Links to Helpful Information About Prescott
Prescott rated in the top 10 places to retire by Money Magazine. Read the full article here.
City and County
YRMC West Campus – Prescott
YRMC East Campus – Prescott Valley
Del E. Webb Outpatient Center – Prescott Valley
Schools and Colleges
There are nine schools in the Prescott Unified School District ; six elementary (grades K-5), two middle schools (grades 6-8), and one high school, with a total enrollment of approximately 5500 students. Kindergarten classes average 20 students per class, elementary school classes average 25.
Prescott Schools offer an excellent basic curriculum, mandated by the Arizona Department of Education, and enhanced by several special programs including gifted education, special education, creative arts, Title 1 reading, computer education, music education, Math Counts and nature education. Students consistently score above the national average in standardized testing.
For more information on Prescott Public Schools, please use the following links:
Miller Valley Elementary
Taylor Hicks School
Washington Traditional School
Abia Judd Elementary School
Lincoln Elementary School
Granite Mountain Middle School
Mile High Middle School
Prescott High School
PEAK Alternative High School
Northpoint Expeditionary Learning Academy
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), located on a 520 acre campus in Prescott, is the world’s preeminent institution of higher education specializing in the fields of aviation and aerospace. The 4 year curriculum at ERAU covers the entire spectrum of engineering, research, manufacturing, marketing, and management of modern aircraft and the systems that support them. The university operates a multimillion-dollar flight training center at Prescott Municipal Airport . Enrollment at the Prescott Campus is approximately 1,750 students coming from 50 states and 25 countries. More information about Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University can be found on their website.
Yavapai Community College is a public two-year institution offering both university transfer education and occupation education. Yavapai College offers 18 various degree programs and 20 different certificate programs. Through an arrangement with Northern Arizona University (see below), credits can be earned toward bachelor’s and master’s degrees. A popular non-credit retirement college hosts 900 students over the age of 62. The college has instituted the Small Business Development Center to assist in the establishment and administration of new ventures. Day and evening classes are available for either full or part-time students. More information about Yavapai Community College can be found on their web site, at www2.yc.edu
Prescott College is a small, private, liberal arts college with a strong emphasis on ecological literacy and experiential education. Founded in 1966, Prescott College serves the needs of approximately 1,000 students in three programs of study. More information about Prescott College can be found on their web site, at www.prescott.edu