About Academia del Pueblo
Academia del Pueblo K-8th grade charter school located at 201 E. Durango Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85004 in South Central Phoenix. Academia del Pueblo is part of the Friendly House organization and has been operating for 18 years. The school offers a comprehensive elementary school curriculum that employs high academic standards and strategic curriculum interventions designed to meet and excel Arizona College and Career Readiness State Standards in Kindergarten through eighth grade. Our highly qualified teachers create innovative lesson plans to challenge and inspire our students to become global thinkers and community leaders. All students receive rigorous instruction in English Language Arts,Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Computer Education, Physical Education, and Spanish as a Foreign Language.
Friendly House’s Academia del Pueblo is located next door to the Early Childhood Development Center (ECDC).
Academia Del Pueblo Philosophy
Academia Del Pueblo’s children will thrive and excel academically and be fully prepared to enter and graduate high school and college. Strong instructional leadership enables us to introduce new strategies and techniques to facilitate individual styles of learning. We will create a positive school climate through partnerships with parents, students, staff, administrators, and the community. With our motto, “A Tradition of Excellence” all students will reach their potential and become productive members of society. Our rights and responsibilities define our environment, work attitude and the support of all members of our community.
Academia del Pueblo is committed to providing a challenging curriculum, fostering citizenship, and building a strong community that collaborates to prepare our students for higher education and a changing global society.
Academia del Pueblo recognizes and promotes students to excel academically through high expectations and by requiring safe, respectful, and responsible behavior by all stakeholders. Academia is a collaborative learning community that supports students to challenge themselves and grow into productive citizens who value education. We believe that all students have great potential, Academia strives to provide the skills and tools needed to achieve their goals as well as their dreams.
At Academia del Pueblo, we aspire for all our students to be on the path to college and career readiness by transforming the teaching and learning experience through the use of 21st century technology. Throughout the 2015-2016 academic school year, every student at ADP will receive an IPad and every classroom will have an Apple TV. This will be part of a shift in our academic vision, students will be agents of their own learning. These innovative devices will allow teachers to create personalized learning opportunities through engaging and innovative curriculum in addition to opening up our students to the ever-changing world around them.