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Education in the Verde Valley

District Schools

Beaver Creek School

District Office: 4810 E. Beaver Creek Road, Rimrock 567-4631

Principal/Superintendent: Karin Ward

Grades: K-8


Camp Verde Unified School District

District Office: Camp Lincoln Road. 567-8000

Superintendent: Dan Brown

Grades: K-12


Camp Verde Elementary, 200 Camp Lincoln Road, 567-8060, Principal Debra Pottorff; Camp Verde Middle School, 370 Camp Lincoln Road, 567-8014, Principal Danny Howe; Camp Verde High School, 1326 N. Montezuma Castle Hwy, 567-8033, Principal Bob Weir; South Verde Technology Magnet School, 462 S. Main St., 567-8076, Principal Steve King

Clarkdale-Jerome School District #3

District Office: 1615 Main St. Clarkdale 634-5035

Principal/Superintendent: Kathleen Fleenor

Grades: K-8


Cottonwood-Oak Creek District #6

District Office: 1 N. Willard St. Cottonwood 634-2288

Superintendent: Barbara U’Ren

Grades: K-8


Cottonwood Elementary, 301 N. Willard, 634-2191, Principal Randy Koeppe; Dr. Daniel Bright Elementary, 1500 Monte Tesoro, 634-7039; Oak Creek School, 11490 E. Purple Sage, 639-5109, Principal Ben Russel; Tavasci Elementary School, 2939 Del Rio Dr., 649-8144, Principal Sandra Huson; Cottonwood Middle School, 500 E. Mingus Ave., 634-2231, Principal Denise Kennedy

Mingus Union High School

District Office: 1801 E. Fir Ave. Cottonwood 634-7531

Superintendent: Tim Foist; Principal Tamara Addis

Principal: Grades: 9-12


Sedona-Oak Creek Unified School District #9

District Office: 221 Brewer Road, Suite 100, Sedona 204-6800

Superintendent: Mike Aylstock

Grades: K-12


Sedona Red Rock High School, 995 Upper Red Rock Loop Road, 204-6700, Principal David Lykins; West Sedona Elementary, 570 Posse Ground Rd., 204-6600, Principal Lisa Hirsch; Big Park Community School, 25 W. Saddlehorn, 204-6500, Principal Steve Gardner

Charter Schools

Accelerated Learning Charter School

320 S. Main St., Cottonwood, 86326; 634-0650

Director William Thompson

Grades PreK-8

American Heritage Academy

Office: 2030 E. Cherry St. Cottonwood, 86326; 634-2144

675 Sunland, Camp Verde 86322; 567-0462

Administrator: Steve Anderson

Grades: K-12

A uniform school


Arizona Upgrade Academy

327 S. 15th St. Cottonwood 86322; 634-3722

Administrator: Allen Smithson

Grades: 5-8


Verde Valley Montessori School

215 S. Main St., 634-3288; Cottonwood, 86326

Director Mary Ann Green

Grades Age 3-6th grade


Chester Newton Charter & Sunnyside Montessori School

30 Hwy. 260 East, Camp Verde 567-2363

Director: Dr. Betty Chester

Grades: K-8

New Visions Academy

125 N. Sixth St., Cottonwood, 86326; 634-7320

Administrator Ann Shaw

Grades 9-12

PACE Preparatory Academy

155 S. Montezuma Castle Hwy, Camp Verde 86322; 567-1805

Grades 6-12

Rimrock Public High School

3705 Beaver Creek Road, Rimrock 86335; 567-9213

Director: Kathleen McCabe

Grades 9-12


Sedona Charter School

165 Kachina Drive, Sedona 204-6464

Administrator: Alice Madar

Grades: K-8 Montessori


Private Schools

Camp Verde United Christian School

903 W. Finnie Flat Road, Camp Verde 567-0415

Administrator: John Watson

Grades: K-8


We believe the Christian school is part of the Christian home and church and it exists to supplement and assist these institutions, not to replace them.

Copper Canyon Academy

Office: 3095 Coronado Trail, Rimrock 567-1322

Director: Paul Taylor

Grades: 9-12


Non-traditional boarding school for girls only, an emotional-growth facility.

Oak Creek Ranch School

1165 E. Willow Point Rd. Cornville 634-5571

Director: David Wick Jr.

Head Master: David Wick Jr.

Grades: Ages 12-19

Co-ed private boarding school


Southwestern Academy - Beaver Creek Ranch Campus

8800 E, Ranch Campus Rd, Rimrock 567-4581

Head of Campus: Jack Leyden

Grades: 9-12

College-prep boarding school and ESL are an emphasis

Verde Valley Christian School

102 S. Willard St. Cottonwood 634-8113

Administrator: Henry Brown

Grades: Pre-6


Certified teachers, Bible-base curriculum

Verde Valley School of Sedona

3511 Verde Valley School Road, Sedona 284-2272

Head Master: Paul Domingue

Grades: 9-12


An International Baccalaureate school

Verde Valley Adventist Church School

51 W. Mingus Ave., Cottonwood 634-7322

Grades: 1-8

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