About Us

Founded in 1911, Glendale Union High School District serves the communities of Phoenix and Glendale and encompasses 60 square miles. Comprised of nine high schools, grades 9-12, the urban district enrolls 16,800 students and has approximately 150,000 constituents in the Phoenix metropolitan area. All schools are accredited by the Arizona Department of Education, North Central Association of Schools and Colleges (NCA CASI) and Cognia (previously AdvancED). The district's nine schools are ranked among the best high schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and all are part of the College Board’s 2013 National Advanced Placement District of the Year. To read about more district achievements and accolades, click here. With a mission to empower all students for the choices and challenges of the twenty-first century, we look forward to the opportunity to work with you and your family. 

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2020-2021 COVID-19 Information
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2020-2021 COVID-19 Information
Posted on 02/26/2021
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Members of GUHSD Honored at The Arizona Council for Exceptional Children’s Annual Conference
Posted on 02/26/2021
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GUHSD Governing Board Highlights Moon Valley 2020-2021 Achievement Above All Receipients
Posted on 02/18/2021
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Bell Schedule
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Bell Schedule
Posted on 02/04/2021
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Independence High School Patriots Shine at Virtual Event
Posted on 02/04/2021
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Join the Top-Performing High School District in the Metro-Phoenix Area
Posted on 02/02/2021
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GUHSD Governing Board Honors 2020-2021 Greenway Achievement Above All Recipients
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GUHSD Governing Board Honors 2020-2021 Greenway Achievement Above All Recipients
Posted on 01/22/2021
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GUHSD Students Invited to Open House (Virtual Event) on Jan. 26
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GUHSD Students Invited to Open House (Virtual Event) on Jan. 26
Posted on 01/22/2021
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GUHSD Governing Board Recognizes 2020-2021 Glendale Achievement Above All Recipients
Posted on 01/15/2021
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Save the Date for Virtual Future Freshman Night
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Discover Why GUHSD is the Top-Performing High School District in the Metro-Phoenix Area
Posted on 01/08/2021
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Top Colleges Night
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GUHSD Presents Fifth Annual Pathway to Prestigious Colleges & Universities Night
Posted on 01/08/2021
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