Academy

  • Prepare your student for post-secondary success in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) field. 

Advanced Placement Classes

  • Earn college credit with AP courses in Government, History, Science, Economics and more. 

Board-Certified Teachers

  • SUSD has 85 National Board Certified Teachers recognized for their advanced teaching skills, knowledge and practices.

Schools of Choice

  • Our three Schools of Choice are recognized for their distinct offerings: Cheyenne, Echo Canyon, and Pueblo.

Gifted Learning

  • Unlock your child's inner genius starting in the Gifted Pre-K Academy along with curriculum to meet their cognitive needs.

Career & Technical Education

  • Gain valuable experience in a variety of in-demand career fields after high school with our CTE program.

K-12 STEAM Programs

  • All of our schools provide opportunities to learn more about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM). 

Championship Athletics

  • Award-winning athletics coaches push your student to achieve more. Available  in middle and high schools.

Traditional Education

  • For those who prefer a back-to-basics approach to learning, SUSD offers two Traditional Schools. 

International Baccalaureate

  • Take your learning to new heights by participating in the globally recognized IB program available in high school.

Honors Classes

  • Learn more by attending honors classes in Mathematics, English, Foreign Languages, Art, Science and Fashion.

Before & After-school Care

  • Flexible and affordable options to enrich your child's learning before and after class including early dismissals. 

Scholarship Opportunities

  • Last year, students earned more than $63 million in academic and athletic scholarships.

Fine Arts

  • Supplement your academic learning with enriching band, choral, strings, theatre and visual arts curriculum.