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PRESCOTT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

Serving approximately 5,700 students in the area, Prescott Unified School District is a comprehensive K-12 public school district comprised of one preschool, five elementary schools (including one traditional school), two middle schools and one high school. PUSD has dedicated itself to developing advanced programming within its curriculum, and it has been recognized as a top school district in Arizona. The district’s award-winning schools boast test scores that continually exceed county, state and national averages. In addition, PUSD received the best overall academic performance labels in Northern Arizona in 2008-09 from the Arizona Department of Education.

146 S. Granite Street
Prescott, AZ 86303
928-445-5400/800-445-9806
www.prescottschools.com

PRIVATE EDUCATION

In addition to the exemplary public schooling are a number of private and parochial institutions, several charter schools and a ninth through 12th grade preparatory school equipped with boarding facilities.

Cedar Tree Montessori Preschool
130 Penn Avenue
Prescott, AZ 86303
928-771-8786
www.cedartreeplayhouse.com

Kestrel High School
325 N. Washington Avenue
Prescott, AZ 86301
928-541-1090
www.kestrelhighschool.com

Mountain Oak Charter School
124 N. Virginia Street
Prescott, AZ 86301
928-541-7700
www.mountainoakschool.org

Orme School
1000 Orme School Road
Mayer, AZ 86333
928-632-7601
www.ormeschool.org

Primavera School
1446 Moyer Road
Prescott, AZ 86303
928-445-5382
www.primaveraschool.org

Sacred Heart Catholic School
131 N. Summit Avenue
Prescott, AZ 86301
928-445-2621
www.sacredhearteducation.com

EMBRY-RIDDLE AERONAUTICAL UNIVERSITY

Located on a 539-acre campus, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) hails as the world’s leading higher learning institution specializing in the aviation and aerospace fields. Currently, approximately 1,700 students are enrolled on the Prescott campus, taking advantage of a dozen undergraduate programs, a master’s program in Safety Science and a number of non-degree programs, including summer camps and programs. ERAU operates a modern multi-million-dollar flight training center at Prescott’s Love Field Municipal Airport.

3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301
928-777-6600/800-888-ERAU
www.prescott.erau.edu

PRESCOTT COLLEGE

Prescott College is a national leader in education. The college offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a Ph.D. in Sustainability. Prescott College was founded in 1962 in part through the generous donations of Prescott residents. The college has recently been placed in the top 5 percent of colleges and universities in the U.S. based upon its academic excellence and the education students receive.

220 Grove Avenue
Prescott, AZ 86301
877-350-2100/928-778-2090
www.prescott.edu

YAVAPAI COLLEGE—PRESCOTT CAMPUS

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Since 1966, Yavapai College at Prescott has provided students with some of the best educational opportunities in Arizona. Today, the institution offers more than 80 degree, certificate and transfer options in over 60 areas of study on five area campuses. Many unique technical and career education and non-credit enrichment and lifelong learning courses are also available at Yavapai College. One of the few community colleges offering residential housing on-site, YC is home to some nationally ranked sports teams – a combination that provides a quality life experience in a campus setting. Credits earned at Yavapai College may be applied toward advanced degrees at Northern Arizona University and other colleges and universities.

1100 E. Sheldon Street
Prescott, AZ 86301
928-445-7300/800-922-6787
www.yc.edu

NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY–PRESCOTT CAMPUS

Distance learning through Northern Arizona University (NAU) is available on its Prescott Campus at Yavapai College. This program offers plenty of flexibility for students looking to stay in their hometown, and it offers undergraduate and graduate degrees on-site – with even more available online. NAU-Yavapai has also just started a three-year program through new facilities next to the library in Prescott Valley.

1100 E. Sheldon Street, Building 29
Prescott, AZ 86301
928-771-6140/800-426-8315
www.extended.nau.edu/prescott


OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY

Old Dominion University, in a 2+2 partnership with Yavapai College since 1999, offers local residents an outstanding education from a nationally accredited, prestigious Carnegie Research Institute without leaving the area or interfering with the responsibilities of job or family. Degree programs include bachelor’s to masters to doctoral. The TeleTechNet satellite system offers real-time access to classes on campus, as well as through video streaming or an online web class, while maintaining a full-time local advisor to assist students. ODU has the lowest per-credit tuition fees for universities in Arizona and offers funding through financial aid, VA benefits, scholarships, grants and payment plans.

1100 E. Sheldon Street, Building 31, Room 109A
Prescott, AZ 86301
928-445-4616
www.dl.odu.edu

NORTHCENTRAL UNIVERSITY

For those looking to balance educational endeavors with career and/or personal demands, Northcentral University is a prime choice for higher education. Northcentral is a fully accredited online university offering a host of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Business and Technology Management, Education and Behavioral & Health Sciences.

Northcentral World Headquarters
10000 E. University Drive
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314
928-541-7777/888-327-2877
www.ncu.edu

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