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Best High School 2013 Gold AwardWelcome to University High School! For the third year in a row, University High School is the #1 school in the state according to AIMS scores and student growth as ranked by the Arizona Department of Education. In addition to this honor, US News and World Report recently named University High School the #2 school in Arizona and the #8 school in the nation for college preparation out of over 29,000 schools! Congratulations to our teachers, staff, students, and community for your hard work and dedication to excellence.

Located in Tolleson, Arizona, we opened our doors in 2006 and strive to prepare high school students for college. With a rigorous curriculum, high expectations for our students, and a challenging environment, our goal is to prepare students to be successful in their next level of education. The priority deadline for our Class of 2019 was November 20, 2014. At this time, University High is proud to announce that we have reached our student capacity, and we are sad to say that we can no longer take applications for the 2015-16 school year. The new Class of 2020 applications are now available. Please visit our New Student Information page for the application and additional acceptance information.


A Message from our Academic Dean

Dear Parents, Students, Faculty, and Community,

Welcome to another great year at our school. The students and staff of University High are committed to making this school year another year of academic advancement. It is our hope that this website becomes a resource for parents and students as you achieve academic excellence.

Here at University High, we believe you control your own academic success. We strive to provide students with the experiences and resources necessary to accomplish this noble goal. The highly qualified and dedicated staff members are committed to empowering you to develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and reflective practices associated with academic attainment. The curriculum at University High School will challenge you through college-level courses in a variety of disciplines. The rigor will create a context for discovering your intellectual potential and encourage you to apply your skills in real world situations. You can achieve academic greatness!

Every member of the University High learning community is excited to be part of your journey toward academic attainment. We look forward to a successful school year and encourage you to set high goals and achieve personal greatness.

Most Sincerely,

Susan Thompson

Susan Thompson
Academic Dean


What's New
Site Council Meeting

We invite all parents to attend our University High's Title 1 Site Council meetings. Read more >>>


 
Stay Up-to-Date

Be sure to check out our August and September newsletter to stay up-to-date on all of our happenings.


 
Academic Consultation Night

Mark your calendar for our University High Academic Consultation Night. Read more >>>


 
Pasta Potluck Parent Night

Our first annual University Pasta Potluck Parent Night was a great success. We had over one-hundred people attend. We want to thank those that came out and joined us. 


 
School Board Special Recognition

U.S. News and World Report have ranked University High eighth in the nation. Read more >>>


 
Site Council Meeting

We invite all parents to attend our University High's Title 1 Site Council meetings. Read more >>>


 
Stay Up-to-Date

Be sure to check out our August and September newsletter to stay up-to-date on all of our happenings.


 
Academic Consultation Night

Mark your calendar for our University High Academic Consultation Night. Read more >>>


 
Pasta Potluck Parent Night

Our first annual University Pasta Potluck Parent Night was a great success. We had over one-hundred people attend. We want to thank those that came out and joined us. 


 
School Board Special Recognition

U.S. News and World Report have ranked University High eighth in the nation. Read more >>>


 
Site Council Meeting

We invite all parents to attend our University High's Title 1 Site Council meetings. Read more >>>


 
Stay Up-to-Date

Be sure to check out our August and September newsletter to stay up-to-date on all of our happenings.


 
Academic Consultation Night

Mark your calendar for our University High Academic Consultation Night. Read more >>>


 
Pasta Potluck Parent Night

Our first annual University Pasta Potluck Parent Night was a great success. We had over one-hundred people attend. We want to thank those that came out and joined us. 


 
School Board Special Recognition

U.S. News and World Report have ranked University High eighth in the nation. Read more >>>


 
Site Council Meeting

We invite all parents to attend our University High's Title 1 Site Council meetings. Read more >>>


 
Stay Up-to-Date

Be sure to check out our August and September newsletter to stay up-to-date on all of our happenings.


 
Academic Consultation Night

Mark your calendar for our University High Academic Consultation Night. Read more >>>


 
Pasta Potluck Parent Night

Our first annual University Pasta Potluck Parent Night was a great success. We had over one-hundred people attend. We want to thank those that came out and joined us. 


 
School Board Special Recognition

U.S. News and World Report have ranked University High eighth in the nation. Read more >>>


 
Site Council Meeting

We invite all parents to attend our University High's Title 1 Site Council meetings. Read more >>>


 
Stay Up-to-Date

Be sure to check out our August and September newsletter to stay up-to-date on all of our happenings.


 
Academic Consultation Night

Mark your calendar for our University High Academic Consultation Night. Read more >>>


 
Pasta Potluck Parent Night

Our first annual University Pasta Potluck Parent Night was a great success. We had over one-hundred people attend. We want to thank those that came out and joined us. 


 
School Board Special Recognition

U.S. News and World Report have ranked University High eighth in the nation. Read more >>>


 
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