Gila Bend Unified School District No 24 is located in Central Arizona amidst the beautiful lands of Maricopa County. Gila Bend Unified School District No. 24 was founded in February 1887. The School District is named after the town of Gila Bend which is located on and named for the bend in the Gila River. The current Gila Bend School building was built in May of 1925 and took on its first student in September of 1925. Today Gila Bend Unified School District continues to serve over 550 students grades K-12.
Dear Parents and Community Members,
Welcome to Gila Bend Unified School District! We are fortunate to have dedicated faculty and staff who provide quality-learning opportunities to our students. For the last several years, our professionals have been engaged in improving our programs, their instruction, and ultimately student achievement through their hard work and thoughtful efforts.
The Gila Bend School District mission keeps us focused on preparing all learners to thrive in an ever-changing society. As our district moves forward in its ongoing commitment to provide our students opportunities to be successful in our classrooms and beyond, it is my intent to keep our mission, and most importantly, the students we serve, at the center of our attention.
Lynnette Michalski, M.Ed.