Since 1954, Rancho Solano’s small class sizes, highly trained and passionate teachers, personalized academic curriculum and wide range of course offerings at all levels have helped students develop the character and competitive edge they need to excel in college and beyond.

Our history as a world-class educational institution reflects a proven approach that leads to success.

Below are the milestones we’ve achieved, and the resources you’ll need to be a part of our next chapter of success.

Our Milestones
  • 1954     Rancho Solano Preparatory School founded by the Bayer and Freesmeyer families
  • 1954     Inaugural opening at Missouri Campus
  • 1979     Union Hills Campus established
  • 1991     Greenway Campus established
  • 2003     Gilbert Campus created
  • 2007     Rancho Solano Private Schools joins the Meritas International Family of Schools
  • 2008     Union Hills Campus (PK-8th grade) relocated to Hillcrest Campus
  • 2008     The inaugural freshman class joins Rancho Solano Preparatory Upper School at the Hillcrest Campus
  • 2009     The freshman and sophomore classes relocate to the Union Hills Campus
  • 2010     Rancho Solano Preparatory Upper School is designated an authorized International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme School
  • 2012     Rancho Solano Preparatory Upper School graduates first class in May
  • 2012     Rancho Solano's new 6th-12th grade Middle & Upper School Campus opens in August
  • 2013     Opening of Upper School Athletic Complex & Student Center
  • 2017     Rancho Solano joins the York Education Group. 
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If you’d like to be a part of our esteemed history and our bright future at Rancho Solano, you’ll want to learn more about:

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  • Preschool – 5th Grades
  • 5656 E Greenway
  • Scottsdale, AZ 85254
  • USA
  • 6th-12th Grades
  • 9180 E Via de Ventura
  • Scottsdale, AZ 85258
  • USA

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