Rancho Solano Preparatory School in Scottsdale, Arizona, United States is a leading private school in Arizona offering an advanced pre-K through high school curriculum. Our teaching approach is focused on cultivating excellence in core competencies and developing critical thinking, complex problem-solving, and high-order reasoning skills. One of top IB schools! Our college preparatory curriculum emphasizes critical thinking and is brought to life in a student-centered environment. We use the Education Research Bureau CTP4 assessment to measure critical thinking (Verbal and Quantitative Reasoning).
Rancho Solano Preparatory School is the only private school in the greater Phoenix area to receive IB authorization. The IB Diploma Programme is recognized worldwide for its academic rigor and holistic approach to education.
The average rate of IB students into university/college is 22 percentage points higher than the average acceptance rate of the total population. The acceptance rate of IB students into Ivy League institutions (Princeton, Yale, Brown, Harvard, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, University of Pennsylvania) is between 3 and 13 percentage points higher compared to the total population acceptance rate.