Arizona Agribusiness and Equine opened their Paradise Valley Campus in 2000 for students in 9th through 12th grades with an average enrollment of 274 students per year. The school located in Phoenix has received excellent reviews from parents and students.
The school offers an excellent curriculum with a wide array of programs including languages such as Japanese, Spanish, and the foreign languages offered at the Community College. The school also offers special programs that cater to the specific needs of students including learning disabilities and emotional behavioral disabilities.
Extra curricular activities include orchestra, band, choir, drama, photography, and equine activities for both boys and girls.
All students that attend Arizona Agribusiness and Equine at the Paradise Valley Campus also attend at least one college course, which allows them to earn college credits while still being in high school. Students that graduated in 2002 on average received 46 transferable college credits with a 3.0 GPA. Three of the graduates earned AA degrees with their high school degrees.
Parents are very pleased with the achievement of their students and students are proud of the accomplishments they can receive while attending the high school. Parents of special education students are excited with the improvement they have experienced since placing their children in Arizona Agribusiness and Equine.
Tenth grade students in Arizona are required to take the AIMS exam that is to measure their knowledge and to ensure the students are meeting or exceeding the standards set forth by the state. Tenth graders at Arizona Agribusiness & Equine Paradise Valley Campus that met or exceeded the exam in reading was 91% with the state average at 78%, in science 71% passed with the state average at 42%, in writing 89% while the state average was 68%, and in math 77% with the state at 83%. Students held average above that the state standards except in math, which was a small percentage below the average when compared to students across the state.
Arizona Agribusiness and Equine – Paradise Valley Campus
17811 N. 32nd St.
Phoenix, AZ 85032