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  • Maricopa Skill Center, Cutting Edge
  • Cutting Edge Salon & Spa offers a variety of salon and spa services
  • Join Us Today at Cutting Edge for our Cosmetology and Aesthetician programs

Cutting Edge

Our Palm Valley Center is the Valley’s premiere cosmetology school for high school students. In our unique school, students complete their high school courses while simultaneously training in the 1600 hour Cosmetology Certificate Program. The Palm Valley Center opened its doors in July 2007 as Cutting Edge Style Academy and since then has served over 500 West Valley teens in state-of-the-art cosmetology career training. 

The Palm Valley Center is a partnership between Maricopa Skill Center and West-MEC. We are proud to also partner with valley salons and spas to enhance the student experience and provide job opportunities for our graduates.

Business Services

Fall and Spring
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Summer
Monday - Thursday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Salon & Spa

Monday – Junior Clinic (beginning date TBD)
Tuesday - Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Student Services

Fall and Spring
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Summer
Monday - Thursday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.