Schools in Session
When it comes to picking a place to live, if you’ve got kids, the quality of the area’s schools is likely at the top of your list.
South Mountain (SOMO) is blessed not only with its proximity to world-class higher educational institutions like Arizona State University in Tempe and Downtown and the University of Arizona College of Medicine Downtown, but also to a wide variety of specialized grade schools and high schools.
Champions Schools South Mountain
Top ranked PreK-8th grade tuition free charter school that was named charter school of the year in Arizona.
Academies of Math & Science
Tuition free charter school offering advanced STEM curriculum for K-8th grades.
Eagle College Preparatory
It’s never too early to start preparing for college. Eagle College focuses on instilling the basics in kids from K5-8th grades.
Arizona Agribusiness & Equine Center
The mission of the AAEC is to prepare young adults for excellence in academics, social responsibility and lifelong learning. High school students can take concurrent transferable college courses.
Arizona Lutheran Academy
Small high school with God-focused mission rooted in its standard curriculum.
Khalsa Montessori School
The holistic school adheres to the Montessori philosophy with programs for PreK-6th grade students.
Basis Phoenix Central
Basis Phoenix Central is a tuition-free charter school for grades K-5 offering unique options like Mandarin, STEM and economics.
Arizona School for the Arts
A 16:1 student ratio and an intensive college prep curriculum for grades 5-12. Despite its name, students aren’t required to have a prior art or music background.
Metropolitan Arts Institute
Known as Metro Arts, the school for grades 7-12 offers an intensive fine arts program coupled with a broad based curriculum in math, science, humanities and foreign languages.
Check out the Heard Farm’s Neighborhood Map to get a feel where each school is located in relation to our community.