Schools in Prescott

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. PUSD is a student-centered school district whose mission is to collaborate with families and communities to educate students by providing a safe and engaging learning environment.

146 S. Granite Street
Prescott, AZ 86303
928-445-5400 • 800-445-9806

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.

Kestrel High School
325 N. Washington Avenue
Prescott, AZ 86301

Mountain Oak Charter School
1455 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301

Northpoint Expeditionary Learning Academy
551 First Street
Prescott, AZ 86301

Orme School
1000 E. Orme School Road
Mayer, AZ 86333

Primavera School
1446 Moyer Road
Prescott, AZ 86303

Sacred Heart Catholic School
131 N. Summit Avenue
Prescott, AZ 86301

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

Prescott College is a national leader in experiential education. The college offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a Ph.D. in Sustainability Education. 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

At this newest campus of NAU, located in Prescott Valley adjacent to the Prescott Valley Public Library, students can complete a full Bachelor of Arts degree in 3 years at the best university tuition rate in Arizona. Programs are available in Applied Human Behavior, Community Development & Sustainability, Entrepreneurship, and Service Industry Management. All classes are hybrid: both in person and online.

7351 E. Civic Circle
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314
928-775-4567 • 800-426-8315

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.

Yavapai College Foundation
Guided by volunteers representing all of Yavapai County, YCF actively promotes philanthropy and manages donated resources for the advancement of Yavapai College. Formed in 1972, the Foundation has provided scholarships, funding for new college facilities, and has been a driving force in bringing new ideas and economic development to Yavapai County. The Foundation pursues and welcomes private donations in order to ensure that local college education remains accessible and affordable and that the caliber of its scholarship for teaching and technical education at Yavapai College is second to none.

1100 E. Sheldon Street
Prescott, AZ 86301
928-445-7300 • 800-922-6787

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

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 bachelors 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