Metro Tech High School in the High Rising Schools of Phoenix.
Metro Tech High School is an A+ School of Excellence designated by the Arizona Educational Foundation for consecutive terms in 2014 and again in 2017. It also regularly makes the U.S. Best High Schools list from U.S. News and World Report. A magnet high school that is open to all students in the District, Metro Tech provides a four-year college preparatory curriculum along with a two-year Career and Educational Program of 20 programs, from computer networking and digital filmmaking to architectural drafting and nursing. Metro Tech is the most popular high school in Phoenix Union, filling its classrooms first and creating an annual waiting list. Once known as a vocational school, it now sends 60 percent of its seniors directly into college, earning a school-record $9.3 million in post-secondary scholarships in 2018.