Cortez High School

Cortez High School is located in Phoenix, Arizona at 8828 N 31st Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85051. It is part of the Glendale Union High School District. The mascot is the Colt and the school colors are primarily black and white with red used as an alternate color. It has been continuously listed on U.S. News & World Report's Best High School Ranking list.

Cortez High School
8828 N. 31st Ave.

United States
Coordinates33°34′00″N 112°07′36″W / 33.5666°N 112.1268°W / 33.5666; -112.1268Coordinates: 33°34′00″N 112°07′36″W / 33.5666°N 112.1268°W / 33.5666; -112.1268
TypePublic high school
School districtGlendale Union High School District
PrincipalWalt Sampson
Faculty60.20 (FTE)[1]
Enrollment1,119 (2017-18)[1]
Student to teacher ratio18.59[1]
Color(s)Black, White and Red
MascotCalvin the Colt
NewspaperThe Spectator


Cortez High School participates in 13 different sports as a member of the Arizona Interscholastic Association's 4A Conference.

Sport State Champions
Football None
Volleyball (girls) 1985, 1986, 1988
Badminton None
Golf None
Swim None
Cross Country 1968,1969
Basketball (boys) None
Basketball (girls) None
Soccer (boys) 2010, 2012, 2013
Soccer (girls) None
Wrestling None
Baseball 1963
Softball None
Track and Field None
Tennis (boys) 1962
Tennis (girls) 1962, 1963

Notable alumniEdit


  1. ^ a b c "Cortez High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved November 24, 2019.

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