Inspiring Excellence

Destiny School


To ensure that homeless children and youth have access to a free, appropriate public education, comparable to that provided to the children of any Arizona resident and consistent with Arizona’s mandatory school attendance laws.

The term ‘homeless children and youth’ 

(A) Includes –

(i) Children and youth who are sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or similar reason;  are living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or camp grounds due to lack of alternative adequate accommodations; are living in emergency or transitional shelters; are abandoned in hospitals; or are awaiting foster care placement.

Destiny School Homeless Education Liaison: Jacquelyn Tanner

Telephone Number:  928-425-0925

Liaison E-Mail Address:

State Coordinator:  Rita Rodriguez

State Coordinator Phone Number: 602-542-4963


Arizona Department of Education Homeless Education

Children and Youth experiencing homelessness have the right to free, appropriate public education.