Elementary School Guide


The Elementary School years are some of the most formative years of your children’s early life. There are SO MANY wonderful schools in our area to choose from. To make it easier for you to see your options, we have created our comprehensive list of Elementary Schools. Read about some of our sponsored schools and take a look at the tabs below for all of the school options in our area.

Need some more school advice? Take a look at the articles below written by some of our local Phoenix Moms!


Phoenix Moms Sponsored Schools

Dynamite Montessori Academy

Are you searching for an alternative to traditional education in the North Scottsdale, Phoenix and Cave Creek areas? We are an AMI Recognized Montessori Program celebrating our 25th year! Our elementary classes are a highly academic, collaborative learning environment in which children are encouraged to follow their interests across a variety of academic subjects. Children learn math, STEM, history, language, culture and so much more! Our head teachers have completed the AMI Montessori training (Master’s Degree Equivalent) for their respective levels. We offer a bilingual Spanish immersion program, where students receive daily Spanish lessons and instruction in Spanish. Sports and Movement are an integral part of the Elementary program. Students receive instruction in tennis, soccer, basketball and other activities. Students gain a hands-on nature education by working with our farm animals and gardens on our 5-acre property. All students are eligible to receive ESA Scholarship funds between $7,200 – $7,800/year. No income requirement!

Call to schedule a tour today 480-563-5710 or email [email protected]

28807 N. 53rd Street
Cave Creek, AZ 85331

(480) 563-5710

Guidepost Montessori at North Scottsdale

Welcome to Guidepost Montessori Elementary! Designed for children ages 6 to 12 years old, this program combines classical academic subjects with student-led project-based work, allowing each child to work at their own pace and reach their full potential. Through individual lessons with the teacher and during their own independent projects, children gain advanced knowledge of math, language, literature, science, history, geography, culture, and art. We accept ESA! Now enrolling for the 2023-2024 school year.

Visit our website and schedule a tour.

20624 N 76th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85255 US

Preform to Learn

Perform to Learn Academy provides a setting that encourages constant engagement of the student’s interest and attention. Each classroom is strategically designed with a holistic sensory experience in mind. Each classroom is purposefully equipped with a myriad of multi-sensory, kinesthetic, and play-based resources and opportunities. The students are given an opportunity to learn the core-concepts of early childhood and elementary education through a holistic play-based curriculum.

three valley locations

(480) 561-6546

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