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Why Choose SUSD?

Why Choose SUSD? 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.

World Language Offerings

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

Gifted Learning

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

International Baccalaureate

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

Math & Science Academy

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

Career & Technical Education

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

Honors Classes

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

Advanced Placement Classes

Earn college credit by taking AP courses in Government, History, Science, World Languages, Economics and more. 

K-12 STEAM Programs

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

Before & After-school Care

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

Board-Certified Teachers

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

Championship Athletics

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

Scholarship Opportunities

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

Schools of Choice

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

Traditional Education

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

Fine Arts

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