Home of the Patriots

Hello and welcome to the Queen Creek 7-12 campus of American Leadership Academy!  Our faculty and staff are completely dedicated to providing our students with the best educational experience possible in a moral and wholesome environment.  As a US News and World Report National Best High School and National Best Charter School, we are proud of the role we play in the education of the junior high school and high school students of Queen Creek.

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Parents' Corner

Find the information you need about American Leadership Academy, Queen Creek 7-12's student services department. Our page shares more information about upcoming school field trips, events, and other happenings.

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Student Services

Whether your student is preparing for college, a career, or a vocation, we're here to help. Learn about our college and career prep service and contact our student services team today! 

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College & Career Guide

View American Leadership Academy, Queen Creek 7-12's upcoming events, early release days, activities, and more on our school calendar. We'll share all campus happenings on this page. 

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School Calendar

Find our school's lunch menu, supply list, student handbook, and more on Queen Creek 7-12's "community resources" page. Here we share everything that might be relevant to your student's experience.

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Parent Resources

Meet the Director

Shane Dixon

Dr. Shane Dixon joins ALA Queen Creek 7-12 from Arizona State University where he has served as a Senior Global Educator since 2015. Dr. Dixon has worked at the university since 2009, designing a worldwide teacher training program that now totals over 600,000 teachers from 192 different countries. In addition, he has directed ASU teachers on the ground in high-level teacher training programs. Dr. Dixon holds a doctorate in educational technology from Arizona State University and a masters in English (language planning and policy) from Brigham Young University. His interests include playing volleyball, watching sports (Go Patriots), and teaching reading, writing, and arithmetic. Dr. Dixon says that he has gained a special love and appreciation for our country, especially as one who traveled all over the world throughout his career. Dr. Dixon says, “the United States holds unique attributes that are worth preserving. I love teaching anyone and everyone the values and principles upon which this country was founded.” 

Dr. Dixon and his wife Dixie have four amazing children and one very fluffy dog.

Student Spotlight

Kasen Rogers, PROJECT 100

As our Student Government (STUGO) President, Kasen conceived and implemented Project 100...  Read on...

Jessica Blau, TGEN Bioscience

We are so proud of Jessica  for being selected to participate in the prestigious TGen Bioscience Leadership Academy this summer.  She excelled in the program, Read on...

Katie McBratney, ALA DIV 3A Swimmer of the Year

Katie was recognized as AIA’s Div 3A Swimmer of the Year for her extraordinary achievements this past year,  Read on...


Jill D. Testimonial

"I feel welcome when I come on campus." Learn more.

Chelsey Davis

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

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.

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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Slade Family

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Leigh Brooks

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What Parents Think

"We've seen a night and day difference in our kids. They are excited again, engaged in school activities, and they have made lots and lots of friends!" This is the American Leadership Academy difference.