20 Best Public High Schools in Arizona

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19. Chaparral High School Scottsdale, AZ

Chaparral High School is a public school in Scottsdale, Arizona. It has 2,064 students in grades 9-12. Chaparral is an amazing school full of many amazing experiences and people. The school really has a sense of community and is genuinely spirited. It is a school with many opportunities to get involved.

Chaparral offers a lot of options at a high caliber level. A variety of academics are offered including AP/honors classes as well as general classes. There are so many classes to choose from, but there are more options in the science and language departments than in to math and social studies departments.

Every teacher goes above and beyond for their students ensuring they pass the class. Chaparral teachers show great interest in their students. They engage them in conversation about their daily lives and try to accommodate homework to their students lives and activities.

Extracurricular activities are of very high quality at Chaparral. Every student has the chance to get involved no matter what his/her interests are. There is a human rights club, an adventure club, an animal service club, and much, much more. Some of the clubs are very well known, like the robotics club or the debate club. Many of the clubs can really help out students in their college application.

The school athletics and fitness are two things that are hard to beat. All the facilities are state of the art with great gym teachers and coaches. Chaparral is a competitive sports school with high student involvement.

Chaparral competes for State Championships on a regular basis in many sports. The school is very high spirited from the cheerleader team to the pom team to the school marching band.

  • Chaparral High School graduation rate is 95.0%. National average is 82.2%.
  • 87.0% students of Chaparral High School scored at or above proficiency levels on their state math assessment test.
  • 95.0% students of Chaparral High School scored at or above proficiency levels on their state reading/language arts assessment test.
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