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9-12
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Globe, AZ
Students enrolled: 509
Before care: No
After care: No

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437 S High Street
Globe, AZ 85501

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(928) 425-6102
(928) 425-8909
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August 18, 2014
I love this high school. However, the parental involvement, frankly, sucks. I have the greatest respect for the teachers, my kids love them. However, it is nearly impossible to teach a classroom full of kids when the kids themselves are disrespectful and disruptive. Cell phones, tablets, XBox and Playstation have taken over the home. As a volunteer, I see how some of these kids act, and it's appalling. Children need to be taught manners. And the games need to be put away in favor of some good old fashioned reading. Oh, and do not get me started on the need for a dictionary. Most kids have become too lazy to use the correct spelling or know the meaning of simplest terms. No, parents, this is not the school's fault, it is our fault for not enforcing good practices. And one student commented on sex education. Another thing we need to deal with not only at school or at home. But as long as we have girls who think sex for boys means "love" and boys who think of sex as a conquest, there are going to be babies. Open, honest discussions are needed. Learning it from the internet may come too late.

- submitted by a parent
August 04, 2014
This school should really focus on giving each of us, the students sex education. The graduates in 2013 so many of them are pregnant or has a child already even before graduating. The graduates last year 2014 so many of them were pregnant during school and during the graduation. This year there are already a few students who are pregnant in our senior class. It is so weird to see high school kids roaming around the halls with babies inside their stomach. When I was a junior everywhere I go there are someone pregnant and almost every month there is 1 to 2 pregnancy announcements on facebook and guess where they went or go to school at.... Globe High. I don't have anything against them, but I'm just saying that it doesn't look good for the school and the community when 16-19 years old kids are already pregnant or have kids. Even Mesa, Gilbert and Chandler people knows Globe High as the high school with so many pregnancy or pregnancy scares. I don't think this school will ever have a sex education class since we already have a shortage of good teachers, I'm just hoping they would do something about it.

- submitted by a student
May 03, 2014
I am curious to see how GHS does on AIMS scores and what the school label will be when released this summer. I know that 2 years ago, when Rob Nelson, Dr. RIchard and Todd Bueche were principals the school had some good results and went from a D to a C. Then, after they left, it went right back down to a D again! Frustrating, I hope it goes back to a C this year or maybe even better.

- submitted by a parent
April 20, 2014
Globe High School has made progress the last two years towards improving the quality of education offered. The change in leadership at the school level and district level is building a culture of change and stability. Our child is enjoying school and the many activities offered to them. The addition of Friday School is helping students with tutoring and additional learning time. Teachers are spending their off time helping students which is a change in the culture of the school. I would like to thank the administrators and teachers for helping students in need and creating a culture for learning.

- submitted by a parent
November 24, 2013
So sad to see so many teachers posting their own review here. Oh wait they are not teachers, they are students told by a teacher to write a nice review on here. Shame shame shame! Anyways, I heard that the math teacher Cabreros is leaving to Maryland. Thank goodness I won't have her.. I heard she can barely speak English and doesn't teach at all. I wish more teacher would leave so Globe can get new and better teachers. GUSD needs to do more with their curriculum because us students are not being challenged.

- submitted by a community member
October 31, 2013
This school is an improving school, with a dedicated staff of teachers, administrators, bus drivers, cafeteria workers, custodians, office staff, and maintenance staff, all of whom have a single goal: to provide a quality education for the young people in Globe, Arizona.

- submitted by a teacher
October 31, 2013
GHS is a school where teachers genuinely care about students and it shows. We have a group of students that go out of their way to make others feel welcome. Some folks here pick one student, or one incident and paint the whole school as a bad place. Everyone at GHS is working to help our students have a future. It is time for ALL the students and parents to start working towards the same goal.

- submitted by a teacher
October 25, 2013
As of this Fall Session the academic bar continues to be raised by administration and the new Superintendent. Good progress is happening at Globe High School. With the onset of the Capturing Kids Hearts culture piece being implemented changes to both staff and student alike will help produce good citizens for the community. As a reminder broken wheels cannot be fixed over night, so look for steady progress over the next three years.

- submitted by a parent
October 24, 2013
Caring teachers and talented students. District and High School administrators genuinely care about all the programs and student excellence.

- submitted by a teacher
October 24, 2013
I ve been at GHS for over a decade and have seen its ups and downs. This year the entire district seems to be on the right track. The focus is on improving academics and working on student character. We are still struggling to correct the wrongs done by past administrations but we can now see the light. GHS has a student body that, for the most part are friendly and outgoing. They truly care about each other and their teachers. This year s students who had to retake the AIMS was the smallest I have ever seen.

- submitted by a teacher
October 24, 2013
My school is on its way to becomming the best public school in Gila County. The implimentation of two new programs, Beyond Textbooks and Capturing Kids Hearts are already producing positive results. We are good now, but will become a school of excellence in the near future.

- submitted by a teacher
August 25, 2013
My daughter will be out of this school in the next few weeks... horrible! Don't go here. The teachers barely teach especially their elective teachers

- submitted by a parent
June 05, 2013
I attended last night's class of 2013 graduation. I congratulate the students for their accomplishments, but I also feel sorry for them. I also attended last year's graduation, what a contrast! If anyone is looking for some symbolism of the stark contrast of quality leadership between last years administration of Dr. Richard and Dr. Bueche, you found it last night! Last year's graduation was a beautiful celebration of student accomplishment, complete with fireworks, large video screens, music, and a well decorated stage. This year's "ceremony" was hastily thrown together, no fireworks, no screens, and no sound at all. Globe district values "bare minimum" and "good enough" and all other like phrases of an organization that puts what is convenient, comfortable, and easiest for the adults over what is best for the kids, all of the time, every time. Richard and Bueche were dynamic educators who fought for quality for the kids of GHS. It is obvious when you compare tangibles like test scores and public events like graduation that should showcase a school's final product and how much they value it. Not all will admit it, but Globe misses Bueche and Richard! Big Time!

- submitted by a teacher
June 05, 2013
Although many feel strongly about Dr.Richards being the best thing for globe high school I have to disagree. He did accomplish some good things but he also spent nearly all of the money the school had. This is the main reason why last nights commencement ceremony was not as spectacular as last years. The money for this years graduation as well as next years was spent last year on all of the wonderful things. Also, Dr.Richards left only because he did not get along with the new super intendant not because of anyone at globe high school forcing him to.

- submitted by a community member
May 29, 2012
This school has totally turned around for the better in just one short school year!

- submitted by a teacher
May 28, 2012
I am graduating ghs in a few days. Three of the past four years this place was not a school. Dr. Richard came in this year as our new principal and I am glad he did. He hired good teachers and he was fair and consistent with enforcing new school rules, I didn't like the changes of first, but after about a month or two everyone could see that the school was safer and more orderly. Our school was a joke but this years i learned that one good leader with a vision can change the whole outlook of an organization.

- submitted by a student
April 25, 2012
The short and dramatic positive turn around of Globe High School has been absolutely amazing. This is a story that should be covered by the national media. For so many years the scores and the academics of this school have been in decline. The building has been in decline, and student failure was acceptable. I am so pleased and impressed by what the new Principal, Dr. Richard has done! My kids never cared about the school and they were D or C students. Thsi year, they earn A's and B's and I see them studying at home and doing homework. When I ask them why they have changed they both told me it is because Dr. Richard and the teachers believe in them now and that they don't want to have to stay after school for mandatory tutoring. I am so happy with the new direction of Globe High School. I wish more people knew about this positove Cinderalla story!

- submitted by a parent
October 31, 2011
Unbelievable what has happened at Globe HS under the leadership of Dr. Tim Richard! Dr. Richard and his assistant principal have turned that school around for the better. My kid is a senior, I have had 2 others go through GHS and I can tell you that the school has been a complete dump, probably one of the worst schools in the nation for about 15 years. There was never any communication, no emphasis on achievement or academics or discipline. The place was an unsafe carnival atmosphere with many poor teachers. Enter Dr. Richard. Now there is discipline, order, organization, structure, a positive and safe atmosphere, and the kids are learning and they are loving it. Too bad many of the board members and the business manager hate Dr. Richard and the success the school is having. Typical small town Globe mindset!

- submitted by a parent
May 26, 2011
As a former teacher I have to say, in all honesty, that you would be hard pressed to find a better group of students, anywhere. Once they realize that you are trustworthy, which is difficult to do with these folks since they are so used to being betrayed, you will never find a more enthusiastic, funny, interesting and motivated group of folks to teach. It was an honor & I looked foreward to seeing them every day. Everything else is most likely going to lead to a continuous decline in the education of these great kids, except for those who graduate, despite the few well meaning teachers who will come and go, as is the culture of the place. There is no changing it, but a good teacher can create an oasis for them, albeit temporary. Give the students a chance to show you how intelligent they are and how much they want to learn & your time will go quickly & effortlessly with them. As for the rest, you're on your own.

- submitted by a teacher
February 18, 2011
the administrative staff in the entire district in inadequet at best and we the students find that the whimsicalitability of the teachers abhorrent

- submitted by a student
October 29, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating May 17, 2009
well i went to globe high school from 2001-2005 and i loved that school it was a good one had i like the teachers its hard to believe that but i did anyways yeah i miss all of my old teachers they were cool and nice to me so yeah

- submitted by a community member
February 19, 2009
Haha i love how mostly only juniors get bored and look up their school. anyways i too am a junior and i like globe high school quite a bit. It offers an average academic experience. for all the people who say they didnt learn its because they didnt try. u can learn if u care. the one amazing thing about this school is teachers like mr howell, ms katy, ms miller, mr montague, mr montgomery and senor johnston. the principals are alright. i think they care about their students if nothing else. Its small enough you know who everyone is can make a lot of friends. Its a nice school.

- submitted by a student
February 11, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
November 14, 2008
what can i say about globe high school? it's a fairly average school all around. the teachers (overall) are the only thing about this school that is actually above average. i'm a freshman at ghs and i can already tell that with the teachers i have this year, i'm going to be watched out for-both academically and in my personal life as well. i'm actually pretty relieved that some of them care about their students rather than them being just another annoying kid that they're probably never going to see again. academically, i think they could do a lot better. for honors classes, they only have about one teacher so if you don't like that one teacher, you're pretty much out of luck if you want to stay an honors student. that is the part that really bothers me.

- submitted by a student
September 25, 2008
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- submitted by a student
May 30, 2008
I currently just finished my junior year here at Globe High School and overall I would say that this school is just ... ok. Maybe a little bit less than ok. The atmosphere is pretty nice and you just about make friends with everyone, even the teachers. However, academically I think the school needs to wisen up a bit, and challenge the students more.

- submitted by a student
no rating February 01, 2008
I used to live in Globe, and went to Globe schools my whole life. A soon as i turned 15, i knew it was time to get out of there. I knew Globe wasnt doing very much for me, not with friends, or academically. Now living in Broken Arrow, OKlahoma I found it much better academically and i pretty much love it here. Overall I thought globe had a lot of growing up to do.

- submitted by a student
December 17, 2007
Sure, I thought it was fine when I was there--how would I know otherwise? But as I got out into the world I discovered that my education had been lacking considerably. There are exceptions, however...I had a few teachers that truly lit up my world and have influenced me ever since. Good teachers like that are hard to find, but I found 3 at Globe High School.

- submitted by a student
September 30, 2007
I'm currently a junior at Globe high, and i honestly believe that Globe High isn't as bad as everyone makes it out to be. Its an easy place for students to make friends, and the teaching staff is actually pretty fair. (science and art teachers seem to be the best, however). Globe is a beautiful town that, like all towns, has a few 'bad' people in it that seem to get all of the recogniton. I've been in the mesa/Gilbert, AZ school district, and i've NEVER recieved the attention from teachers there that the globe teachers pay to your personal life, not just acedemic acheivement. A lot of the teachers genuinely CARE and try to make both of your lives better. But, like in life, you have to be respectful, and earn this caring. Its hard for even teachers to care about someone who doens't care about them.

- submitted by a student
September 17, 2007
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- submitted by a student
July 18, 2007
I went to GHS, and I loved it. It wasn't the best academically, but it has the small town feel, that you can't get in a big city.

- submitted by a community member
June 04, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
July 13, 2006
I moved to Globe two years ago from Cheyenne Wyoming and it was a shock. This is the worst school in the nation! There is not even one good thing about it! I would never recomend anyone to go to this school.

- submitted by a student
May 18, 2006
This school district has been going down hill for many years. I always considered myself a defender of the public school system, but this school and the Administration have soured my opinion. I hope that this school district will improve their performance, but I do not see that happening. I absolutely do not have one good thing to say about this school.

- submitted by a parent
September 14, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
July 24, 2005
Im currently a junior at this school. I can tell you, it's small, poorly air conditioned, and full of tradtion. We have very low standardized test scores...so low that the teachers cant teach what they want. When I was a freshman, I had six different algebra teachers. Overall I love it here...even though I go stir crazy sometimes.

- submitted by a student
June 08, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
no rating March 04, 2005
It has a nice small school feeling. Could be better academically.

- submitted by a parent
January 19, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
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Globe High School
437 S High Street, Globe, AZ  85501
(928) 425-6102
Last modified Globe High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Globe High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 40 reviews. Top