About

OUR MISSION

The purpose of Salt River Schools, in partnership with the Community, is to provide EXEMPLARY EDUCATION in a safe learning environment IMMERSED IN THE O'ODHAM and PIIPAASH CULTURES for all students to secure a successful future.

Salt River Accelerated Learning Academy is an alternative school designed to meet the needs of at-risk students ages 16-21 who want to earn a high school diploma. Salt River Accelerated Learning Academy provides an intense and challenging educational environment that empowers students with the skills for a successful journey of life-long learning. The school is committed to helping students gain the academic skills and credits needed in order to obtain a high school diploma while also empowering students with career and life skills that will enable them to lead successful lives as responsible citizens of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.


CHARTER HOLDER INFORMATION AS REQUIRED BY ASBCS

Charter Performance: Click the image below to read about the ALA's performance with regards to finance, operations, and academics. Click here to view a PDF of instructions for researching "Submitted File Status" for districts and charters.

Link to Arizona State Board for Charter Schools ALA Dashboard

Charter Annual Financial Reports: Click here to download a copy of the Accelerated Learning Academy's annual financial report for fiscal year 2021. The link to view all District/Charter annual financial reports can be found on the AZ Department of Education's School Finance website; the same Excel report linked above for the ALA can be found under "Salt River Pima-Maricopa Community Schools (078656000)."

In accordance with A.R.S. §15-185(M), schools that maintain their own website must post a copy of the proposed budget or budget summary and hearing notification on the school’s website.

Employee Education & Experience Information
As a charter school, the Accelerated Learning Academy maintains information regarding each employee's educational and teaching background and experience in a particular academic content subject matter for all current employees that provide instruction to students. Please call the ALA at 480-362-2130 to request this information.


OUR VISION

Governance
We set the standards for effective management of services and resources by creating policies and procedures that guide our decisions. We are accountable and responsible for managing our resources that meets or exceeds the educational needs of all students.

Personnel
We employ committed, highly qualified and effective teachers and staff who are skilled in educating and serving our diverse student population. We mentor, encourage and provide opportunities to Community members to teach and serve our students. 

Student Performance, Support & Curriculum
Our curriculum is designed to honor the O‘odham and Piipaash cultures and the uniqueness and importance of tribal sovereignty. We support all parents in being a part of the education of our children. We recognize the importance of education and encourage our students of all ages to continue to excel in their educational endeavors.

Facilities
We continuously expand and enhance our campus to accommodate the growing population and educational needs of our Community.

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