Positioned in Dewey-Humboldt, a small town with a rich mining history, Humboldt Elementary used to be known as the "little school down the hill." Fifteen years ago, expectations for its students were low, and it was a fraction of a point from being labeled "under-performing" by the state of Arizona. New leadership and a data-driven approach have led to a dramatic turnaround and national accolades for their successes.
- 2010 National Blue Ribbon School
- 2013 Title I Distinguished School
- Outperformed the state on all standardized tests since at least 2010