Home of the Eagles

Hello, and welcome to the Gilbert North Elementary campus of American Leadership Academy.  We are proud to offer an exceptional educational experience to students in the Gilbert area. 

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Parents' Corner

See what's happening at American Leadership Academy, Gilbert North K-6 by visiting our online calendar! Alongside half days and holidays, we'll share details about meet the teacher night, fine arts events, sports, and more.

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School calendar

Don't miss out! Gilbert North K-6 is now accepting students from kinder to 6th grade. Start the application process online or finish your re-enrollment tasks before August 6th. 

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Application & re-enrollment

Are you searching for school-specific information? Traffic plan details? The K-6 student/parent handbook? Find everything you need in Gilbert North K-6's parent resources tab.

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Parent resources

School uniforms and guideline information is now online! Find all the details for American Leadership Academy, Gilbert North K-6's on our "Uniforms" page. Any updates or changes to our uniform policies can be found here.

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Uniform policies & online store

School Leaders

Sarah Scatena, Director

Ms. Scatena is the Director of the ALA-Gilbert North K-6 campus. She has worked in both customer service and education bringing her broad background to lead ALA-GNE. She holds a bachelor's degree in K-12 Art Education from Arkansas Tech University and a master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from ASU.  She has taught grades K-6 in private, public, and charter schools ranging from North Carolina to New Mexico.  Starting her 11th year in education, she continues to be a life-long learner. 

An Arkansas native, Ms. Scatena grew up in a small town and still holds a special place in her heart for the Razorbacks.  Her first love is her daughter Reagan. In addition to her background in education and business, she is a licensed Zumba instuctor and finds joy in singing on the worship team for Generation Church. 

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Hammer Family

"As soon as we toured ALA Gilbert North , and [our kids] saw and felt what was there, it really changed their outlook on their future years at high school."  Learn more.

Chelsey Davis

"It's everything that we've envisioned for our children!" Learn more.

Michelle Sorensen

"The teachers go above and beyond..." Learn more.

Gomez Family

"...The one-on-one connection that they have with their teachers is really important." Learn more.

Cassie Moore

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Building Leaders

American Leadership Academy, Gilbert North K-6 is dedicated to raising your children to be leaders - not just teaching them to be smart.  Learn about our R.A.I.S.E values and schedule a tour of our campus, today!