Middle school students learning

Higley Unified School District

Inspiring students since 1909

Academics | Arts | Athletics | Activities

Higley Unified School District is a distinguished district in Arizona that serves students on 13 campuses located in Gilbert and Queen Creek. Students succeed on a number of academic markers as teachers prepare learners today to achieve their goals and dreams of tomorrow.
The 2017/18 school year begins July 24, 2017. The district operates on a modified year-round calendar. Details may be found on the HUSD calendar webpage

Higley schools offer a well-rounded education with academics, music, art, languages, athletics, physical education, technology, and character education. Schools provide a safe and inviting environment for learning. Extra-curricular activities begin at the elementary school level, with dozens of options available at the high schools.

Do you have questions about what is right for your child? Please call the school offices to learn more.

Ready to enroll? Find registration forms online.

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With a focus on solid educational offerings from preschool through high school, classroom teachers focus on each student's learning, taking the guesswork out of education with data-driven instruction and accountability.

Gifted and accelerated learning options start in preschool and move through high school.

Higley and Williams Field High Schools offer 35+ Advanced Placement and dual enrollment classes to better prepare students for college and careers.

Student drawing 
Weekly art and music instruction are provided to all elementary students. Band, orchestra and choir begin at the elementary level.

Fine art electives at the secondary level include choir, band, orchestra, drama, drawing, dance and painting and ceramics.

Higley middle and high school students receive accolades state- and nationwide for their talents, including state titles in marching band and color guard. Music groups consistently receive superior ratings.

Football player rushing the ball 
All Higley schools provide opportunities in sports. Elementary students can join the Higley Youth Sports League, with fun recreational sports offered each quarter for older students and cheerleading for all age levels.

Middle schools participate in the East Valley Conference: baseball/softball, volleyball, flag football, basketball, cross country, soccer, wrestling, and track and field.

High schools programs include state- and playoff-bound teams. Sports played are: football, volleyball, golf, swimming and diving, cross-country, softball, track, basketball, soccer, spiritline, wrestling and tennis.

Student working with robotics 
Schools offer a number of extra-curricular activities based on student-interest. At the elementary level, students may find clubs based on the arts, robotics, writing, student government or community service.

The same themes continue at the middle school level. Students continue to add to the club options each year. Both campuses host National Junior Honor Society clubs.

High school students will find activities to explore interests. Nearly 60 options are available in the arts, athletics, STEM-focus, academics, service learning and more.

Discover the different options at each school on the individual campus websites under “activities.”


Our Programs

Cooley Early Childhood Development Center
Sossaman Early Childhood Development Center
KinderPrep with Introduction to Mandarin
Spanish Immersion Exploration (coming 2017)
Highly Gifted (coming 2017)

Neighborhood Schools
Traditional Academy
Mandarin Dual Language
Spanish Dual Langauge
Kindergarten Round-up
Project-based learning

Neighborhood Schools
Mandarin Immersion
Spanish Immersion
Higley Program for Accelerated Learning
Higley Traditional Academy
A+ Schools
Gifted Learning
Band and Orchestra
Fine Arts
Middle School Programs
1-to-1 Technology
Foreign Language Options
Fine Arts
Accelerated Class Options

High School Programs
Advanced Placement Options
Dual Enrollment Options
Foreign Language Options
US News & World Report 2017 Best High Schools
Career and Technical Education (CTE)
Fine Arts