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Steve McDowell
Caryn Kracinski, 
Administrative Assistant

High Schools in the Gilbert Unified School District:
Campo Verde Logo

Campo Verde
Desert Ridge Logo

Desert Ridge
Gilbert Classical Logo

Gilbert Classical
Gilbert High Logo

Gilbert High
Highland High Logo

Highland High
Mesquite High Logo

Mesquite High
Our athletic program is comprised of five high schools, six junior high
schools and one academy which is a combined junior high and high school.
Desert Ridge, Gilbert, Highland and Mesquite High Schools compete on the 5A Division I level
Campo Verde High School competes on the 4A Division I level
Gilbert Classical Academy (GCA) competes on the 1A Division level.

Our junior high schools, which consist of 7th and 8th grade students, makeup the Superstition Conference and they compete within themselves with a wide array of sports offered. We offer many different sporting opportunities for high school and junior high school students with great success in all areas. Please come and support our student-athletes.

Eligibility Information and Forms
All GPS athletes that participate on the junior high school AND highschool lever must complete Eligibility Packets listed below:

For FOOTBALL -Helmet and Shoulder Pads Acknowledgement formis also required.This form must be completed and submitted along with the GPS Athletic Clearance Eligibility Packet and the AIA forms listed above.

The GPS Athletic Clearance eligibility packet and all three AIA forms mustbe completed in their entirety.Once completed, please return to the athletic department at your student's school. Additionally, the concussion video located under the Brainbook tab via the AIA website must be viewed.Please see link below:


All GPS athletes that participate in sports on the high school level will need to take the A.I.A. Concussion Awareness Training. This is a 50 minute course that once completed, the student will print up a certificate and take it to their athletic office at their high school. The athletes will only need to take this course once in their high school career. Please click on the link below to start this course.     A.I.A. Concussion Awareness Training

IMPORTANT Staph and MRSA Information for ParentsSigns, Symptoms and Preventative Measures for Athletes- pdf

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