S. McDowell
     Athletics Department
     Steve McDowellDirector
     Caryn KracinskiAdministrative Assistant


GPS Athletic Events Calendar

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Campo Verde
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Desert Ridge
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Gilbert Classical
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Gilbert High
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Highland High
Mesquite High Logo

Mesquite High

Gilbert Public Schools Athletics Programs

The Gilbert Public Schools athletics program is comprised of five high schools, six junior high schools and one academy which is a combined junior high and high school.

We offer many different sporting opportunities for high school and junior high school students, with great success in all areas. Please come and support our student-athletes.

Our junior high schools, including 7th and 8th-grade students, make up the Superstition Conference. They compete amongst themselves with a wide array of sports offered. 

5A Division I Level Schools

Desert Ridge High School
Gilbert High School
Highland High School
Mesquite High School

4A Division I Level Schools

Campo Verde High School

1A Division I Level Schools

Gilbert Classical Academy (GCA) 

Eligibility Information and Forms

All GPS athletes that participate at the junior high school AND high school level must complete Eligibility Packets listed below:

AIA Physical Clearance Forms (Forms A, B & C Required):

For FOOTBALL - Helmet and Shoulder Pads Acknowledgement form is also required. This form must be completed and submitted along with the GPS Athletic Clearance Eligibility Packet and the AIA forms listed above.

The GPS Athletic Clearance eligibility packet and all three AIA forms must be completed in their entirety. Once completed, please return to the athletic department at your student's school. Additionally, the concussion video located under the Brainbook tab via the AIA website must be viewed. Please see the link below:

All GPS athletes that participate in sports on the high school level will need to take the A.I.A. Concussion Awareness Training. This is a 50-minute course that once completed, the student will print up a certificate and take it to their athletic office at their high school. The athletes will only need to take this course once in their high school career. Please click on the link below to start this course.

A.I.A. Concussion Awareness Training

IMPORTANT Staph and MRSA Information for Parents: 
Signs, Symptoms and Preventative Measures for Athletes- pdf

Student insurance for your athlete

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