Home of the Eagles

Hello, and welcome to the Gilbert North 7-12 campus of American Leadership Academy. We are proud to offer the best educational experience to junior high and high school students across Gilbert, Mesa, and Chandler.

Parents' Corner

Students, get the information you need at the touch of a button. Our website has course catalogs you can sort through, AZ University admissions information, online transcript request forms, and other important services for 7-12 students. 

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Student Services

We're dedicated to preparing our students for whatever path they choose - whether it's college, a career, vocation, or within armed forces. Get information about our college and career prep services online or contact student services.

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College & Career Readiness

See what's new and what's happening at Gilbert North 7-12 by visiting our school calendar. In addition to posting upcoming breaks and early release days, we share event information. 

Access Calendar

School Calendar

Gain access to American Leadership Academy, Gilbert North 7-12's lunch menu, parent/student portal links, school supply list, uniform store, and more. Our campus resource tab holds information for parents and students who are enrolled for the new/current school year.

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Community Resources

Meet the Director

Brent McArthur

Brent McArthur is the Director of the American Leadership Academy Gilbert North 7-12 campus.  He joined ALA in 2014 following 23 ½ years in the United States Air Force, where he served in a variety of leadership positions at the Pentagon, the U.S. State Department and across the United States to include Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies at the University of South Alabama. He retired from the Air Force as a Colonel.

Brent served as the CEO of ALA from 2014 to 2017 and then became a Managing Partner of Charter One, LLC (ALA’s management company).  He has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of West Florida and has Master’s degrees from Central Michigan University, The George Washington University, the Air Force Air Command & Staff College and National Defense University.

Brent and his wife Kimberly have lived in Gilbert, AZ since 2014 and have six children and six grandchildren.  In his spare time, he loves to read and play golf. 

Letter from the Director

Student Spotlight

Johnathan Crow, AP Testing

We are so proud of Jonathan Crow for passing all five of his AP Tests this past May, with a score of 4 or 5 on each test!  Read on...

Jack Ricedorff, Athletics

Congratulations to Jack Ricedorff on being named the AIA, Division IIIA-Metro East, Offensive Player of the Year and making First Team All State in Football!  Read on...

Rylee Rigby, Student Government

Congratulations to Rylee Rigby on becoming our STUGO President for the 2019-2020 school year!  Read on...

The ALA Life

Electives at ALA

Junior high and high school students at ALA have a variety of electives to choose from that help enhance their creativity and talents. From ballroom dancing, choir, band, robotics, and more, your child has the opportunity to thrive in unique and innovative courses at ALA Gilbert North. 

Electives at ALA