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Who We Are

Benchmark School is currently accepting enrollments and is located in North Phoenix. It is comprised of a public charter school for grades K-6 and a private preschool catering to 3 and 4-year-olds. At Benchmark Elementary, we skillfully combine the renowned Singapore Math, Superkids Reading Program, Core Knowledge & Core Virtues, and Standards Based Curricula. Our educational philosophy focuses on interactive learning experiences that foster academic progress and character building. Benchmark students are supported by a tight-knit community of caring teachers, devoted staff and engaged families. 
  • 15+ Clubs and Extracurricular Activities
  • 16:1 Student:teacher Ratio in Elementary
  • 14:1 Student:teacher Ratio in Preschool
  • 2 Teachers in Every Classroom
  • 97% Kindergarten Readiness Rate (Preschool)
  • 12 AZ State Science Fair Winners


Our Mission

Providing a solid foundation of knowledge through a first-class education will be individually structured to optimize each child's potential. The program is based on an understanding that education is a shared responsibility of the school, parents, and community as well as the learner. Benchmark strives to produce students who are entrepreneurial in spirit, accomplished critical thinkers, and skilled problem solvers.

School News

Meet the Teacher Day Monday Aug. 5th

Preschool students will be able to meet their teachers and see their classrooms the morning of Monday Aug. 5th.
Kindergarten families will be able to come from 4:00-5:00 PM.
Grades 1st-6th will be from 5:00-6:00 PM.


Young students are smiling as they sit on a merry-go-round during recess

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Preschool

You’re not alone if you feel overwhelmed by the preschool selection process! If you’re looking for some guidance in choosing the right preschool for your child, here are five things you may want to keep in mind.
two Benchmark School tuition-free students work together at classroom tabletop

4 Ways Character Matters at Benchmark School

Benchmark School's comprehensive whole-child approach fosters both academic excellence and nurtures intellectual growth in all our students. How do we do it? Here are four ways!
young students participate in a history day in costume

Making History Come Alive

Our interactive history lessons take stories and ideas off the page and into every classroom at Benchmark Elementary. Here are some examples of how every age is making history come alive in our tuition-free charter school!