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

  • Expo Flyer

    The fourth annual Experience Phoenix Union High School Expo will be held Saturday, November 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Phoenix College. Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students and parents are invited to explore all that Phoenix Union has to offer at the Expo. Attendees can visit all Phoenix Union schools in one location, meet students and staff, learn about the many programs, clubs and services offered, and take advantage of the first day to apply to a PUHSD school. There will be live performances by high school students, giveaways and interactive activities and all 8th graders will receive a free drawstring backpack.
    More info: PhoenixUnion.org/Expo  
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  • Volunteers Needed for Academic Decathlon 
    Academic Decathlon is looking for volunteers to judge the events. Click here to register or to find out more information.
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  • First Annual DDD Expo

    It is the First Annual Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) of 2016-2017 school year. All exhibitors have services that range from Employment, Training Programs, Adult Independet Living and Support, and many continuing Learning Opportunities for during and after high school services are completed. These Valuable agencies and companies are here to provide resources and support to you and your student.


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    The Phoenix Union High School District is hiring Bus Drivers! Drivers work six-hour shifts but receive full-time benefits, and start at $14.38 an hour.  For more information, contact the PUHSD Talent Division at 602-764-1100, or www.phoenixunion.org/jobs


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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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3415 N. 59th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85033 
602.764.2070 Attendance Hotline
FAX: (602) 271-2597
Principal: Manuel Silvas
Mascot: Panthers
School Colors: Black and Gold
Year School Opened: 1963

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