Apollo High School was established as part of the Glendale Union High School District in 1970. Along with being ranked among the best high schools in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and Newsweek, Apollo is part of the College Board’s 2013 National Advanced Placement District of the Year. In addition, Apollo is rated an “A” school by the Arizona Department of Education. The school’s vision is to see all students graduate empowered for a lifetime of success. Along with its educational excellence, Apollo boasts several opportunities for students to be involved in extracurricular activities. Apollo High School is located in Glendale off 47th Avenue and Northern Avenue.