Top 10 Best Gila County Public Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 32 public schools serving 6,951 students in Gila County, AZ (there are 3 private schools, serving 383 private students). 95% of all K-12 students in Gila County, AZ are educated in public schools compared to the AZ state average of 94%. 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 28% (versus the Arizona public school average of 45%), 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 62% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the Arizona public school average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Best Gila County Public Schools (2022-23)

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%
798 E Prickly Pear Dr
Globe, AZ 85501
(928) 425-0925
Grades: K-8
| 325 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
| 125 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Hayden High School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
824 N. Thorne Ave
Winkelman, AZ 85192
(520) 356-7876
Grades: 9-12
| 90 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) 472-5891
Grades: 7-12
| 109 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
San Carlos Alternative High School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
27010 E Highway 70
San Carlos, AZ 85550
(928) 475-2315
Grades: 9-12
| 71 students
Rank: #77.
Julia Randall Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
902 W Main St
Payson, AZ 85547
(928) 468-2600
Grades: 2-5
| 466 students
Rank: #88.
Rim Country Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
304 S Meadow St
Payson, AZ 85547
(928) 472-3062
Grades: 6-8
| 533 students
Rank: #99.
Payson Center For Success High School
Alternative School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
514 W Wade Ln
Payson, AZ 85547
(928) 472-5895
Grades: 9-12
| 89 students
Rank: #1010.
Payson High School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
301 S Mclane Rd
Payson, AZ 85547
(928) 472-5788
Grades: 9-12
| 561 students
Rank: #1111.
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
| 33 students
Rank: #1212.
Globe High School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
437 S High Street
Globe, AZ 85501
(928) 402-6100
Grades: 9-12
| 514 students
Rank: #1313.
Copper Rim Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 Mesquite
Globe, AZ 85501
(928) 402-5800
Grades: PK-5
| 643 students
Rank: #1414.
Lee Kornegay Intermediate School
Math: 28% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4635 E. Ragus Rd.
Miami, AZ 85539
(928) 425-3271
Grades: 3-5
| 226 students
Rank: #1515.
Leonor Hambly K-8
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
824 Thorne Ave.
Winkelman, AZ 85192
(520) 356-7876
Grades: PK-8
| 199 students
Rank: #1616.
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) 425-3085
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: #1717.
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: PK-2
| 193 students
Rank: #1818.
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: 6-12
| 509 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Cvit - Hayden High School
Vocational School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
824 Thorne Ave
Winkelman, AZ 85192
(520) 356-7876
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Liberty High School
Alternative School
Charter School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 E Cedar St
Globe, AZ 85501
(928) 402-8024
Grades: 7-12
| 79 students
Rank: #2121.
High Desert Middle School
Math: 17% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4000 High Desert
Globe, AZ 85501
(928) 402-5900
Grades: 6-8
| 382 students
Rank: #2222.
Cvit - San Carlos High School
Vocational School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
27010 E Highway 70
San Carlos, AZ 85550
(928) 475-2315
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: #2323.
Rice Elementary School
Math: 7% | Reading: 7%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
San Carlos Avenue
San Carlos, AZ 85550
(928) 475-4837
Grades: PK-5
| 637 students
Rank: #2424.
San Carlos High School
Math: ≤1% | Reading: 2%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
27010 E Highway 70
San Carlos, AZ 85550
(928) 475-2378
Grades: 9-12
| 310 students
Rank: n/an/a
Biyaagozhoo Center
Indian Rte. 6 Mp 10.5
Globe, AZ 85502
(928) 475-4060
Grades: 3-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Cvit - Central Campus Cac Aravaipa
Vocational School
80440 E Aravaipa Rd
Winkelman, AZ 85192
(520) 357-2800
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
M.u.s.d. #40 - Little Vandal Preschool
Special Education School
4739 E Ragus Rd
Miami, AZ 85539
(928) 425-3271
Grades: PK
| 11 students
Rank: n/an/a
Miami Virtual Program
4739 E Ragus Rd
Miami, AZ 85539
(928) 425-3271
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
500 East Rancho Road
Payson, AZ 85547
(928) 472-5801
Grades: K-2
| 385 students
Rank: n/an/a
100 San Carlos Ave
San Carlos, AZ 85550
(928) 475-2315
Grades: 6-8
| 378 students
Rank: n/an/a
Shil Gozhoo Academy
100 San Carlos Ave
San Carlos, AZ 85550
(928) 475-2315
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Young High School
Hwy 288 Baker Ranch Rd
Young, AZ 85554
(928) 462-3244
Grades: 9-12
| 14 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Gila County, AZ

Gila County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1425 E South St
Globe, AZ 85501
(928) 402-8784
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
437 S High St
Globe, AZ 85501
(928) 402-6100
Grades: 9-12
| 2 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
1100 E South St
Globe, AZ 85502
(928) 425-3231
Grades: Inquire with school
| 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
249 W Standage Dr
Payson, AZ 85547
(928) 478-4706
Grades: K-10
| 27 students
824 Thorne Ave
Winkelman, AZ 85292
(520) 356-7876
Grades: 4-6
| n/a students

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