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Peoria hosts parent info nights at high schools

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  • Erin Dunsey/Peoria Unified School District

High schools throughout the Peoria Unified School District will hold parent information nights over the next several weeks for students and parents interested in learning about high school courses and specialized programs. Open Enrollment applications are also available for students who reside outside district boundaries.

Peoria Unified offers a number of college-level credit courses for high school students including Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs and Signature Programs such as the International Baccalaureate Program at Ironwood High School and University High at Sunrise Mountain High School.

 University High Parent Night will be held at 6:45 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 27 at Sunrise Mountain High School, 21200 N. 83rd Avenue, Peoria. Information about this accelerated program which allows 7th and 8th grade students to attend Sunrise Mountain High and obtain their high school diploma by 10th grade, as well as information about the application process will be provided.

Parent Nights are scheduled as follows at all district high schools and provide an opportunity to meet teachers and administrators and learn about registration, clubs and extracurricular activities.

  • Cactus High School – 6:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 13 – 6330 W. Greenway Road, Glendale
  • Centennial High School – 6 p.m., Monday, Feb. 3 – 14388 N. 79th Avenue, Peoria
  • Ironwood High School – 6 p.m., Monday, Jan. 27 – 6051 W. Sweetwater Avenue, Glendale
  • Liberty High School – 6:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 27 – 9621 W. Speckled Gecko Drive, Peoria
  • Raymond S. Kellis High School – 6:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 27 – 8990 W. Orangewood Avenue, Glendale
  • Sunrise Mountain High School – 6 p.m., Monday, Jan. 27 – 21200 N. 83rd Avenue, Peoria

(Note: Peoria High School’s Future Freshman Night was held on December 5)

The Peoria Unified School District, located in the West Valley, serves more than 36,000 students in 32 elementary schools, seven high schools and one non-traditional high school and was the first district in the state to achieve the prestigious AdvancED accreditation.

With ongoing open enrollment and alternative educational opportunities, the district boasts a 94 percent high school graduation rate. Peoria Unified prides itself on excelling schools, award-winning teachers, high AIMS test scores, specialized signature programs and championship sports programs.