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Acacia Elementary an Arizona A+++ School of Excellence

Acacia Elementary made history with their third consecutive A+ award! This makes Acacia an “Arizona A+++ School of Excellence." The Arizona Educational Foundation evaluates schools in the areas of student focus and support, school culture, active teaching and learning, curriculum, leadership, community and parent involvement and assessment data. The A+ School of Excellence™ Program is a comprehensive school assessment program that celebrates outstanding schools and brings to light the positive stories and successes happening in public schools every day.  Evaluation of schools is based on a lengthy written application submitted by the school and a rigorous site visit conducted by a team of trained judges. In the application, each school provides demographic information, a description of current programs and practices, documentation of parent and community involvement, and a profile of the school’s principal and the school community’s commitment to excellence, equity, service and sustained high achievement. Preparation of each school’s application involves collaboration among all stakeholders including students, faculty, staff, administrators and community members. Marty Makar, a program judge, stated, “You and your staff have one of the best places for kids in the nation!” As Acacia’s vision states, “We ARE Acacia and TOGETHER we can do ANYTHING!” Congratulations, Acacia! #WESDFamily 


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