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Schools Overview in Casas Adobes, Tucson, AZ

Casas Adobes is served by three public school districts: Amphitheater Public Schools, Marana Unified School District and Flowing Wells Unified School District. These include a number of public, private and charter schools for students from PK to the 12th grade. Check out this tour and locate the schools that may be of interest to you.

Robert Richardson Elementary School (K-6)

Tucson's Robert Richardson Elementary School (public) serves 402 students, grades K-6. The school has a 8/10 GreatSchools rating.

Robert Richardson Elementary School was awarded with an A+ recognition by the Arizona Educational Foundation. The school strives to be a model of educational excellence with the help of its students and the local community. The school offers a strong academic foundation and nurturing environment for its students.

Source: http://www.richardson.flowingwellsschools.org/
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Butterfield Elementary School (K-6)

Tucson's Butterfield Elementary School (public) serves 591 students, grades K-6. The school has a 9/10 GreatSchools rating.

Butterfield Elementary School has been named a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. The school offers a strong academic program and a nurturing environment of cooperation and care. It believes having goals and reaching them is an investment into the future.
Butterfield Elementary School offers such clubs like: Bobcat Chorus, K-Kids and Student Council. Non-school sponsored activities: Mad Science, Young Rembrandts. School Sponsored Programs: LEAP (Learning, Enrichment And Play), GEM, Homework Club.

Source: http://www.maranausd.org/index.aspx?NID=3168
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Carden of Tucson Inc (K-8)

Tucson's Carden of Tucson (charter) serves 128 students, grades K-8. The school has a 7/10 GreatSchools rating.

Carden of Tucson offers students a learning environment which fosters respect, responsibility and reason; encourages students to seek knowledge and reach their academic potential.

Source: http://cardenoftucson.org/
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Lulu Walker Elementary School (PK-5)

Tucson's Lulu Walker School (public) serves 505 students, grades PK-5. The school has a 6/10 GreatSchools rating.

Lulu Walker School's mission is to educate and empower students with the help of the parents and the community. The school has the following facilities: 32 Station Computer Lab at 7:15 Daily, Full Library Open at 7:15 Daily, Intermediate and Primary Playground, Cafeteria, Multi-Purpose Room.

Source: http://www.amphi.com/schools/lulu-walker.aspx
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Quail Run Elementary School (K-6)

Tucson's Quail Run Elementary School (public) serves 574 students in grades K-6. The school has a 8/10 GreatSchools rating.

Quail Run Elementary School believes a well functioning collaboration between the staff, teachers, students, and parents yields the best environment and helps students reach new academic and social heights.

Source: http://www.maranausd.org/index.aspx?nid=970
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Tortolita Middle School (7-8)

Tucson's Tortolita Middle School (public) serves 920 students in grades 7-8. The school has a 7/10 GreatSchools rating.

Tortolita Middle School focuses on student achievement through a rigorous academic curriculum and individualized programs. The school also offers students the ability to develop foreign languages, sports, arts, technology, music, and human ecology. The school is highly versed in after-hours and extracurricular activities.

Source: http://www.maranausd.org/index.aspx?NID=1067
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Degrazia Elementary School (K-6)

Tucson's Degrazia Elementary School (public) serves 600 students in grades K-6. The school has a 7/10 GreatSchools rating.

Degrazia Elementary School offers students a cooperative and supportive environment. The school employs 24 teachers and 60 staff members, offering a good adult to student ratio. Degrazia is home to a very diverse student body, students of different backgrounds, cultures and experiences are brought together in the pursuit of knowledge.

Source: http://www.maranausd.org/index.aspx?NID=2854
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Mountain View High School (9-12)

Tucson's Mountain View High School (public) serves 1863 students in grades 9-12. The school has a 9/10 GreatSchools rating.

Mountain View is an award winning school, it has won awards for academic achievements, sport achievements, and even then architects that designed the school won an award for the campus design. The school was designated an A+ School by the Arizona Educational Foundation in 2000 and has received the Excelling School label in the state of Arizona for the the 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 school years.

Mountain View offers a variety of extracurricular activities like: Boys Soccer, Boys Football, Girls Cross Country, Boys Cross Country, Girls Soccer, Girls Track & Field (twice), and Boys Track & Field.

Source: http://www.maranausd.org/index.aspx?nid=2003

Ironwood Elementary School (K-6)

Tucson's Ironwood Elementary School (public) serves 765 students in grades K-6. The school has a 8/10 GreatSchools rating.

Ironwood Elementary School's administration and teachers strongly believe in success through cooperation between school, student and parent. The school offers a wide variety of options for parents to keep in touch with the school and keep an eye on their child's progress.
Ironwood offers students a positive learning environment and challenges each and every student to achieve their full potential, academically and socially.

Source: http://www.maranausd.org/index.aspx?NID=960
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Mesa Verde Elementary School (PK-5)

Tucson's Mesa Verde Elementary School (public) serves 365 students, grades PK-5. The school has a 8/10 GreatSchools rating.

Mesa Verde Elementary School's mission is to shape its students into responsible, productive citizens. The school works together with the students and their parents, and provides an environment where academics, cultural and global awareness, physical and emotional well-being are top priorities.

Source: https://www.amphi.com/schools/mesa-verde/mission-statement.aspx
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Cross Middle School (6-8)

Tucson's Lawrence W Cross Middle School (public) serves 788 students, grades 6-8. The school has a 6/10 GreatSchools rating.

Cross Middle School's mission is to empower all students and help them achieve. The school believes all students can learn and deserve a chance to find their full potential.

Source: http://www.amphi.com/schools/cross-middle-school.aspx
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Winifred Harelson Elementary School (K-6)

Tucson's Winifred Harelson Elementary School (public) serves 503 students, grades K-6. The school has a 10/10 GreatSchools rating.

Harelson Elementary School offers students a safe environment and a sound academic program. The school's mission is to empower students and help them achieve their academic potential, become self-directed, innovative and responsible.

Source: https://www.amphi.com/schools/harelson.aspx
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Faith Community Academy (PK-12)

Tucson's Faith Community Academy is a private school serving 100 students in grades PK-6. It is coed, religious and Christian affiliated.

Faith Community Academy offers children a Christ-centered education and a safe Christian environment. The academy's mission is to train children according to the Word of God in all aspects, academic, social and spiritual.

Source: http://www.fcatucson.org/mission.html

Casa Ninos School-Montessori (1-4)

Tucson's Casa Ninos School of Montessori - North Campus (private) serves students, grades 1-4. It is coed, Montessori and Nonsectarian affiliated.

Casa Niños School of Montessori, Inc. is a member of the American Montessori Society and has a strong focus on upholding the Montessori principles. Montessori education is an educational approach developed by Italian physician and educator Maria Montessori and characterized by an emphasis on independence, freedom within limits, and respect for a child’s natural psychological, physical, and social development.

Source: www.casaninos.org/about.php; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montessori_education
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Kino School (PK-12)

Tucson's Kino Learning Center (private) serves 60 students, grades PK-12. It is coed, alternative and Nonsectarian affiliated.

Kino Learning Center is an alternative school, established in Tucson in 1976. Kino's curriculum differs in several ways from a traditional one - the school has a very small teacher to student ratio (7 full time teachers and 9 part time for 60 students) and puts a strong emphasis on individualized programs; the school also uses an unusual grading system, where each assignment is analyzed thoroughly and the student receives an individual narrative transcript instead of a grade.

Source: http://www.kinoschool.org/about/
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Sonoran Science Academy - Tucson (K-12)

Tucson's Sonoran Schools (charter) school serves 725 students, grades K-12.

Sonoran Science Academy-Tucson is a public charter school, managed by Sonoran Schools, a charter management organization. The school is located in north-west Tucson. The school opened in 2001 and is focused on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) and college preparation.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonoran_Science_Academy
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St Odilia Catholic School (PK-3)

Tucson's St. Odilia Catholic School (private) serves 60 students, grades PK-3. It is coed, religious and Catholic affiliated.

St. Odilia Catholic School is part of the St. Odilia Church. The school is open to everyone and celebrates diversity. The school provides a safe, Christian environment for children to develop and learn the Word of God.

Source: http://www.st-odilia.org/
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St Mark's Early Childhood Center (PK-K)

Tucson's St. Mark's Early Childhood Center (private) serves 120 students, grades PK-K. It is coed. Associations: NAEYC; Methodist.

St Mark's Early Childhood Center has been serving Tucson's northwest community for 40 years. It was started in 1974 by Mrs. Wright, then the wife of the church's pastor. Originally just a preschool program, it has added a childcare program and kindergarten in the years that followed.
The center is licensed by the state of Arizona and offers appropriate educational, social, emotional, and creative programs.

Source: http://www.stmarksecc.com/
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Ascension Lutheran Church and School

Tucson's Ascension Lutheran School is a part of the global school system of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and are a part of the ministry of Ascension Lutheran Church and School. The school offers preschool/daycare for ages 1-5. It has a low student/teacher ratio with highly qualified staff, and offers daily faith development, weekly chapel, as well as weekly art/music/PE.

Source: http://www.ascensionschooltucson.org/
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J Robert Hendricks Elementary School (K-6)

Tucson's J Robert Hendricks Elementary School (public) serves 492 students, grades K-6. The school has a 6/10 GreatSchools rating.

Hendricks Elementary School sets high standards for its students and teachers alike, the school makes quality education a top priority. By providing a nurturing environment and quality education, the school aims to help children develop academically, artistically and socially.

Source: http://www.hendricks.flowingwellsschools.org/
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Schools Overview in Casas Adobes, Tucson, AZ