Our Mission:

"Empower students for life-long learning through effective instructional strategies within a culture of respect and responsibility."

Maryvale is a comprehensive high school known for maintaining the best attendance and graduation rate (91.4%) in the district.  A rigorous curriculum consists of over sixty AP and Honors sections in all academic and elective classes. Students also have the opportunity to be dual enrolled with Phoenix College earning college credit alongside their high school credit. Our seniors consistently receive scholarships totaling over $1,000,000. Maryvale has a highly qualified staff including six National Board Certified Teachers.

Maryvale is known for having an outstanding Performing Arts program which includes Touring Guitar Ensemble, Choir, Jazz Choir, Marching and Concert Honors Band, Jazz Band, Honors Orchestra, Piano, Dance and Drama courses.  Our Touring Guitar Ensemble has performed for audiences on the East and West Coasts and in Europe.

Competitive athletic programs such as football, soccer, basketball, track and field, cross country, spirit line, tennis, golf, baseball, softball, wrestling, and volleyball are offered to all students. Maryvale is proud to have the youngest Olympic Gold Medalist in wrestling among its alumni, Henry Cejudo. Also among alumni are Frank Garcia, Darren Woodson and Phillippi Sparks who played in the National Football League. Maryvale offers membership in over sixty student clubs and organizations for all students.

District News

  • Possible Bus Strike

    This message is for students who take the city bus to school.

    There is a possibility of a Phoenix Public Transit Department bus strike that may affect student transportation to and from school, beginning Monday, October 12.  A strike vote is pending as of Friday afternoon, October 9. We urge students and parents to arrange for alternative transportation in the event of a strike. You can get updates on the strike and if bus service will be affected at Valley Metro’s website, www.valleymetro.org, or by calling Valley Metro Customer Service at 602-253-5000.

    Light rail will not be affected.  The following bus routes would be impacted in the event of a strike: 

    0-Central Ave.; 1-Washington/Jefferson; 7-7th Street; 8-7th Ave.; 10-Roosevelt/32nd Street; 12-12th Street; 15-15th Ave.; 16-16th Street; 19-19th Ave.; 27-27th Ave.; 28-Lower Buckeye; 35-35th Ave.; 39-40th Street North Phoenix; 44-44th St/Tatum; 50-Camelback; 52-Roeser; 60-Bethany Home; 70-Glendale/24th Street; 80-Northern/Shea; 90-Dunlap/Cave Creek; 106-Peoria; 122-Cactus; 138-Thunderbird; 154-Greenway; 170-Bell; 186-Union Hills/Mayo, the SMART (Sunnyslope) and DASH (downtown) circulators and all RAPID commuter routes: Central South Mountain East; Central South Mountain West; I-10 East, I-10 West, I-17 and SR-51.


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  • Our Phoenix Union High School EXPO for 6th 7th and 8th graders is happening on Saturday, November 7, 10 am – 2 pm at Phoenix College! You can meet current students, learn about the many programs, clubs and services offered, see student performances and take advantage of the 1st day to apply to attend for the 2016-17 school year! All students will receive a FREE DRAWSTRING BACKPACK while supplies last! In order to be able to complete the enrollment process, please bring your Birth Certificate, Immunization Records, and Proof of AZ Residency such as a Driver’s License, Utility or Phone bill.

    Visit: www.PhoenixUnion.org/EXPO for more information in English.

    For Spanish visit: www.phoenixunion.org/EXPOspanish.



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  • OPEN ENROLLMENT is Available! Our high schools have it all – more classes, more specialized programs, more support and more opportunities than any other school district.  Make new friends and hang with your old friends; create memories; EXPAND your horizons; EXPLORE your future; EXPRESS yourself and EXCEED your expectations.  This is an exciting time for you.  Our job is to prepare every student for success in college, career and life.  Your job is to take advantage of all Phoenix Union has to offer.  ENROLL with us and you’ll have the EXPERIENCE of a Lifetime.To apply online or download the form, please visit www.PhoenixUnion.org/Enroll. Apply Today!
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  • Connect2Compete
    Cox Communications is offering high speed internet for $9.95 per month for qualifying Phoenix Union Families. To see if you qualify, visit www.connect2compete.org/cox.
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3415 N. 59th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85033 
602.764.2004 Attendance Hotline
FAX: (602) 271-2597
Interim Principal: Manuel Silvas
Mascot: Panthers
School Colors: Black and Gold
Year School Opened: 1963

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