The Queen Creek School District is a Shining Gem

Posted on Jan 17, 2018
The Queen Creek School District is a Shining Gem

Choosing the right school district for your child can be one of the toughest choices you ever make. After all, entrusting your children's education to others is hard. You want a district with great achievement levels, fantastic options, and state-of-the-art facilities. If you're shopping for all of that in one package in the Phoenix area, one district you certainly won't want to overlook is the Queen Creek Unified School District.

The Basics

This district encompasses 46 square miles and includes nine schools. there are five K-5 elementary schools: Frances Brandon Pickett, Desert Mountain, Jack Barnes, Queen Creek, and a brand new option, just dubbed Elementary School #6 at this point. Students in preschool through grade 8 can also attend the Gateway Polytechnic Academy. The district also includes two middle schools - Queen Creek Middle School and Newell Barney Middle School, both designed for students grades 6 - 8. At present, the district includes just one high school - Queen Creek High School.

A Highly Rated Education

Queen Creek is one of just nine districts in the entire state that was given an "A" grade by the Arizona Department of Education for four consecutive years. They offer a variety of academic programs to meet the needs of all students. With nearly 7,500 students, this growing district continues to show just how strong those programs are, too, with state standardized test scores that rank well above average in math and language arts. Students are college and career ready when they leave, and younger students achieve the skills they need to move forward quickly throughout the elementary school programs.

Student success is at the heart of everything Queen Creek Unified does, and parents and students alike are continually willing to attest to just how valuable the educational opportunities this district provides are. As they continue to grow, this is one district that will likely only improve on their ratings and test scores in the near future. 

If you are interested in learning more about this school district and want to tour Queen Creek homes for sale, contact a Launch Real Estate agent today.