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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


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!
teacher at Benchmark Elementary tuition-free charter school leaning down and talking to student at her desk

4 Ways We Reach All Learners

At Benchmark Elementary School we are proud to inspire our K-6 students with top tier academics in a tuition-free charter school setting. But we also recognize that not all students are alike. So we have developed an engaging curriculum, differentiated learning and extracurricular opportunities to reach all Benchmark Bobcats. Here are 4 ways that we are reaching our learners!