Arizona Junior High Called One of Best Schools in the World

| June 15, 2016

By Nancy Montoya • Arizona Public Media 

Arizona has one of the top 10 junior high schools in the world.

It’s not in Tucson or Phoenix or any of their prosperous suburbs. It’s in the small, mostly Mexican-American border town of San Luis near Yuma.

The top 10 designation comes from Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Talented Youth. The center recognizes young people with great academic promise from around the world.

One of them is Genaro Rodriguez, 14. He said he and his classmates are not just thinking about themselves.

“The kids of my generation try really hard for a better future for their families,” Genaro said.

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