Bridges Elementary School opened in 2016/17 school year as a neighborhood campus for students in kindergarten through sixth grade. Bridges Elementary offers all the programs and classes currently available at all Higley elementary schools, including:
- Kids Club, a morning and after-school care program offed through Community Education
- Higley Youth Sports League, an after-school athletics program offered through Community Education
- Elementary school band, technology, physical education and arts programs.
Bridges’ students also have the option to join the morning orchestra program for elementary school students and additional clubs formed based on student interest.
Bridges Elementary integrates campuswide Project-Based Learning with a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) emphasis, a Makers Place. robotics, and houses the Higley Unified School District’s first ever double-accelerated program (HPAL).
At Bridges, we believe in equipping our students with the skills they need to be successful in the unpredictable and ever-changing 21st century workplace. Aside from learning the Arizona College and Career Readiness Standards, our students will continue to be immersed in learning environments that promote creative and critical thinking, communicating, and collaborating.
Bridges was awarded an "A" for the 2016/2017, 2017/2018, and 2018/2019 school years by the Arizona A-F Accountability System.
Bridges is located in Gilbert, AZ, a community listed as a “Best Place to Raise a Family in Arizona by WalletHub” (No. 7 in U.S. & No. 1 in Ariz. 2019).