Chaparral High School (Arizona)
|Chaparral High School|
6935 East Gold Dust Avenue
|School district||Scottsdale Unified School District|
|Student to teacher ratio||22.69|
Chaparral opened in February 1973 with 800 students, comprising freshman, sophomore, and junior classes. The principal was James Curlett. The initial structures were built at a cost of $3.5 million. Chaparral's first graduates were the class of 1974.
Student body and academics
The high school holds the state record for having the most National Merit Scholars in one year (37 in 2014). Additionally, the school has also earned the record most in-state Presidential Scholars in Arizona, with 17 in 2003.
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