Welcome to the Internet home of Mingus Union High School District, home of the Marauders! Mingus Union High School is located in Cottonwood, Arizona, near the foot of Mingus Mountain. Our district serves the students in the Verde Valley and area elementary schools of Cottonwood/Oak Creek S.D., Beaver Creek Elementary, and Clarkdale/Jerome S.D.
Mingus Union High School is a comprehensive high school with a variety of offerings, successful extra- and co-curricular activities, a very strong Career and Technical Education program, and green facilities. Mingus established dual credit and AP courses so that students could earn up to two years of college credit while attending Mingus. U.S. News and World Report ranked Mingus in the top 27% of all high schools in the nation, and Mingus has received the Arizona Education Foundation A+ School of Excellence award. In addition, Mingus hosts the Mingus Academy and the Mingus Online Academy to provide alternative educational opportunities for every student.
Please take a few minutes to complete our parent survey. We appreciate all input that you have, and all information you send in will be anonymous. We want to ensure that our district is the best place for all of our students, and your help is invaluable!
The Mingus Union High School graduation ceremony is on Friday, May 20 at 7:00 p.m. on the football field. Read more >>>
Seeking Host Families
Are you willing to be host family by sharing your heart and home with a scholarship student sponsored by the State Department? Read more >>>
Sci-Tech Festival Success
The Mingus Union High School District Governing Board is seeking to hire a superintendent who will lead the district to higher levels of student achievement in collaboration with students, staff, and the community. Read more >>>
Operation Graduation is a safe, all-night, drug and alcohol free party for Mingus Union High School graduates and friends. Read more >>>
Pizza Hut FFA Night
The FFA invites you to join them the first Thursday of every month for pizza! Read more >>>