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Five GPS elementary schools named A+ Schools of Excellence®

 A graphic that reads A+ School of Excellence® Arizona Educational Foundation.Gilbert Public Schools is proud to announce that five of our elementary schools were chosen as 2023 A+ Schools of Excellence® by the Arizona Educational Foundation. The schools are Highland Park Elementary, Neely Traditional Academy, Oak Tree Elementary, Sonoma Ranch Elementary and Val Vista Lakes Elementary. A total of 36 Arizona schools were chosen for the honor this year. 

The A+ School of Excellence Award celebrates educational excellence, specifically schools that go above and beyond everyday practices. Selected schools cultivate learning-centered, safe school environments and encourage innovative instruction among teachers. They are also models of quality and equity. The awards program has been in place since 1983. 

Below is a current list of the A+ Schools of Excellence in the district:

Oak Tree Elementary
Neely Traditional Academy
Highland Park Elementary
Sonoma Ranch Elementary
Val Vista Lakes Elementary
Mesquite Elementary 
Superstition Springs Elementary
Ashland Ranch Elementary
Carol Rae Ranch Elementary
Playa del Rey Elementary 
Towne Meadows Elementary
Highland High School 
Campo Verde High School 
Gilbert Classical Academy



A+ School of Excellence® is a registered trademark or service mark of the Arizona Educational Foundation and is used by permission.