Take advantage of top schools in Phoenix

Parents looking to move into one of the affordable houses for sale in Phoenix can take advantage of several high-quality schools. The right education can help prepare your child for a bright future by providing access to extracurricular activities and building a strong understanding of core subjects such as reading and math. Consider checking out the available listings in neighborhood districts served by the school system of your choice.

Alhambra Traditional School
Serving the Alhambra Elementary School District, which encompasses 13 square miles within Phoenix and Glendale, this institution teaches grades K-8. Located at 3736 West Osborn Road, the alternative public school focuses on supporting an intense academic curriculum. Students here surpassed the state’s average score in Arizona’s Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) test in every grade and subject in the spring 2011 assessment.

Shea Middle School
Parents living in the Paradise Valley Unified School District can consider sending children to the Shea Middle School. This educational facility at 2728 East Shea Boulevard is dedicated to providing students a well-rounded education, featuring courses in a wide variety of subjects. Electives cover areas such as art, AVID, band, orchestra and strings, chorus, foreign languages, gym and tech. To further the goal of promoting a complete education, the school is changing its hours for the next scholastic year in 2012-2013 to 8 a.m. to 2:40 p.m.

Metro Tech High School
Affiliated with the Phoenix Union School District, this high school is located at 1900 West Thomas Road and serves grades 9–12. It is a school choice facility that provides an intensive four-year college prep curriculum plan as well as a two-year technical career path. Approximately 75.4 percent of students graduate in four years, and the annual drop-out rate is 1.4 percent. Parents looking to provide their children the opportunity to choose between developing technical skills or attending college may want to check out this school and start rooting for the Knights.

These schools and others provide students access to quality educational opportunities in the city of Phoenix. Parents looking to enroll their children in one of these programs can relocate to a home in a corresponding district, after searching the MLS listings in Phoenix for the right property for everyone in the family.