Learn how Verrado Schools Achieve Educational Excellence

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From high quality new homes to high quality schools from early education to college preparation, Verrado upholds its high standards in education. Students in the Verrado community achieve a lifetime love of learning through alliances with school districts and prestigious universities, the innovative use of technology, and teaching that extends far beyond the classroom. Each of the schools within Verrado has received exceptional performance accolades by all achievement standards.

The Goddard School is a year round private preschool, kindergarten and child care facility that offers exceptional teachers and curriculum for children between six weeks and six years of age. Flexible after-school enrichment and summer programs are also available.

Verrado Elementary School teaches pre-school and grades K-5. This grade “A” designated school is located in the heart of Verrado within walking distance of many neighborhoods. Students and faculty uphold the six pillars of trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship. Verrado Elementary School offers signature programs including Project Inquiry (an application-based gifted program), Read Naturally (a reading fluency program) and Math Achievement Club of Rodel (aka MAC-Ro, a coveted math achievement program). http://www.lesd.k12.az.us/VerradoElem.cfm

Verrado Middle School educates grades 6-8 with opportunities to empower students to be productive in today’s world. This grade “A” designated school also earned an A+ School of Excellence award in 2012 from the Arizona Educational Foundation. Verrado Middle School has honors classes available for each grade level. The school also offers numerous after school programs and clubs, including National Junior Honor Society, Science Olympiad, Math Counts, Book Club, Student Council, drama, art, band and choir. http://www.lesd.k12.az.us/VerradoMiddle.cfm

Verrado High School promotes educational excellence through relevant curriculum and positive relationships within a small-school environment. The school is proudly one of 15 Arizona schools to make the Washington Post’s prestigious 2012 Challenge Index list. Verrado promotes the Agua Fria High School District’s mission of “All Students College Ready” evident by 92.9% of its 2012 class going to college. http://www.lesd.k12.az.us/VerradoMiddle.cfm

Learn more about the school selection at Verrado here: http://verrado.com/community-life/schools-early-education/

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