Learn. Lead. Change the World.

Welcome to American Leadership Academy, where we combine academic excellence and character development to create an exceptional educational experience.

We don’t just teach our students to be smart—we R.A.I.S.E them to be leaders. Learn about American Leadership Academy's R.A.I.S.E and leadership values and how we instill these core concepts into our student's day-to-day lives. 

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R.A.I.S.E - A values based curriculum

We prepare our students for both college and career, knowing that experience and skills expand beyond the classroom. Learn about our nurturing curriculum, financial literacy classes, advanced placement courses, and more.

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College and career prep

We know that students will have the best educational experience possible when exposed to activities and extracurriculars that develop leadership, teamwork, and other skills. Explore what classes, clubs, camps, and activities American Leadership Academy has to offer. 

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Congratulations to the class of 2022!

ALA 2022 HS Graduations

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ALA 2022 HS Graduations

The ALA Life

Our Schools

Schedule a tour or stop by and visit one of our Arizona charter schools, today! We offer outstanding educational experiences for Pre-K-12 students in Gilbert, Mesa, Queen Creek, Florence, and San Tan Valley. When you visit our campus, you’ll see first hand why so many families choose American Leadership Academy.


"This school was the best decision we have made. Not only is the school amazing but the teachers are absolutely wonderful. With the class sizing being small they can really focus on each child’s needs."

- JAMIE SANDERS. Gilbert South K-6 Parent, Google Review.


"We are so grateful to have found ALA! We probably would have never found what a great school this is if the pandemic ..."

- Jennifer Leros. Mesa K-6 Parent, Google Review.

"I love this school.  The staff and teachers are amazing.  I'm amazed with what my children learned in kindergarten and I have children in the upper grades and well.  Just overall pleasant experiences.  I would highly recommend them to anyone.  I'm hoping to see 7 to 12 coming here in future years. "

- LIZ WRISTON. Anthem South K-6 Parent, Google Review.

"My kids have really excelled at this school! Great faculty and atmosphere! I love the small town feel of the high school - love the sports programs and the coaches as well!" 

- TRAVIS TENNEY. Gilbert North 7-12 Parent, Facebook Review. 


"Having 2 children at this school, I can assure you that this school is outstanding! The attention and help that they give the kids is truly like no other."

- Natalia Campos. Queen Creek K-6 Parent, Google Review.


Leadership at ALA

At American Leadership Academy, we don't just teach our students to be smart—we R.A.I.S.E them to be leaders. Learn more about why so many families choose ALA by scheduling a tour. We're dedicated to giving students the best educational experience possible!

Teacher Benefits

Teachers at American Leadership Academy receive...

  • A current average teacher salary of $47,726 (versus prior salary of $47,171).
  • An average increase of 1.2% or $555 from FY20-FY21.
  • A bonus of up to $4,000 available for performance (PROP 301).
  • 401K with matching contribution.
  • Health benefit options with $0 employee premium.
  • Ability to teach and contribute to a moral & wholesome environment.

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