The 5 best high schools in the country are here in Arizona, two are in phoenix area. The U.S. News & World Report list, which is published annually, analyzes data from more than 20,000 schools focusing on student outcomes with an emphasis on graduation rates and state proficiency tests. Diversity, enrollment, participation in free and reduced-price lunch programs and Advance Placement are also considered in the rankings. Basis Scottsdale is the best high school in the country, according to the 2018 rankings, followed by Basis schools in Chandler (No. 2). Rigorous curriculum, courage to confront academic challenges lead children to their future success.

The Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) is the governing body of Arizona’s public university system, providing policy guidance to Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, the University of Arizona and their branch campuses. Arizona’s public university enterprise exists to provide opportunities for learning, discovery, research, public service and economic development for Arizona residents and the global community.

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