Area

Beneath the sun and stars of North Phoenix, residents of Sky Crossing will welcome their endless options to relax or re-energize beyond their community. Sky Crossing’s proximity to a wealth of attractions, conveniences, excellent schools and the Mayo Clinic rivals its placement among a spectrum of desert hues for a one-of-a-kind lifestyle.

Endless Entertainment Options

Restaurants

Retail

Resort

An entertainment oasis for all ages is the combination of dining, shopping and resort-style amenities just minutes from Sky Crossing. Whether dining al fresco or grabbing a meal on-the-go, North Phoenix offers appetizing options for the most discerning palates. Quench your desert thirst after a game of tennis or golf at the area’s popular craft breweries, too.

Below are just a few of the dining options nearby:

  • Barrio Queen
  • Kona Grill
  • Einstein Bagels
  • Mimi's Cafe
  • Sandbar
  • Firehouse Subs
  • BJ's Restaurant
  • In-N-Out Burger
  • Nekter Juice Bar
  • Sizzle Korean Barbecue
  • Modern
  • Cafe Zupas
  • Islands
  • Nori
  • Paris Rendez-Vous
  • Slices
  • Mellow Mushroom
  • California Pizza Kitchen
  • Jimmy Johns
  • La Bocca Wine Bar and Urban Kitchen
  • Dave & Busters
  • Chipotle
  • Macaroni Grill
  • Rubios
  • Sweet Tomatoes
  • The Keg

Access To Great Schools

Fireside Elementary

Grades K-6

10/10 Test Scores

Students at Fireside Elementary Elementary score above average in Science, Math, and English

4/5 Rating

87% Science
84% Math
78% English

Percent of Teachers with less than 3 years of experience

97%

Percent of full time teachers who are certified

97%

21:1 Student to Teachers Ratio

Desert Trails Elementary

Grades K-6

9/10 Test Scores

Students at Desert Trails Elementary score above average in Science, Math, and English

5/5 Test Scores

90% Science
78% Math
77% English

Percent of Teachers with less than 3 years of experience

9%

Percent of full time teachers who are certified

96%

16:1 Student to Teachers Ratio

Wildfire Elementary

Grades K-6

9/10 Test Scores

Students at Wildfire Elementary score above average in Science, Math, and English

4/5 Rating

87% Science
65% Math
68% English

Percent of Teachers with less than 3 years of experience

92%

Percent of full time teachers who are certified

97%

20:1 Student to Teachers Ratio

Explorer Middle School

Grades 7-8

10/10 Test Scores

Students at Explorer Middle School score above average in Science, Math, and English

4/5 Rating

90% Science
98% Math
98% English

Percent of Teachers with less than 3 years of experience

100%

Percent of full time teachers who are certified

97%

23:1 Student to Teachers Ratio

Mountain Trail Middle School

Grades 7-8

7/10 Test Scores

Students at Mountain Trail Middle School score above average in Science, Math, and English

4/5 Rating

71% Science
90% Math
51% English

Percent of Teachers with less than 3 years of experience

92%

Percent of full time teachers who are certified

97%

22:1 Student to Teachers Ratio

Pinnacle High School

Grades 9-12

8/10 Test Scores

Students at Pinnacle High School School score above average in Science, Math, and English

4/5 Rating

60% Science
52% Math
41% English

Percent of Teachers with less than 3 years of experience

92%

Percent of full time teachers who are certified

99%

24:1 Student to Teachers Ratio

Plenty of Recreational Activities

For The Kids

Fun For Everyone

Something Different

A remarkable 299 days of sun annually invites limitless opportunities for casual and more determined recreation enthusiasts. Hiking, cycling, swimming and so much more can be enjoyed in the Great Outdoors or at nearby sports complexes, featuring multi-sport options in cutting-edge facilities. Let the kids hear and even play instruments at the Musical Instrument Museum, explore the Desert Botanical Garden and Children’s Museum of Phoenix, or stay cool at Wet ‘n’ Wild Phoenix.

  • McCormick-Stillman Railroad
  • Octane Raceway
  • AMC - Desert Ridge 18
  • Park
  • OdySea Aquarium
  • Dave & Buster's Arcade
  • The Play Factory
  • iFly Indoor Skydiving
  • Bowling
  • Butterfly Wonderland
  • As You Wish - Pottery Painting Place
  • Wet 'n' Wild Phoenix
  • Salt River Fields at Talking Stick

Breathtaking Desert Views

Hiking Trails Nearby

Pinnacle Peak Trail

Pinnacle Peak Park

4.0 miles
1036 feet in elevation
Moderate
No Dogs Allowed
Route Type: Out & Back

Lookout Mountain Summit Trail

Phoenix Mountains Preserve

1.0 miles
387 feet in elevation
Moderate
Dogs allowed with leash
Route Type: Out & Back

Dixie Mountain Loop

Phoenix Sonoran Preserve

4.7 miles
666 feet in elevation
Easy
Dogs allowed with leash
Route Type: Loop

Echo Canyon Trail

Camelback Mountain

2.5 miles
1417 feet in elevation
Hard
Rock Climbing
Route Type: Out & Back

Tom's Thumb Trailhead

McDowell Sonoran Preserve

4.0 miles
1236 feet in elevation
Moderate
Dogs allowed with leash
Route Type: Out & Back

Piestewa Summit Trail

Phoenix Mountains Preserve

2.3 miles
1085 feet in elevation
Hard
No dogs allowed
Route Type: Out & Back

Central Location