Standardized test scores in Oro Valley schools outpace national, county and state averages in almost every category for reading, language and math skills. Oro Valley is part of the Amphitheater Public Schools district, and in addition to public schools, students have nationally-ranked charter and private school options.  

Educational attainment is a key factor employers use to understand a place’s workforce.

  • High school degree or higher: 97%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 56%

Post-Secondary Education and Training 

University of Arizona  

Tucson’s University of Arizona is a premier, public research university with more than 45,000 students, more than 300 majors and 20 colleges. In fact, the newest addition to their college offerings is the University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine, which is located right here in Oro Valley. UArizona is in the top 20 public research institutions.  

Pima Community College  

With more than 45,000 students, six campuses, four education centers and several adult education learning centers, Pima Community College provides traditional and online instruction for more than 180 transfer and occupational programs. The college also offers workforce training, non-credit personal interest classes and post-baccalaureate certificates.  

Additional college extension campuses  

The Tucson-Metro area also hosts branches of Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Phoenix

Pima JTED Career and Technical Education Program

The Pima JTED Career and Technical Education District offers premier, tuition-free CTE programs to sophomores, juniors and seniors.