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School leader:  Dr. Mike Andersen
2820 West Rose Garden Ln
Phoenix, AZ 85027

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(623) 445-5000
(623) 445-3080
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Best known for
"We are best known for IB program, Senior Institute."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
  • Coed / Single gender
    Coed
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Video and film production, Band, Orchestra...
  • World languages
    French, Spanish
  • Sports
    Basketball, Baseball, Cheerleading, Cross country...
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41 reviews

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Recent Comments


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · June 12, 2016
The IB program is very impressive. Both of my children loved their classes and found the curriculum challenging but not ridiculously overwhelming. I definitely feel it did a good job preparing them for college level coursework.

Develops character: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · May 22, 2015
I disagree because they can't have their own opinion or come to talk to a teacher for advice or for an alternative.

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Submitted by a parent · February 23, 2015
Not impressed at all. My daughter has 41 students in one of her classes and even the teacher said it's horrible. They say thier goal is to decrease D's and F's, but they have done NOTHING to show they care about grades. Impossible to get an... more

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Submitted by a parent · November 02, 2014
My son started attending Barry Goldwater High School in 2014. We have been impressed with the leadership of the school, and the teachers we have met, involving the classes he is taking. The teachers are well qualified, motivating, and sincerely... more

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About this school

We are a comprehensive high school offering a variety of elective options. We are also the DVUSD culinary arts signature program. Our culinary graduates go directly into the food industry or on to elite culinary schools. BGHS is focused on 21st century exit outcomes that are measured by the Senior Institute capstone project. BGHS is the only DVUSD high school that has defined exit outcomes of: Communication, Critical Thinking, Habits of Mind, Life Skills. Cutting edge innovation that successfully serves each student ensures a significant edge in post secondary opportunities.

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Last modified: July 14, 2016
Last modified Barry Goldwater High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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