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9-12
Public charter
Chandler, AZ
Students enrolled: 150
Before care: No
After care: No

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2200 N. Arizona Ave.
Chandler, AZ 85224

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(480) 726-9536
(480) 726-9543
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October 09, 2014
El Dorado High School Expands Its Vocational Offerings For Students! The East Valley Institute of Technology, or EVIT, program is working closely with El Dorado High School in order to provide students with an exciting array of vocational opportunities! This year, students at El Dorado may enroll in an expanded range of courses at EVIT. They include free studies in automotive technology, cosmetology, welding, police and fire science, culinary arts, precision machinery, dental and medical assisting, HVAC, radio and TV broadcasting, video production, nursing assisting, veterinary assisting, aviation, surgical technology, pharmacy and much more! Apply now to this exciting program by contacting the El Dorado front office at 480-726-9536.

- submitted by a teacher
August 13, 2014
My daughter went here for 1 week and that was all it took to take her out and place her in another school. She enjoyed the atmosphere, curriculum, teachers and students. The problem was their transportation. They are irresponsible and inconsistent with picking up and dropping off the kids at designated spots. The driver doesn't always go to each stop each day, he picks and chooses which ones. He doesn't show up on time each day. One day he was 30 minutes late which made the kids 20 minutes late to school. One day he was over 10 minutes early, and my daughter missed the bus. One day he had a personal appointment so he didn't have time to go to her stop at all and just drove her back to school after dropping the other kids off. Other kids have complained to my daughter that he never came to their stop at all some mornings, making them late to school. This place was too far away and my schedule too complicated for me to drive her there myself so I had to take her out. If you don't have to rely on their school bus, then this school would be okay for your teen.

- submitted by a parent
February 12, 2014
My school is a very unique school. We have 3 classes a day, they are an hour 45 minutes, yes it is longer but you get more one on one time with the teachers!!! Plus no school on Fridays!!! :D!

- submitted by a student
February 06, 2014
El Dorado has a very laid back environment and room for students and teachers to know each other on a one-on-one basis. This does allow for things, in my personal opinion, to be taught more thoroughly. At a larger school, you might not understand something and have to wait until the next day or after school in order to reiterate it. Here, it's different, because you can ask during class and not feel awkward about it, possibly making it easier for shyer people with the same problems to get their full education.The teachers also seem almost overqualified in some cases. I absolutely love this school.

- submitted by a student
February 06, 2014
ive been here for 3 years and i absoultely love my school. the staff feel like family to me and i respect and care for them all. i am a graduating senior and have only thrived so much because of the support and help my teachers all give to me. the students, my peers, are also exceptional. The ones who dont deserve to stay dont for too long because of our amazing principal Mr MIller. everybody works together to make this a safe happy and understanding learning facility. I could not see myself learning from anywhere else

- submitted by a student
September 26, 2013
My school is working hard to help students succeed. The principal makes it possible for students to be appreciated and supported.

- submitted by a teacher
September 26, 2013
El Dorado is a school where teachers really help you out! You are not treated like a number at this school, everyone tries to really be there for you. It's only a 4 day school week so if you come in on Friday you can get tons of extra help or make up absences or work. If you need to make up credits fast or to graduate early, there are classes for that!

- submitted by a teacher
July 13, 2011
El Dorado High School offers an incredible alternative to traditional schooling. Our class sizes are small and if you maintain your grades then you qualify for a 4 day school week. Give me a B and your Friday is Free!!! Come See our Campus and Join our Family

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February 13, 2010
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November 12, 2009
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- submitted by a community member
November 02, 2008
i am a former student of el dorado high school. I graduated amongist my peers and with my class of 2007, my time at el dorado helped me out as a student as well as a adult. the enviroment in which it provides is very helpful and the teachers are amazing providing help and goin out of there way for you to succeed. Still till this day i go back for help from my teachers at el dorado. Currently i am in my sophmore year of college in route to pursuit my dream of becoming a teacher. i feel honored to be a graduate from el dorado and hope to see many more succed in there future as i am doing today

- submitted by a parent
September 19, 2008
I have been a teacher at El Dorado for many years and I have found that our students respond well to the small atmosphere of our school and to the flexible learning environment that is offered. The student-teacher ratio is small and the relationships that students develop in the classroom have helped to guidetheir success after graduation whether in college or in the working arena.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating February 21, 2008
My son graduated from El Dorado High School one year early as valedictorian of his class. He received a good education, particularly in the areas of English, science, and social studies. He was well-prepared for college. The small school atmosphere means that students can be 'a big fish in a small pond.' The staff and teachers notice what is going on with the students every day and go out of their way to meet their needs. Many students have been successful at El Dorado that have not done well at large public high school due to the smaller class sizes and more individual attention.

- submitted by a parent
February 11, 2008
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- submitted by a student
October 12, 2007
I am a teacher at El Dorado and I believe our staff is doing an incredible job serving our student population. The majority of our students have been unsuccessful in traditional public schools, yet are able to have many successful experiences at EDHS. Our class sizes are small, our interpersonal communication with the students is well above the call of duty, and our passion to see our students succeeds radiates throughout our school. I feel privileged to be a part of the EDHS community.

- submitted by a teacher
August 03, 2005
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Dual enrollment with local community colleges for dual credit. Credit recovery and acceleration. Caring staff with qualified professionals.

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El Dorado High School
2200 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler, AZ  85224
(480) 726-9536
Last modified El Dorado High School is a Charter school that serves grades 9-12
El Dorado High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top