An important factor for families choosing a new home and community is the school system available for children to attend. For residents of Estrella, families have access to top-ranked schools from preschool through high school, right in the community, as part of the Liberty Elementary and Buckeye Union High School Districts.
Parents in the Estrella community have expressed a tremendous amount of praise for the schools in our community. Local schools have done an excellent job of fostering community and family involvement. Additionally, parents indicate that the signature programs offered are superb. Parents perceive schools to foster an environment of critical thinking and problem-solving skills. They also offer a wide range of sports and clubs for diverse students.
Estrella’s community schools include two elementary schools and a high school that offers focuses on arts, STEAM, agriscience, dual language, leadership, and International Baccalaureate programs.
Estrella Mountain Elementary, 10301 S. San Miguel Avenue, Goodyear (Liberty Elementary School District)
Estrella Mountain Elementary School is home to the Primary and Middle Years International Baccalaureate (IB) Program. The IB program fosters critical thinking and builds problem-solving skills and a healthy appetite for learning and excellence. At Estrella Mountain Elementary School, educators engage and motivate tomorrow’s leaders as inquiring, knowledgeable, reflective, and caring individuals who embrace inter-cultural awareness.
Westar Elementary, 17777 W. Westar Drive, Goodyear (Liberty Elementary School District)
Westar Elementary School is a STEM school. The school has developed an educational program to prepare primary and secondary students for college and graduate study in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Through STEM, Westar fosters inquiring minds, logical reasoning, and collaboration skills.
Estrella Foothills High School, 13033 S. Estrella Parkway, Goodyear (Buckeye Union High School District). Estrella Foothills High School is part of the Buckeye Union High School District. They offer exceptional student learning and strive to provide students education with a purpose. Estrella Foothills High School provides a technology-rich learning environment anchored in advancing their students’ ability to learn. The System of Learning personifies future-ready graduates. Students are prepared for their next steps after high school graduation and their choice of career pathways.
Below are the top preschools, colleges, and universities around Estrella in Goodyear:
Estrella Mountain Preschool, 10485 S. Estrella Parkway, Goodyear
Phoenix Children’s Academy Private Preschool, 17670 W. Elliot Road, Goodyear
Nearby Colleges and Universities
Arizona State University, 975 S. Myrtle Avenue, Tempe
Estrella Mountain Community College, 3000 N. Dysart Road, Avondale
Grand Canyon University, 3300 W. Camelback Road, Phoenix
Rio Salado Community College, 2323 W. 14th Street, Tempe
The schools host numerous events open to families and the community throughout the year. These events include holiday events, fine arts, field trips, STEAM night, conferences, art showcases, sports, and more. Check the school websites and click on the calendar/events/news sections for specifics on community events.
With the education opportunities in and near Estrella, your family is sure to find a school that is just right for your child.
Find your new home at Estrella.com and discover why 7,000 families already call this diverse, welcoming West Valley master-planned community home. Located in Goodyear, Arizona, amongst pristine mountains and a dramatic desert landscape, Estrella offers new homes from seven builders, with 17 model homes to tour, and 39 distinct floor plans. Estrella amenities include multiple Residents’ Clubs, resort-style pools and a waterpark, 72 acres of lakes, 50-plus miles of paths and trails, the Yacht Club of Estrella, the award-winning Nicklaus Design course at the Golf Club of Estrella, community welcome center Casa Lucero, and more than 40 signature and neighborhood parks.