McDowell Mountain Ranch Schools
McDowell Mountain Ranch is unique in that Scottsdale Unified School District planned an educational complex, housing both elementary and middle schools on the same campus. This campus is located in the community of McDowell Mountain Ranch at the corner of Thompson’s Peak Parkway and McDowell Mountain Ranch Road. The High School for McDowell Mountain Ranch is Desert Mountain, located off of 128th street and Via Linda.
These schools are all excellent schools with Excelling scores from the state of Arizona. Parents and teachers are very involved with the education and learning experiences of the children. There are many events, musicals and Fun fund raisers that are very successful for the children, creating a community and assisting in funding the education opportunities.
Below you will find links to information about each of the schools. Please feel free to comment on this blog or share your experiences with the schools.
Desert Canyon Elementary serves the community and surrounding areas for pre-k thru 5th grade.
Engaging, Educating and Empowering
Desert Canyon Middle has a self contained gifted program and serves 6th thru 8th grades.
Desert Mountain High School is about 5 miles southeast of McDowell Mountain Ranch. It serves 9th thru 12th grades. There is an IB program and wide expanse of activities for the high school student.
Go to “Guide to McDowell Mountain Ranch”