Home of the Patriots

Hello, and welcome! We invite your family to experience our South Gilbert elementary school by scheduling a tour at our campus today. As part of American Leadership Academy, we are proud to offer an exceptional educational experience for students in and around the East Valley.

Parents' Corner

American Leadership Academy, Gilbert South K-6 always has something exciting happening! Check out event details, upcoming early release days, and other important happenings on our campus.

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School calendar

It's not too late! Submit your application forms or re-enrollment forms for the new school year. We're dedicated to giving your students the best educational experience possible all in a moral and wholesome environment. 

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Application & re-enrollment

Searching for Gilbert South K-6 parent resources? Find everything you need from the student handbook to uniform policies, and supply lists. 

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Parent resources

Uniforms allow our students to stay focused on their education and eliminates other issues regarding dress code. Learn about Ameican Leadership Academy policies and order online, today. 

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Uniform policies & online store

Meet the Director

Jen Brown

Mrs. Brown holds a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work and a Master's Degree in Counseling. She has been inspiring youth and working within the education field for more than 23 years. She has been serving ALA families for the past 10 years. Most recently, she served as the Assistant Director at ALA Gilbert South Elementary and carried a significant role in the success of the campus since the doors opened in the Fall of 2017. 

Before that, she was a teacher at ALA Queen Creek Elementary. Before joining the ALA Family, she served as Dean of Students, Director of Athletics, Vice Principal, Teacher, and Milieu Manager at various charter and private schools. She believes that dreams are answers to questions you have not figured out how to ask! Her background and experiences have guided her to see life through the eyes of the children she works with, the whole child, academically and emotionally.  They are the reason we do what we do, and they are the reason we must be at our best every day! She feels a sense of pride and privilege to serve the students and their families. GO PATRIOTS! 

Student Spotlight

Caden Shabanoani, District Spelling Bee

Congratulations to Caden for being the district spelling bee champion and participating in the regional bee!

Hayden Pew, Achieve 300

We are incredibly proud of Hayden for accomplishing her reading goal and earning the highest Lexile growth in our school!

Rhyan Taylor, Music

We are so impressed with Rhyan and her hard work and preparation for the concert.  We loved watching her grow from a shy 1st time performer to a stunning queen of the stage during the district choir concert solo. Keep on singing! 

The ALA Life

Raising Little Leaders

Gilbert South K-6 offers preschool and pre-k program for students around the valley! Learn about how we support our Little Leaders (from ages 3 and up)! Just like our K-6 Patriots, we instill our R.A.I.S.E values through every lesson. Ask about our discounts!