Top 10 Best Gila County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 34 public schools serving 7,593 students in Gila County, AZ. Gila County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arizona.
The top ranked public schools in Gila County, AZ are Destiny School, Tonto Basin Elementary School and Pine Strawberry Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Gila County, AZ public schools have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the Arizona public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Gila County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Arizona public schools.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Arizona public school average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Best Gila County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Destiny School
Charter School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(3)
798 E. Prickly Pear Dr.
Globe, AZ 85501
(928) 425-0925
Grades: K-8
| 305 students
Rank: #22.
Tonto Basin Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
445 S. Old Hwy 188
Tonto Basin, AZ 85553
(928) 479-2277
Grades: PK-8
| 69 students
Rank: #33.
Pine Strawberry Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3868 N. Pine Creek Dr.
Pine, AZ 85544
(928) 476-3283
Grades: PK-8
| 128 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Hayden High School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
824 N. Thorne Ave
Winkelman, AZ 85292
(520) 356-7876
Grades: 9-12
| 70 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Payson Center For Success - Online
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
902 W Main St
Payson, AZ 85547
(928) 474-2070
Grades: 7-12
| 16 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
San Carlos Unified School District #20 Alternative Center
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
45 San Carlos Avenue
San Carlos, AZ 85550
(928) 475-2315
Grades: K-12
| 49 students
Rank: #77.
Navit - Payson High School
Vocational School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
951 W Snowflake Blvd
Snowflake, AZ 85937
(928) 536-6232
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: #88.
Julia Randall Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
902 W. Main
Payson, AZ 85547
(928) 474-2070
Grades: 3-5
| 590 students
Rank: #99.
Rim Country Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
304 South Meadow
Payson, AZ 85547
(928) 474-2070
Grades: 6-8
| 517 students
Rank: #1010.
Payson Center For Success High School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
514 W Wade Lane
Payson, AZ 85541
(928) 474-2070
Grades: 9-12
| 88 students
Rank: #1111.
Payson High School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
301 South Mclane
Payson, AZ 85547
(928) 474-2070
Grades: 9-12
| 654 students
Rank: #1212.
Young Elementary School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Hwy 288 Baker Ranch Rd.
Young, AZ 85554
(928) 462-3244
Grades: PK-8
| 28 students
Rank: #1313.
Globe High School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
437 S High Street
Globe, AZ 85501
(928) 425-3211
Grades: 9-12
| 477 students
Rank: #1414.
Copper Rim Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 Mesquite
Globe, AZ 85501
(928) 402-6000
Grades: PK-5
| 811 students
Rank: #1515.
Lee Kornegay Intermediate School
Math: 28% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4635 E. Ragus Rd.
Miami, AZ 85539
(928) 425-3271
Grades: 4-6
| 229 students
Rank: #1616.
Leonor Hambly K-8
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
824 Thorne Ave.
Winkelman, AZ 85292
(520) 356-7876
Grades: PK-8
| 185 students
Rank: #1717.
Cvit - Miami High School
Vocational School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4635 E. Ragus Rd.
Miami, AZ 85539
(928) 425-3271
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1818.
Dr. Charles A. Bejarano Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4635 B Ragus Road
Miami, AZ 85539
(928) 425-3271
Grades: K-3
| 342 students
Rank: #1919.
Miami Junior Senior High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4639 E. Ragus Road
Miami, AZ 85539
(928) 425-3271
Grades: 7-12
| 448 students
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Cvit - Hayden High School
Vocational School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
824 Thorne Ave
Winkelman, AZ 85292
(520) 356-7876
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
Liberty High School
Charter School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 East Cedar Street
Globe, AZ 85501
(928) 402-8024
Grades: 7-12
| 72 students
Rank: #20 - 2220. - 22.
The Shelby School
Charter School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
249 W. Standage Drive
Payson, AZ 85547
(928) 478-0322
Grades: K-10
| 27 students
Rank: #2323.
High Desert Middle School
Math: 17% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4000 High Desert
Globe, AZ 85501
(928) 402-6000
Grades: 6-8
| 313 students
Rank: #2424.
Cvit - Globe High School
Vocational School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
455 North Willow Street
Globe, AZ 85501
(928) 402-6011
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: #2525.
Cvit - San Carlos High School
Vocational School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Milepost 270 Highway 70
San Carlos, AZ 85550
(520) 689-5031
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: #2626.
Rice Elementary School
Math: 7% | Reading: 7%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
San Carlos Avenue
San Carlos, AZ 85550
(928) 475-2315
Grades: PK-6
| 939 students
Rank: #2727.
San Carlos Secondary
Math: ≤1% | Reading: 2%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
San Carlos Avenue
San Carlos, AZ 85550
(928) 475-2431
Grades: 7-12
| 525 students
Aoc_gila County Juvenile Detention Center
Alternative School
1425 South Street
Globe, AZ 85501
(928) 425-6051
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Biyaagozhoo Center
Indian Rte. 6 Mp 10.5
Globe, AZ 85502
(928) 425-7800
Grades: 3-12
| 8 students
Jail-gila County Sheriffs Office
Alternative School
1100 South Street
Globe, AZ 85502
(928) 425-7853
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
John F Kennedy Day School
(1)
P.o. Box 130
Whiteriver, AZ 85941
(928) 338-4593
Grades: K-8
| 218 students
4739 E. Ragus Road
Miami, AZ 85539
(928) 425-3271
Grades: PK
| 27 students
500 East Rancho Road
Payson, AZ 85547
(928) 474-2070
Grades: K-2
| 445 students
Young High School
Hwy 288 Baker Ranch Rd.
Young, AZ 85554
(928) 462-3244
Grades: 9-12
| 13 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Gila County, AZ

Gila County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
455 Willow
Globe, AZ 85501
(928) 425-8915
Grades: 5-6
| 314 students
Moonbase Rd Hwy 70
Peridot, AZ 85542
(928) 475-2292
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
1000 East Frontier St
Payson, AZ 85541
(928) 474-2070
Grades: K-5
| 325 students
439 South Fourth Street, Unit
Globe, AZ 85502
(928) 425-7800
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
455 N. Willow St.
Globe, AZ 85501
(928) 425-8926
Grades: 7-8
| 385 students
Drawer H
Miami, AZ 85539
(520) 473-2476
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Hwy 73, P.o. Box 130
Whiteriver, AZ 85941
(928) 338-4593
Grades: PK-8
| n/a students
5791 South Maple Leaf Rd
Claypool, AZ 85532
(928) 425-3271
Grades: K-2
| 271 students
824 N. Thorne Ave
Winkelman, AZ 85292
(520) 356-7876
Grades: 6-8
| 69 students
166 Ezell Ln
Payson, AZ 85541
(928) 534-7320
Grades: 9-12
| 16 students
112 W Cedar Lane, Unit 122
Payson, AZ 85541
(928) 468-8509
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
San Carlos Avenue
San Carlos, AZ 85550
(928) 475-2315
Grades: K-6
| n/a students
San Carlos Ave
San Carlos, AZ 85550
(928) 475-2315
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
824 Thorne Ave
Winkelman, AZ 85292
(520) 356-7876
Grades: 4-6
| n/a students

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