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AP Capstone

The AP Capstone Diploma is designed to equip students with independent research, collaborative teamwork, and communication skills that are increasingly valued by colleges.
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AVID, Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a schoolwide transformation effort focused on leadership, systems, instruction, and culture, and is designed to increase the number of students who enroll and succeed in higher education and in their lives beyond high school. AVID’s mission is to close the opportunity gap by preparing all students for college and career readiness and success in a global society.
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Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment is a cost-effective way for high school students to get a head start on college. It allows high school students to enroll in college courses offered at their high school as well as save money and time. All Dobson students are encouraged to start earning college credit early through our Dual Enrollment offerings. These course offerings are not exclusive to any one graduation path or program.
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Fine Arts

Dobson is home to a large number of visual and performing artists that, through a combination of coursework, activities, and capstone project, earn the Arizona State Seal of Arts Proficiency
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Paws & Peers

Paws & Peers, in collaboration with East Valley K9’s Angel Dogs, trains therapy dogs for Mesa Public Schools campuses. The goal of Paws & Peers is to provide a new way to incorporate lessons on social and emotional learning, resiliency, empathy and the human-animal bond for students and staff.
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Gabrielle Buckley

Gabrielle Buckley, Principal

Kevin Bilyeu

Kevin Bilyeu, Science Teacher

Jessica Arnold

Jessica Arnold, Dance Teacher