Students living in Stonegate are served by the Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD). Sixteen elementary schools, three K-8 schools, six middle schools, five high schools and one alternative school serve over 26,000 students. The district is a designated "excelling" school district, Arizona’s highest school rating. Area colleges such as Arizona State University (located in Tempe) and Scottsdale Community College provide area residents with opportunities to earn a degree in the study of their choice. Trade schools such as Scottsdale Culinary Institute, Phoenix Seminary, Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, and Scottsdale Artists School cater to the specific educational needs of students who are looking to go straight into the field of their choice in a matter of two years.
Parks & Recreation
Stonegate residents have convenient access to nearby recreation facilities such as the 23-acre Stonegate Equestrian Park located just outside the community. Built in August of 2001, the facility features two riding arenas, in addition to playgrounds, restrooms and picnic shelters. The park was recognized as an Outstanding Facility in 2002 by the Arizona Parks & Recreation Association.
Scottsdale Ranch Park and Tennis Center and Cactus Park are also in proximity to Stonegate. Scottsdale Ranch Park and Tennis Center is spread out over 42 acres with open space and sports facilities. Courts for racquetball, volleyball, basketball and squash, plus baseball fields are all located within the park. Also located within the Scottsdale Ranch Park are the Piper Branch Boys and Girls Club, Laguna Elementary School, and the Via Linda Senior Center. Swimming and gym facilities are available at Cactus Park on Cactus Road. This park features a 50-meter heated pool, cardio room and weight room.