Chandler, Arizona is a city of about 240,000 (according to the 2007 census) and a well-known suburb of the Phoenix Metropolitan Statistical Area. Located in Maricopa County, Chandler provides a quieter community for families to enjoy without sacrificing the convenience of living near the much larger capital city. Chandler in of itself is a thriving community and a popular vacation destination for those seeking sunshine, fine dining, shopping, and golf.
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Chandler is served by several different school districts, though the majority of the city belongs to Chandler Unified School District. Educational opportunities include the traditional choices of private and public schools, additionally adding enriched programs for academically gifted children and parochial institutions to encourage religious education. Some of the largest schools in Chandler include Hamilton High School, Chandler High School, and Seton Catholic High School. Chandler has several colleges and trade schools within city limits: Chandler/Gilbert Community College, Golf Academy of Arizona, College of Beauty Arts and Science, etc. and many more within easy commuting distance. The largest universities and colleges nearby include the University of Phoenix (Phoenix campus), Arizona State University (located in Tempe) and the Mesa Community College.
For shoppers, Chandler provides a unique opportunity to visit all yur favorite stores in a more relaxed venue. The city is equipped with everything a happy consumer's heart could desire---from upscale boutiques with one of a kind items, to local goods and a farmer's market! Several of the shopping centers include the Chandler Fashion Center (with over 180 stores and restaurants), Chandler Pavilions/Casa Paloma Shopping Center, and the downtown historic area. For those who prefer to do their exploring outdoors, Chandler is a mecca on a par with few others. Numerous championship golf courses exist throughout the area, some established for over 90 years! These include Bear creek, Lone Tree, Ocotillo, San Marcos, and Springfield. For more unstructured exploration, visit any one of Arizona's natural parks and experience the diverse landscape---from pines to cactus, cave, mountain, lake or ocean, Arizona's beauty is apparent. For those seeking thrills, visit the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving. Instructors will teach you how to race classic speed demons like the Chevrolet Corvette, Cadillac CTS, Pontiac Grand Prix, or Pontiac GTO.