List of high schools in the Peoria Unified School District

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This is a list of the high schools in the Peoria Unified School District in order of completion.

Peoria High School[edit]

Peoria High School
Address
11200 North 83rd Ave.
Peoria, Arizona
United States
Information
Established 1923
Principal Mr. Paul Bower
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,624 (October 1, 2012)[1]
Color(s)           Green and Gold
Mascot Black Panther
Website

Peoria High School is a public secondary school located in Peoria, Arizona, United States. The high school is a part of the Peoria Unified School District. The school opened its doors in August 1919, since which it has maintained an Excelling academic status. Approximately 2,000 students are enrolled, and because of this, Peoria is a Class 4A school, as rated by the Arizona Interscholastic Association. Its mascot is the Panther. Peoria is the fifth-largest and oldest high school in the Peoria Unified School District. Peoria's sports and arts programs are referred to as the “Panther Pride”. The principal is Mr. Paul Bower and vice principals include Monique Molina, Tara Willoby, and Philip Camacho.

Feeder schools[edit]

  • Alta Loma Elementary (choice between Peoria and Kellis)
  • Cheyenne Elementary
  • Peoria Elementary
  • Santa Fe Elementary (some areas attend Centennial High School)
  • Sun Valley (some areas attend Kellis High School)
  • Sky View Elementary

Cactus High School[edit]

Cactus High School
Location
Glendale, Arizona
United States
Information
Established 1977
Principal Debbie McKintosh
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,397 (October 1, 2012)[1]
Color(s)           Blue & Silver
Mascot Cobra
Website

Cactus High School is a public secondary school located in Glendale, Arizona, United States. The high school is a part of the Peoria Unified School District. The school opened its doors in August 1977, since which it has maintained an Excelling academic status. Approximately 1,300 students are enrolled, and because of this, Cactus is a Class 4A school as rated by the Arizona Interscholastic Association. Its mascot is the Cobra. Cactus is the smallest high school in the Peoria Unified School District, by student population. The principal is Tad Bloss and vice principals include Holly Medina, Stephanie Bend, and Brian Duguid.

Main article: Cactus High School

Feeder schools[edit]

  • Canyon Elementary
  • Foothills Elementary
  • Kachina Elementary
  • Marshall Ranch Elementary (some areas have a choice between Cactus and Ironwood High School)
  • Oakwood Elementary
  • Paseo Verde Elementary (some areas attend Centennial High School)
  • Pioneer Elementary

Ironwood High School[edit]

Ironwood High School
Address
6051 West Sweetwater Avenue
Glendale, Arizona 85304
United States
Information
Established 1986
Principal Vance Setka
Faculty 188
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,996 (October 1, 2012)[1]
Color(s)           Red & Grey
Mascot The Ironwood Eagle
Website

Ironwood High School is a public secondary school located in Glendale, Arizona, United States. The high school is a part of the Peoria Unified School District. The school opened its doors in August 1986, since which it has maintained an Excelling academic status. Since 2004, it has offered the IB Diploma Programme to its junior and senior year students, with a Pre-IB program for its freshman and sophomore-year students. Approximately 2,000 students are enrolled, making Ironwood a 5A Conference school as determined by the Arizona Interscholastic Association. Its mascot is the Bald Eagle. Ironwood is the second largest high school in the Peoria Unified School District by student enrollment. The principal is Vance Setka, and vice principals include Mark Borkowski, Russell Dunham and Caitlin Filleman.

Main article: Ironwood High School

Feeder schools[edit]

  • Desert Palms
  • Desert Valley
  • Copperwood
  • Heritage
  • Marshall Ranch (some areas have a choice between Ironwood and Cactus High School)
  • Sahuaro Ranch

Centennial High School[edit]

Centennial High School
Address
14388 N. 79th Avenue
Peoria, Arizona
United States
Information
Established 1990
Principal Davita Solter
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 2,128 (October 1, 2012)[1]
Color(s)                Red, White & Blue
Mascot Coyote
Website

Centennial High School is a public secondary school located in Peoria, Arizona, United States. The high school is a part of the Peoria Unified School District. The school opened its doors in August 1990, since which it has maintained an Excelling academic status. Approximately 2,100 students are enrolled, and because of this, Centennial is a 5A Conference school, as rated by the Arizona Interscholastic Association. Its mascot is the Arizona Coyote. Centennial is the largest high school in the Peoria Unified School District, by student population. Centennial’s sports and arts programs are referred to as the “Pride of the Pack”. The principal is Davita Solter and vice principals include Steve Armstrong, Christine Lopezlira, and Mike Sivertson.

Feeder schools[edit]

  • Desert Harbor Elementary
  • Ira Murphy Elementary (choice between Centennial and Peoria high schools)
  • Oasis Elementary
  • Paseo Verde Elementary (some areas attend Cactus High School)
  • Santa Fe Elementary (some areas attend Peoria High School)
  • Sundance Elementary

Sunrise Mountain High School[edit]

Sunrise Mountain High School
Address
21200 N 83rd Ave
Peoria, Arizona 85382
United States
Information
Established 1996
Principal Dave Svorinic
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,580 (October 1, 2012)[1]
Color(s)           Purple & Gold
Mascot Mustang
Website

Sunrise Mountain High School is a public secondary school located in Peoria, Arizona, United States. The high school is a part of the Peoria Unified School District. The school opened its doors in August 1996, since which it has maintained an Excelling academic status. Approximately 1,500 students are enrolled, and because of this, Sunrise Mountain is a Class 4A school, as rated by the Arizona Interscholastic Association. Its mascot is the Mustang. Sunrise Mountain is considered the sixth largest high school in the Peoria Unified School District, by student population. Sunrise Mountain's sports and arts programs are referred to as the “Sunrise Mustangs”. The principal is Dave Svorinic and vice principals include Clay Carpenter, Donna Short, and Christine Gutierrez.

Feeder schools[edit]

  • Apache Elementary
  • Coyote Hills Elementary (Some areas attend Liberty High School)
  • Frontier Elementary

Raymond S. Kellis High School[edit]

Raymond S. Kellis High School
Location
Glendale, Arizona
United States
Information
Established 2004
Principal Jeffery Wooten
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,878 (October 1, 2012)[1]
Color(s)           Gold & Navy Blue
Mascot Cougars
Website

Raymond S. Kellis High School is a public secondary school located in Glendale, Arizona, United States. The high school is a part of the Peoria Unified School District. The school opened its doors in August 2004, since which it has maintained an Excelling academic status. Approximately 1,800 students are enrolled, and because of this, Kellis is a Class 4A school, as rated by the Arizona Interscholastic Association. Its mascot is the Cougar. Raymond S. Kellis is considered the fourth largest high school in the Peoria Unified School District, by student population. Kellis' sports and arts programs are referred to as the “Courageous Cougars”. The principal is Jeffrey Wooten and vice principals include Rosa McCollum, Dale Nicol, and Stanley Patterson.

Feeder Schools[edit]

  • Alta Loma Elementary (choice between Kellis and Peoria high schools)
  • Cotton Boll Elementary
  • Country Meadows Elementary
  • Sun Valley Elementary (some areas attend Peoria High School)

Liberty High School[edit]

Liberty High School
Location
Peoria, Arizona
United States
Information
Established 2006
Principal John Croteau
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,967 (October 1, 2012)[1]
Color(s)                Red, Black, & White
Mascot Lion
Website

Liberty High School is a public secondary school located in Peoria, Arizona, United States. The high school is a part of the Peoria Unified School District. The school opened its doors in August 2006, since which it has maintained an Excelling academic status. Approximately 1,600 students are enrolled, and because of this, Liberty is a Class 4A school, as rated by the Arizona Interscholastic Association. Its mascot is the African Lion. Liberty is the third largest high school in the Peoria Unified School District, by student population. Liberty's sports and arts programs are referred to as the “Liberty Lions”. The principal is Ali Bridgewater and vice principals include Rick Johnson, Pat Redl, and Susan Schmit.

Feeder schools[edit]

  • Parkridge Elementary
  • Lake Pleasant Elementary
  • Vistancia Elementary
  • Zuni Hills Elementary

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