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Academia del Pueblo

Academia del Pueblo is a K-8th grade charter school located in 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) at 201 E. Durango Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85004.

Vision

Academia del Pueblo is a 21st century school that promotes an academically and socially aware community of student leaders in an innovative, collaborative, and digitally-integrated learning environment.

Mission

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.

Student Outcomes

(Based on the nine-year student experience at Academia del Pueblo)

We believe Academia del Pueblo students will become critical thinkers and problem solvers who think and act both locally and globally.

We believe that Academia del Pueblo students will make meaning from and engage in scholarly discussions about what they think and learn.

We believe that Academia del Pueblo students will be leaders in recognizing the importance of their role in our world.

We believe that Academia del Pueblo students will actively engage in learning with a positive belief in themselves and others.

We believe Academia del Pueblo students will be decision makers in using technology to innovate, create, and share.

We believe that Academia del Pueblo students will strive to achieve sustainable digital, mental, and physical health in all areas of their lives.

Adopted – April 5, 2017

 

Staff Expectations

(Expectations that guide students to desired outcomes)

Academia del Pueblo staff will create a joyous and supportive learning community with a focus on student motivation and lesson authenticity while leveraging each instructional moment.

Academia del Pueblo teachers will utilize collaborative engagement strategies and encourage risk taking to optimize student discourse.

Academia del Pueblo staff will disrupt the status quo so that our students have a model for social justice and inquiry.

Academia del Pueblo teachers will lead with learning and integrate technology with intention.

Academia del Pueblo teachers will teach cognitive and problem solving strategies to develop our students into critical thinkers.

Academia del Pueblo staff will cultivate moral judgement and civic responsibility.

Academia del Pueblo staff will promote a school wide philosophy of Kids At Hope on a daily basis.

Adopted – April 5, 2017