Who Is Aaron Dunton? Higley High School Teacher Arrested For Relationship With Minor

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Gilbert, Arizona-A former Higley High School teacher was arrested for establishing an improper relationship with a young student.

Aaron Danton, 35, was detained by Gilbert police on Thursday after a former student filed a complaint with a teacher while teaching at Power Lunch Elementary School.

According to Gilbert police, his student was 11 years old when Danton was alleged to have committed a crime against a minor in 2019.

Who Is Aaron Dunton?

Aaron Dunton is a Graduate Teaching Assistant at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He resides in Urbana, Illinois, Unites States.

Currently, he is 35 years old and talking about his appearance, he wears glasses and has a bald head and a healthy body.

Talking about his education, he has completed a Bachelor of Science in Structural Engineering (2012-2016), Master of Science in Structural Geology (2016-2017), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Societal Risk and Hazard Mitigation (2018-2022) from University Of Illinois, Urbana-Campaign.

He has been in the teaching profession for so long and has gained a lot of experience. He has worked as  Graduate Teaching Assistant from August 2018-May to 2020 for 1 yr 10 months, Graduate Research Assistant from August 2018-present at the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign.

The teacher began working at High Lee High in July 2021 after teaching the last five years of high school at Power Lunch Elementary School.

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Who is Aaron Dunton's Wife?

We have no information regarding the wife of Aaron Dunton. Also, no one has come forward in this case the family members of Aaron. Whether they don't want to reveal their face or want to be away from social media is not known.

However, Danton resigned from Hailey High in April after other allegations of being involved in improper relationships with other students surfaced.


He now faces numerous charges, including four counts of aggravated assault, one count of witness tampering, and two counts of contributing to delinquency and dependency. He was sent to Maricopa County Jail. 

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 Aaron Dunton Family Story

The only information we have currently is that Aaron is from Urbana, the United States, and no information is obtained from his LinkedIn profile as well.

He seems to be away from social media so he hasn't shared anything about his family life and his childhood.

"We are very disappointed and worried about this news. We take all allegations of employee misconduct very seriously and provide a safe learning environment for our district. Keep in mind that doing is always a top priority, "the HUSD said in a statement.

All other ex-students who may have been abused are being advised to call Gilbert Police at 480-503-6500.

Higley Unified School District said Danton is also a volunteer softball coach and assistant football coach.

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Mugshots On Twitter about Aaron Dunton

Gilbert police are still searching for other former students of the teacher who may have been abused by him. Even though he is such an educated person, his behavior is so disgusting.

Parents who sent their children to school fully trusting the teacher and school are now insecure about their child's security.

Further investigation is going on as other children may also be the victim of Dunton.

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