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National Photography Competition Winner

We’d like to congratulate our amazing photographers at our Queen Creek JH/HS campus. Thousands of high school photographers entered the Walsworth National Photo Competition and Chloe Aldecoa, a junior, won first place in the Portrait category. She received a cash prize and free pizza for her class. Ashlen Powell, Noah Hunter, and Trent Packer swept all […]

May 2, 2016 Read More
Looking for Summer Camps?

For your convenience we are currently compiling a list of summer camps that will be happening across our ALA campuses. Keep checking for updates to the list of camps!

April 14, 2016 Read More
Gem State National Champions!

American Leadership Academy Patriots experienced another successful year at Gem States National Ballroom Competition. Friday morning Trevor Jones and Nadia Mathews competed in the National Couples Cabaret Championship. They received a 94.3 Superior taking 2nd place in Division 1, the highest division. Later that afternoon Ballroom (Division 1) and Backup Ballroom (Division 2) competed in […]

March 31, 2016 Read More
Southeast Valley Wrestling Club

FREE Wrestling Training on Thursday, March 31st Come and meet the coaches and get a FREE training session! 2nd-6th Grade Wrestlers:  4:00 – 5:30 p.m. 7th – 12th Grade Wrestlers:  5:00 – 7:00 p.m. REGISTER that day for a session and receive $25 OFF of the regular session price. **Parents must sign medical waiver before […]

March 25, 2016 Read More
Warrior Football Wins State Championship!

Brand New High School Clinches State Football Championship in Inaugural Year San Tan Valley, AZ – American Leadership Academy’s (ALA) undefeated Ironwood High School football team won the state championship only three months after opening their doors for the first time.The ALA Ironwood Warriors, led by head coach Rodger Schenks, finished off their 12-0 season with a 31-6 […]

November 30, 2015 Read More
Attention Warrior Parents, Players and Fans! In order to streamline athletic communications, we have a website dedicated to our Athletics Program. The site can be accessed from the site or directly at We encourage all players, parents and fans to sign up for email/text notifications. All athletic communications will go through the messaging system. In addition, you’ll […]

August 1, 2015 Read More
Attention Patriot Parents, Players and Fans! In order to streamline athletic communications, we have a website dedicated to our Athletics Program. The site can be accessed from the site or directly at We encourage all players, parents and fans to sign up for email/text notifications. All athletic communications will go through the messaging system. In addition, you’ll […]

July 30, 2015 Read More

Extra Curricular

Meet the Teacher Info

Meet the Teacher Information for Every Campus Don’t forget, the first day of school is August 8th!   Campus Date & Time Anthem South Elementary Wednesday, Aug. 3rd 5:30 – 7:30 PM Gilbert Elementary Thursday, Aug. 4th 6:00 – 8:oo PM Ironwood Elementary Thursday, Aug. 4th 5:00 – 7:00 PM Ironwood JH/HS Wednesday 3rd & Thursday […]

July 21, 2016 Read More
21st Century Community Learning Center Grant

On May 4, 2016, our Anthem South campus submitted its application for the 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant for the 2016-2017 school year.    The 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant is a federally-funded program that supports after-school community learning centers that operate primarily on school campuses statewide.  Services include academic intervention and enrichment activities along […]

May 2, 2016 Read More
Attention Patriot Seniors and Parents!

Parents of Seniors, Congratulations on the fast-approaching graduation of your high school Senior! The staff and I are working hard to ensure the night of 26 May is an amazing event and one your family will think of fondly for years to come. With that in mind, I wanted to pass along a few notes on some […]

April 25, 2016 Read More
AZ Science & Engineering Fair

Many of our amazing students from across ALA participated in the Arizona Science & Engineering Fair during the month of April! We are proud of our students and to love watch them succeed! Congratulations to those who placed! Anthem South Elementary Sadie L. Madelynn A. Sarah D. Azlyn H. Jeremiah S. Gilbert Elementary Maya D. […]

April 20, 2016 Read More
New Addition to the ALA Organization

Administrative Changes at Anthem South Elementary Joining our Administrative team at the Anthem South Campus for the 2016-2017 school year is Mr. Bryan Foster.  Mr. Foster grew up the son of an Air Force serviceman where he lived in many U.S. states and spent several years abroad in England. He moved to Arizona about 12 […]

Gifted Program Testing

Dear Parents, American Leadership Academy will be testing for our gifted program three times during the year. Below are the dates for the 2016-2017 school year. Fall Gifted Testing October 31st-November 4th, 2016 Winter Gifted Testing February 6th – 10th, 2017 Spring/Summer Testing June 5th – 9th, 2017 If you wish to have your child […]

April 5, 2016 Read More
AZMerit Testing

Dear Parents: What an outstanding year it has been for ALA! As an organization, we are constantly striving to improve in all areas and as a part of this commitment, I wanted to take a moment and share with you some of our academic achievements this year: Up to this point, the ALA class of […]

February 5, 2016 Read More
Poetry Out Loud Winners

Thank you to all those who attended our American Leadership Academy District Poetry Out Loud Competition ll at the ALA Queen Creek High School Campus. It was a great event and we are proud of every student who participated.  We wanted to wish a special congratulations to our winners: 1st Place – Anisa Myers (Queen Creek Campus) 2nd […]

February 3, 2016 Read More
Ironwood JH/HS Yearbooks On Sale Now!

Attention ALA Ironwood Warrior Students and Parents! It’s time to pre-purchase your Ironwood Warrior yearbook.  Don’t miss out on ALA Ironwood’s first yearbook ever.  To purchase you can pick up an order form in the front office or go to: and enter American Leadership Academy Ironwood HS (This is also the Jr. High yearbook).  Copies are […]

December 9, 2015 Read More
AzMerit Testing Results!

American Leadership Academy is excited to announce that collectively our students out- performed the state averages in each grade and subject on the Spring 2015 AzMerit state-wide assessment. This data confirms that American Leadership Academy is fulfilling our purpose in improving student achievement and providing choice to the communities that we serve. Thank you to […]

December 3, 2015 Read More
Tax Credits

Have you used your tax credit yet? The Arizona Tax Credit Program (ARS §43-l 089.0l) allows Arizona taxpayers to contribute up to $200 for individuals and up to $400 for married couples (filing jointly) for the support of extracurricular activities at a public/charter school of their choice and receive a dollar-for-dollar tax credit on their […]

December 1, 2015 Read More
An Exciting Partnership

EpiPen 4 Schools is a free program available to all schools. It is offered by Mylan Specialty, a marketer and distributor of EpiPens, and was developed to allow schools access to emergency epinephrine in the event a person experiences a life-threatening allergic reaction. The program provides schools with 1 EpiPen carton and 1 EpiPen Jr […]

June 11, 2015 Read More

School Events

4 Ways to Combat Loneliness at School

Loneliness at school can negatively impact student learning. Having the right environment to foster productive relationships is key to student’s success.

March 6, 2015 Read More
Do Schools Undermine the Family?

Can schools undermine the family? When the school and family clash, tensions arise. But the right school can work together with families to support them.

March 5, 2015 Read More
School Safety – 15 Questions to Ask Your School Administrator

School safety is achieved by a cooperation of the school and parents. Here are 15 questions you should ask your current school about your child’s safety.

March 4, 2015 Read More
Influence of School Culture: 5 Important Characteristics of a Good School Culture

A good, overall definition school culture is that it is the combination of beliefs, perceptions, relationships, attitudes, written and unwritten rules that impact all the aspects of how a school functions. Given this definition, it’s easy to see how a school’s culture, then, affects students. And given that a student will be exposed to a school’s culture 5 […]

February 20, 2015 Read More
2 Steps to End Bullying and Positively Impact an Entire School

Bullying is a major problem in schools today. But these 2 steps can help a community end bullying and make a lasting, positive impact on the school.

February 19, 2015 Read More


2016 – 2017 Transportation

 Transportation Enrollment Starts March 7th. 2016 – 2017 Transportation Request Forms will be available at the Front Office at all ALA locations and on the ALA school website on the Transportation Forms page. Please read the following area that applies to your family.     Current rider: you will only have priority if fees are paid current before April 1st […]

February 26, 2016 Read More
2016 – 2017 JH/HS Course Catalog

The Course Catalog for the 2016-2017 school year is now available.  We are currently working on refining the registration process as well as writing specific instructions for our students and parents.  Once the registration process becomes available, each campus location will notify families who have students enrolled.  This catalog is the applicable for both JH/HS locations (Ironwood […]

February 5, 2016 Read More
2016 -2017 School Calendar

2016 – 2017 At-A-Glance The district calendar for the 2016-2017 ALA school year is now available!  This calendar applies to both the Patriot School District as well as the Warrior School District. Click here to view the full calendar.

Enrollment Forms

Required Enrollment Forms With re-enrollment occurring now and enrollment just around the corner, it is important to us to ensure that you have all the documents needed to complete the process.  We ask that you please read all policies in the downloadable forms located here.   Below is a outline of what is needed for the […]