Any way you study it, Prescott Valley is a community that believes in education. Students of all ages and interests have opportunities to learn and improve themselves through a combination of public schools, charter schools and private schools, all complimented by several colleges and universities.
Our public school system is outstanding, with five elementary schools, two middle schools and a state-of-the-art high school, which prides itself on its student achievement, athletic programs and faculty. Local public schools are part of the Humboldt Unified School District, which has been recognized statewide for its progressive administrative leadership.
Prescott Valley’s charter and private schools also serve the community well. Their record of student achievement is definitely worthy of praise.
On standardized tests, Prescott Valley students exceed state averages and compare favorably with national averages for ACT and SAT scores. For students looking for courses in technical education, Mountain Institute JTED offers many classes both on campus and in partnership with businesses.
As for higher education, the area’s colleges and universities offer a wide range of learning experiences, from vocational training to advanced degrees in aerospace engineering.
Yavapai College, which offers associate degrees and programs in more than 75 areas of study, maintains an education center in Prescott Valley. Students can also pursue bachelor’s and master’s degrees locally in partnership with Northern Arizona University and Old Dominion University. NAU-Yavapai, with a campus in Prescott Valley, offers four baccalaureate courses of study, which can be completed in three years.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, with residential campuses in Prescott and Florida, is a world leader in aviation and aerospace education. Prescott College, a private college for the study of liberal arts and the environment, offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. There are also business seminars available with classes that are just for fun and recreation.
Prescott Valley AZ Education and Higher Learning
Humboldt Unified School District
6411 N. Robert Rd., Prescott Valley
Mountain Institute Joint Technological Institute #2
3003 Centerpointe East Dr., Prescott
1100 E. Sheldon, Prescott
Northern Arizona University –Yavapai
7351 E. Civic Cir., Prescott Valley