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Paradise Valley Unified School District (PVSchools) is located in 98-square miles of northeast Phoenix and north Scottsdale in an area bounded by 7th Avenue and Pima Road, and Northern Avenue and Jomax Road.
PVSchools has 29 elementary schools, one K-8 school, seven middle schools for 7th and 8th grades, and five high schools for grades 9-12, two alternative schools and one comprehensive online school.
The district also offers preschool, Gifted preschool, night classes and Special Education services, plus a range of premier programs.
The district serves approximately 30,000 students with about one-third of them who come from outside the district or outside their home school boundaries via open enrollment. (Learn more about open enrollment.)
The district is one of the largest employers in the North Valley with approximately more than 3,700 employees. Staff includes:
Most of our schools feature premier programs or specialties unique to each school to provide a wide variety of choice, no matter your student's journey.
The district is committed to parent involvement, including volunteering in classrooms or for special events, working on school councils which help advise principals, Parent Teacher Organizations and involvement with the United Parent Council, a coalition of PTO members from all schools in the district. The district and schools provide email, text and phone updates on important matters to keep parents informed.