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    AVID. CREST. Fine Arts. Gifted. Languages.
    We appeal to all brains.

    PVSchools provides an inspiring, engaging and challenging environment for your high school student that will prepare him or her for college, career and the challenges of the 21st century world. Complete the inquiry form below and get started today.

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What's Offered?

  • Signature Programs

    Below is just a small sample of our Signature Programs:

    • International Baccalaureate Programme (IB)
    • Center for Research, Engineering, Science and Technology (CREST)
    • The North Valley Arts Academies at PVSchools
    • Career and Technical Education (CTE)
    • Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID), a college readiness program


    Performing and Visual Arts

    We believe in offering a well-rounded education. Students can express their creativity and individuality by participating in PVSchools award-winning performing and fine arts programs. Performing and visual arts students have the opportunity to participate in district, state and national competitions.



    High school students have the opportunity to tryout and participate in a wide-variety of Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) sports. Additionally, many of our athletes and teams have won state championships.


    What our parents say icon “I have never known a principal or administration that works harder to help parents and student. They are accessible, friendly and hardworking. The teachers are simply top notch. The English and Math departments are amazing. So many programs and opportunities for students. Shadow Mountain High School is an amazing school with amazing staff. Keep up the outstanding work!”
    - current parent, Shadows Mountain High School


Why Choose PVSchools?

    • PVSchools’ graduating class of 2017 received nearly 2,000 scholarships worth more than $59.6 million!
    • Ranked as U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools for several consecutive years.
    • PVSchools graduation rate (2015) as reported by the Arizon Auditor General is 91 percent (13 percent higher than the state average of 78percent for 2015).
    • Many of high schools have received the prestigious A+ School of Excellence™ Award from the Arizona Educational Foundation.
    • Our teachers are 100 percent certified and highly qualified, and we have one of the highest concentrations of National Board Certified Teachers in the Valley.
    • 92 percent of K-12 parents* agree or strongly agree that the classroom learning activities at are relevant and engaging. *Of those parents who responded to the 2016-17 Parent Satisfacation Survey.

Open Enrollment Information

  • The official District Open Enrollment period is September 1st - January 21st.

    • The early bird round, which is families residing within, as well as outside district boundaries begins on September 1st and concludes on December 1st. Applicants will be notified via email about the status of their application prior to winter break.
    • The final round, which is for out-of-district families only, begins December 2nd and concludes on January 21st. Applicants will be notified about the status of their application via email in February of the current school year.
    • Open enrollment is not first-come first-served. Everyone applying during the early bird round has the same opportunity for acceptance.
    • Applications may be dropped off at either your current school, or mailed to the District office: 15002 N. 32nd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85032 Attn: OE; or you may scan the applications and email it to:  smachas@pvschools.net.



    Per Governing Board policy, please note that students currently on open enrollment and wishing to continue through their elementary/middle/high school feeder system do not need to reapply when entering 7th or 9th grade, providing they choose to attend the middle school and high school in their current feeder system.