Listen to Mr. Rowan, Queen Creek Junior High history teacher, share his story from September 11, 2001. The tragic events Mr. Rowan experienced as an NYC police officer inspired him to write the children's book "Jake the Bombed Out Bomb Dog."
Our tuition-free public charter schools provide unique opportunities for East Valley families. Watch "Let Charter Schools Teach" and learn more about our campus online.
Mrs. Blomberg, an 8th grade science teacher at Ironwood 7-12, had an amazing opportunity to travel to the Arctic at the Churchill Northern Science Centre in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada. Read more about her adventure and findings.
American Leadership Academy, Queen Creek 7-12 has been recognized as a top high school and charter school! Learn more about our ranking and school statistics.
Mr. Raymond Turley is the Director of the American Leadership Academy – Ironwood 7–12 campus. He has 34 years in education with 20 of those years being a science teacher in the Mesa School District. He has a wide range of experience from the classroom to district positions. Prior to joining ALA, for 11 years he was an Associate Director for an online program.
Mr. Turley is a native to Arizona, having been born and raised in Prescott. He has an Associate’s degree in Graphic Design from Yavapai College, a Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education in Science, and a Master’s degree in Secondary Curriculum from Arizona State University.
Our school is dedicated to raising leaders - not just teaching our students how to be smart. Learn more about American Leadership Academy, Ironwood 7-12's value-based curriculum, community involvement, and core values.