Schools in Higley Gilbert and Queen Creek AZ

Gilbert and Queen Creek are two up-and-coming communities in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Gilbert, in particular, has enjoyed tremendous growth throughout the last decade, transforming from a quiet agriculture town to a suburban center teeming with life and opportunity. Families of all shapes and sizes have moved into these areas in order to take advantage of the beautiful homes being built there and to send their children to the award-winning schools in Higley Gilbert and Queen Creek AZ. 

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Higley Unified School District

Higley Unified School District is a public school system that is based out of GIlbert and serves Gilbert and Queen Creek students. Due to the tremendous growth in the communities, Higley has quickly become one of the fastest-growing districts in the state. There are 9 elementary schools, 2 middle schools and 2 high schools. The Higley Unified School District also boasts the Higley Center for the Performing Arts, which is used by many districts in the surrounding area to host plays, performances and other school functions. 

Gilbert Unified School District

The Gilbert Unified School District is a large district based out of Gilbert that provides educational learning opportunities to students from Gilbert, Mesa and Chandler. This is a renowned district that has grown alongside the community, featuring school buildings that boast modern amenities and state-of-the-art resources for students. There are 27 elementary schools, 6 middle schools and 5 high schools. The Gilbert Classical Academy is part of the Gilbert Unified School District, and it is a school of choice that utilizes the Socratic method of teaching. All courses at this school at honors-level courses, and students wear uniforms to school.

Queen Creek Unified School District

Queen Creek Unified School District is a smaller district that serves students who live in Queen Creek. This district was formed from the Higley Unified School District, and now consists of 5 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, one junior high school and one high school. The district takes pride in the fact that all of its schools earn high rankings from the Arizona Department of Education, and it emphasizes the fact that all students are treated like individuals who are capable of learning and achieving their fullest potential. In addition to traditional educational programming, there also are gifted, special education, early childhood and technical programs available.

Private and Charter Schools in the Region

In addition to being able to send their children to the public school district assigned to their neighborhood, parents who move to Gilbert or Queen Creek have the option of sending their children to an area private school. There are several private schools and charter schools located in the region. Gilbert Christian School is a private school with a Christian-based curriculum that offers learning opportunities to those in preschool through 12th grade. Benjamin Franklin Charter School is a highly-ranked charter school that serves grades K-6. American Leadership Academy is a charter school in Gilbert that serves grades K-12, and is another option parents can consider.

If you are looking to move, now is the ideal time to consider your next step. By finding the right home in Higley, Gilbert or Queen Creek this spring, you will be able to settle in throughout the summer months and get your family ready to head back to school in the fall. Cathy Carter is an expert local real estate agent who can help you find your dream home in a neighborhood that is assigned to the school district you prefer. To find out more information about the schools in Higley Gilbert and Queen Creek AZ, contact Cathy Carter today.

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For her entire professional career, Cathy Carter has been dedicated to serving the people of East Valley. She began her career in new construction home sales and quickly expanded into every sector of the Chandler real estate industry. Today, after years of networking with the most reliable professionals in the local community and focusing on professional development, Cathy Carter is considered to be the top Realtor in East Valley. Most recently, she received the RE/MAX Lifetime Achievement award, which is the second-highest national award given to RE/MAX real estate agents.