Our History

2009 - 2010

2009 | American Leadership Academy (ALA) begins in Gilbert, Arizona with the acquisition of Eagles Aires, an existing charter school.


American Leadership Academy (ALA) begins in Gilbert, Arizona with the acquisition of Eagles Aires, an existing charter school.

2010 - 2011

ALA Gilbert K-12 Campus is renovated | Enrollment increases from 180 to over 500 students


ALA Gilbert K-12 Campus is renovated
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Enrollment increases from 180 to over 500 students

2011 - 2012

2011 | First ALA campus built in Gilbert. | High School students move to a separate campus in downtown Queen Creek. | Enrollment increases from 180 to over 500 students.


First ALA K-6 campus built in San Tan Valley
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High School students (9-12) move to a separate campus in downtown Queen Creek.

2012 - 2013

2012 | High school students move to a brand new campus with extensive facilities including a dance studio, gymnasium, softball and baseball diamonds, and a football field. | New K-6 Elementary schools built in Queen Creek and Mesa. | Enrollment exceeds 2500 students.

High school students move to a brand new campus with extensive facilities including a dance studio, gymnasium, softball and baseball diamonds, and a football field.
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New K-6 campuses built in Queen Creek and Mesa.
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Enrollment exceeds 2500 students

2013 - 2014

 

2013 | A 564-seat Covey Performing Arts Center with 20 additional classrooms added to the Queen Creek high school. | 6th grade building added to elementary in Queen Creek. | All four elementary schools receive

A 564-seat Covey Performing Arts Center with 20 additional classrooms added to the Queen Creek high school.
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6th grade building added to elementary in Queen Creek.
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All four elementary schools receive “A” rating from the Arizona Department of Education.
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Enrollment exceeds 3100 students.

 

 

2014 - 2015

2014 | Growth continues with new annexes to Gilbert and Queen Creek campuses. | New facilities added to the high school including accommodations for wrestling, weight lifting, dance, choir, band, a new cafeteria, and a Career Technical Education program. | High school accepted into the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA). | Received NCAA Clearing House accreditation. | Anthem South campus opens. | ALA District receives an

2014
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Growth continues with new annexes to Gilbert and Queen Creek campuses.
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New facilities added to the high school including accommodations for wrestling, weight lifting, dance, choir, band, a new cafeteria, and a Career Technical Education program.
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High school accepted into the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA).
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Received NCAA Clearing House accreditation.
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Anthem South campus opens
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ALA District receives an “A” rating from the Arizona Department of Education.
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Enrollments exceeds 4100 students.

2015 - 2016

Ironwood K-6 and Ironwood 7-12 Opened in Queen Creek | Enrollment exceeds 6,100 students

Ironwood K-6 and Ironwood 7-12 Opened in Queen Creek
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Enrollment exceeds 5,00 students

2016 - 2017

New Classrooms Added to San Tan Valley K-6 Campus | Renovations at Queen Creek 7-12 Campus | ALA District Office Built in Queen Creek

New Classrooms Added to San Tan Valley K-6 Campus and Ironwood K-6 Campus
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Renovations at Queen Creek 7-12 Campus
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Queen Creek Varsity Football team wins 3A Football State Championship
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ALA District Office Built in Queen Creek
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Enrollment exceeds 6,100

2017 - 2018

Gilbert South K-6 Campus is built and opens.

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Gilbert North K -6 Campus is built and opens.

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Signal Butte K-6 Campus is built and opens.