Rancho Solano Preparatory School

9180 E. Via De Ventura
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Tel: 212-232-0266 x826
Gr: (Boarding) 9-12 | 1100 students
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"Rancho Solano is for leaders: students who want to excel and create stepping-stones for their future." -Hogan, Class of 2013

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Definition of Terms 
2014 School Data
Rancho Solano Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding) 9-12 7-12
Grades Offered (Day) Pre-K-12 7-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support No No
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1954 1909

Student Body

Enrollment 1100 students 295 students
% International Students 28% 20%
% Students Boarding 30% 68%
Average SAT Score 1623 * National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 1310 - 2140 -
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Formal Casual
Average Class Size 16 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:10 1:7
Number of IB Courses Offered 23 -
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 88% 67%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes


Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
(*Covers tuition, room & board)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$18,225 $27,675
Tuition international students $43,300 $45,400
Merit Scholarships Offered No No


Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required No Yes
Director of Admissions Erica Johnson
Erik Srnka

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses


# Interscholastic Sports Offered 12 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball


Total Extracurricular Organizations 20 24
ExtracurricularsArt, Band, Cheerleading, Choir, Dance, Debate, Drama, Entrepreneur Club, Equestrian Club, French Club, Golf, Model UN, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Photography, Pre-Med Club, Strength Training, Student Ambassador Program, Student Government, Yearbook

College Matriculation

Year: 2013-2014 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Arizona State University 2
New York University 2
Brown University 1
Pennsylvania State University 1
Princeton University 1
Purdue University 1
Rhode Island School of Design 1
University of California at San Diego 1
University of Massachusetts 1
University of Wisconsin 1
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School Notes:

  • Rancho Solano Preparatory School is an international learning community committed to educating, empowering and inspiring students from early childhood through 12th grade.  Our teaching approach is focused on cultivating excellence in core competencies and developing critical thinking, complex problem-solving, and high-order reasoning skills.  Our inspiring educators spark student achievement through interactive, discussion-based instructional techniques in small groups and individualized personal learning opportunities. 
  • School accreditations: National Independent Private Schools Association, AdvancED (Advancing Excellence in Education Worldwide), International Baccalaureate Programme (IB), National Independent Private School Association (NIPSA)

Nearby Schools:

The nearest boarding school is The Orme School (61.7 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Mayer, AZThe Orme School
    1000 Orme School Road, H.C. 63, Box 3040
    MayerAZ 86333
    61.7 mi | 105 students | Gr. 9-12
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