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Empowered by critical thinking.

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Confidence in personal learning. Empowered by critical thinking.

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Confidence in personal learning. Empowered by critical thinking.

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Confidence in personal learning. Empowered by critical thinking.

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Quick Facts

  • Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
  • PreK - 12
  • 7:1 Student-Teacher Ratio
  • 14 + Average years of teaching experience
  • 63% of Faculty and Administration hold a master’s degree or higher
  • International Baccalaureate


“I have 2 boys - an eighth and a fifth grader. Both of them have been at RSPS since they were 3. We have been very happy with the school. It provides an excellent mix of academics and enrichment in extra curricular activities. I am happy to see how my boys have developed over the years.”


“If Rancho didn't let me take both French and Spanish, I wouldn't have discovered my passion for languages, which led to me minoring in Arabic and Spanish in college. The extended essay in the IB Programme led me to my interest in global security and intelligence. I am grateful to Rancho for pushing me academically and I could not be more excited for college!”


Teacher Highlight

RS World Language instructor, Camelia Tumminello, was recently featured in CBS Local, Let's Get To Work Phoenix.  Ms. Tumminello joined Rancho Solano with a Master of Arts in French Literature from Yale University and ten years teaching experience.   You can read her full interview with CBS Local, Let's Get to Work Phoenix, here:  Teacher Helps Students To Learn and Think Far Beyond Phoenix     

Camelia Tumminello

Student Highlight

Shannon Gurley, who graduates from Rancho Solano next year, has been a student at the school since she was four years old, beginning in PreK. We caught up with Shannon to ask her a few questions about her accomplishments and plans beyond RSPS. You have had some extraordinary experiences as a RS student. Could you share some of the most significant? Rancho has provided me with some amazing opportunities and experiences to step outside my comfort zone. During the summer of 2014 I travelled to England to study the challenges of democracy in the modern world at the University of Oxford. My time in Oxford was amazing, challenging, eye-opening, and overall one of the most memorable two weeks of my life. Earlier in the summer of 2014 I was selected to attend an introductory course at the Arizona State University Engineering School about their program, Engineering Projects in Community Service, where I was challenged to think critically and take an entrepreneur and service-based approach to engineering. The program was a great way to introduce myself to the field of engineering with a focus on community service and an emphasis on collaborative learning. You are an outstanding scholar on track to earn your IB Diploma and were recently named 1st Team All-State in Division V by the AIA 365 coaches. How do you successfully balance both academics and athletics? Both volleyball and school are very important things in my life. Balancing the two is hard but the main thing is time management and prioritizing my time so I can successfully complete practices, workouts, projects, essays, homework, etc. I have to make sacrifices on certain things like hanging out with friends or binge watching shows on Netflix, but to me it is all worth it. What are your plans for college and beyond? I’m still a little uncertain about my future. I do want to attend a university and hopefully have the opportunity to play volleyball while studying. As of right now, I’m interested in majoring in Bio-chemistry before attending medical school to eventually become a practicing physician.

Shannon Gurley

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  • Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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  • 9180 E Via de Ventura
  • Scottsdale, AZ 85258
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