Here are the Top 10 charter schools and private schools in Arizona, based on public voting for the 2022 edition of Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll. Ranking Arizona is based purely on opinion and ranks companies based on how voters answer this simple question: with whom would you recommend doing business?

READ ALSO: Ranking Arizona Top 10 lists for 2022

Want to buy a copy of the 2022 edition of Ranking Arizona when it becomes available? Click here. Want information on advertising in the 2023 edition of Ranking Arizona? Click here.

Here are the Top 10 charter schools and private schools in Arizona, as featured in the 2022 edition of Ranking Arizona:

Charter schools

1. Legacy Traditional Schools

Background: Legacy Traditional Schools believes there is no limit to what a student can achieve with a great education. Legacy’s non-profit network of tuition-free, A-rated public charter schools was founded on this principle, and it underlies our mission to educate lifelong learners and develop engaged citizens. Every Legacy Traditional School features a rigorous, well-rounded curriculum that emphasizes all areas of academic study, including the arts, physical education and extensive athletics and extracurricular activities. In 2021-2022, we are educating 25,000 students at more than 20 schools in Arizona (Greater Phoenix, northwest Tucson, Maricopa and Casa Grande), Nevada (North Las Vegas, Southwest Las Vegas and Henderson), Texas (San Antonio) and online at Legacy Traditional Schools. In 2022-23, Legacy is opening two campuses in Arizona (San Tan Valley) and Texas (Cibolo).

2. Academies of Math and Science

3. Edkey Inc.-Sequoia Schools

4. Benjamin Franklin Charter School

5. BASIS Charter Schools

6. Heritage Academy Schools

7. Great Hearts Academies

8. American Leadership Academy

9. ASU Preparatory Academy

10. Villa Montessori

Private schools

1. Northwest Christian School

Background: Northwest Christian School is a private Christian school with a mission to provide an educational program which upholds high standards of scholastic and behavioral excellence and furnishes instruction in Bible-based Christian faith. It is Northwest Christian School’s greatest honor to enable students to develop a Christian world view and prepare them to fulfill their God-ordained roles. NCS offers on-the-ground, traditional classroom experiences, online Christian education, and new, fully transferrable Frameworks online courses for public school students seeking Biblical world view.

2. Grand Canyon University

3. St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic School

4. Xavier College Preparatory

5. Mission Montessori

6. Notre Dame Preparatory High School

7. Seton Catholic Preparatory High School

8. Paradise Valley Christian Preparatory

9. Phoenix Country Day School

10. ValleyLutheran High School

Think someone else should be on the list? To make your vote count in the 2023 edition of Ranking Arizona, click here to vote.

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ranking Arizona, get your tickets today to the Best of the Best Bash, which will be held Thursday, April 21, 2022 at OdySea Aquarium. For tickets, click here.

Voting for the 2023 issue of Ranking Arizona ends July 31, 2022.