As parents and grandparents of school age children, we understand the importance of finding the right school for your child. oftentimes, the school is what drives the decision on where to live. What is wonderful about the state of Arizona is the many options for schooling that are available. School Choice means you get to choose where to send your child to school - here are your basic options:
Pima County has 241 public schools in 14 different school districts. Click here for a map. While some districts are better than others, every district has high performing schools and some have 'Magnet' schools which are schools that have a particular focus, perhaps arts or college prep.
Arizona pioneered Charter Schools and there an additional 114 of them in Pima County. Charter schools are tuition-free and funded by the State and are subject to the same regulations and standardized testing as public schools.
There are 65 private schools in Pima County and in Arizona, private schools are not only for the rich.