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School leader:  Matt Owsley
33606 N. 60th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85266

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(480) 575-2100
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"We are best known for advanced academics, arts, and exceptional teachers!"


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    Before, After
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  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students


  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Mathematics, Music, Performing arts, Science...
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Video and film production, Band...
  • World languages
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Grateful to: Teacher
Submitted by a parent · May 24, 2016
I have never worked at a school with such dedicated teachers. Our students are blessed to have you!

Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
Submitted by a parent · May 24, 2016
BMES students' scores are among the highest in the state. Rated an A+ School of Excellence by AEF and a top rated school by ADE, Black Mountain teachers do an amazing job!

Amount of homework: Just right
Submitted by a parent · May 24, 2016
Many schools give homework just because they always have. BMES homework is relevant and does not lead to the constant fighting between parent and child as many schools do.

Develops empathy: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · May 24, 2016
Black Mountain focuses on developing students' socially and emotionally. Our students have the opportunity to participate in many service projects as a part of the National Elementary Honor Society as well as through our student council. Last... more

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The people and programs at Black Mountain are combined into one of Arizona's finest educational institutions. All students at Black Mountain receive academics at their level, with the opportunity for advanced academics every single day. All students also participate in amazing programs including Art, Music, PE, Drama, and Spanish. We provide wonderful educational experiences for our students to prepare them for success in college, career, and life.

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Black Mountain Elementary School
33606 N. 60th Street, Scottsdale, AZ  85266
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 69 reviews. (480) 575-2100
Last modified Black Mountain Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.