Best Public Schools in Globe, AZ


The city of Globe, Arizona is home to 6 schools serving students from elementary through high school, including 2 elementary schools, 1 middle school, 2 high schools, and 1 alternative school. While the schools in this area face some challenges, one school in particular, Destiny School, stands out as a high-performing charter school with significantly higher test scores than the state and district averages.

Across the district, the schools in Globe perform below state averages in English Language Arts and math proficiency, with some exceptions. Destiny School, a public charter elementary/middle school, ranks in the top 25% of Arizona elementary schools and has impressive test scores, with 68% of 4th graders proficient in ELA compared to 45% statewide. In contrast, at Copper Rim Elementary, only 16-21% of students were proficient in 4th and 5th grade ELA, well below the state average. The district also faces high dropout rates, especially at the alternative and charter high schools like Liberty High School and Tiger Knowledge Online (TKO).

The student population in Globe is diverse, with significant Native American and Hispanic representation. Destiny School has the highest percentage of Native American students at 39.4%. The district also faces challenges with high rates of students qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch, ranging from 45.8% at Globe High School to 55.8% at Copper Rim Elementary. Addressing these disparities and supporting the most vulnerable student populations should be a priority for the Globe Unified District and the community.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Arizona Department of Education.

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