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.
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 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.