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About Gilbert Public Schools

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At Gilbert Public Schools we believe that every child can learn and grow in supportive school communities, built on strong relationships, with highly qualified caring adults committed to seeing them succeed. We offer a wide variety of opportunities for your child, so they can graduate with the skills, knowledge, and resources they need to contribute to their community and thrive.

We are a leading public school district in Arizona, inspiring excellence in every child, preschool through 12th grade, for over 100 years. Our 39 schools are located in the Town of Gilbert and City of Mesa, serving over 32,000 students and their families.

As a school district we are known for academic excellence with many opportunities for accelerated and rigorous learning, as well as traditional, conventional, gifted, special education programs and more, to fit the needs of all students and families.

We are an ‘A’ rated district, with 14 A+ Schools of Excellence, and 2 National Blue Ribbon schools.

Our Kids, Our Community, Our Future
Celebrating Tradition, Ready for Tomorrow
Connect, Create, Care, Contribute

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We Connect With Our Students

We believe in educating the whole child and helping them achieve their learning potential.

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We Create With Our Families & Community

We believe we are here to partner with our families and community for the success of every student.

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Our Educational Team Cares

We believe our educational team makes the critical difference in student learning, preparing each student for long term success.

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Our School District Contributes

We believe that public education is essential to preparing students to contribute to society.