FREE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL

Phoenix Advantage Charter School offers K-8 students in Phoenix a high quality education.

 

DEDICATED TEACHERS

The teachers at Phoenix Advantage love what they do, and it shows!

 

EVERY STUDENT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

Each student at Phoenix Advantage leaves an impact on our school.

OUR MISSION

Phoenix Advantage prepares students for the choices and challenges in a complex world.

OUR VISION

Unwavering commitment to educational excellence

Participant in New Schools for Phoenix

The heart of Phoenix Advantage is our students and their academic, social and emotional needs.

ACADEMICS:

  1. Outstanding, well-educated teachers
  2. Challenging high level instruction using a variety of outstanding curricula
  3. Regular assessment and adjustment to meet individual student needs.
  4. Well-designed kindergarten model for a strong school foundation
  5. Plentiful learning resources and opportunities for hands-on learning
  6. Three technology labs with rigorous and fun instructional programs
  7. Science lab for experimentation in the upper grades.
  8. Art room for classes to create, paint, bedazzle and beautify their learning projects and learn about art and art history
  9. Physical Education and Music Education every week

SOCIAL SUPPORT:

  1. Extended recess time and structured play time with PlayWorks for exercise and mental acuity
  2. PACS club every Friday for weekend food support
  3. Health and nutritious snacks provided through the Fresh Fruit & Vegetable program
  4. Small class sizes and smaller school environment – teachers and staff know the students
  5. Monthly awards assemblies celebrating academics, character and improvement
  6. Home visits, telephone calls, notes home, emails, automatic dialing calls to ensure parent communication and involvement
  7. Elective classes for older students in addition to the regular specials so they can develop their interests for high school
  8. Annual musical production for all students.  We have previously presented, High School Musical, Peter Pan Jr. and Lion King Jr.
  9. Holidays around the world musical performance at mid-year for all grades

EMOTIONAL SUPPORT:

  1. Dean of Students provides small group and individual counseling for students
  2. Uniforms, school supplies and backpacks for students who cannot provide their own
  3. Operation Santa – every student in grades kindergarten through 4th grade receive gifts during the Holiday Season
  4. Food boxes provided to families in need in our school community during the Holiday Season
  5. Quarterly barbecues to provide a time to parents to eat a barbecue lunch with their children.   We all eat outside together in a festival atmosphere with picnic table and music for an atmosphere of community sharing
  6. Trunk of Treat each October to provide community support and a safe trick or treating event for all families in the area