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Welcome to Great Hearts Archway Glendale, Serving Grades K-5

Dear Prospective Families and Esteemed Members of the Peoria and Glendale Communities, 

Welcome to Archway Glendale, a distinguished member of the renowned Great Hearts Academies network, nestled in the vibrant communities of Peoria and Glendale, Arizona. As a tuition-free, public charter school, we are dedicated to offering an outstanding elementary school education in the classical liberal arts tradition. Our vision is to cultivate not only academically proficient students but also great-hearted leaders who are prepared for success in higher education and their future careers. 

At Archway Glendale, we embrace the transformative power of classical education, a time-honored tradition that nurtures the minds and hearts of our students. Our curriculum is meticulously crafted to provide a solid foundation in core academic areas: reading, writing, arithmetic, geometry, science, and history. This rigorous academic grounding is enriched with immersive experiences in foreign languages, fine arts, and physical education, creating a well-rounded educational experience that resonates with the developmental needs of kindergarten through 5th grade students. 

Situated in the dynamic locales of Peoria and Glendale, our school is more than an educational institution; it is a thriving community committed to the pursuit of Truth, Goodness, and Beauty. These core values are ingrained in every aspect of our school life, guiding our educational philosophy and shaping the environment in which our students learn, grow, and thrive. 

Our approach to education extends beyond traditional academic learning. We believe in the holistic development of each child, focusing on the cultivation of intellectual and moral virtues. Our faculty and staff are not just educators; they are mentors and role models, dedicated to inspiring a lifelong love of learning and a spirit of inquiry in our students. By fostering critical thinking, problem-solving, and ethical judgment, we prepare our students to navigate the complexities of life with wisdom and empathy. 

The classical liberal arts tradition is the cornerstone of our educational approach, offering a balanced and comprehensive curriculum that challenges and engages our young learners. We encourage our students to explore the vast landscapes of literature, delve into the intricacies of mathematics and science, and express themselves creatively through art and music. Our commitment to foreign language education opens new cultural horizons, enhancing our students’ understanding of the global community. 

At Archway Glendale, we understand the importance of creating an inclusive and accessible learning environment. As a tuition-free school, we welcome families from all walks of life, celebrating the diversity that enriches our community. We believe that every child deserves access to high-quality education, and we are proud to offer this opportunity to the families of Peoria and Glendale. 

The classical education we provide goes beyond mere academic achievement; it is an education of the heart and soul. We emphasize the development of character, instilling virtues such as courage, temperance, justice, and wisdom in our students. These virtues are not only academic concepts but are lived experiences, woven into the fabric of our daily school life. 

As you consider the educational journey for your child, we invite you to discover the unique aspects of Archway Glendale. Explore our classical curriculum, engage with our passionate faculty, and witness the vibrant spirit of our school community. We are here to guide you, answer your questions, and demonstrate the profound impact a Great Hearts education can have on your child’s future. 

Choosing the right school is a pivotal decision for your family, and at Archway Glendale, we are committed to partnering with you in this important journey. We offer an educational experience that is not just about learning facts and figures but about shaping the future leaders, thinkers, and citizens of our world. 

Archway Glendale is more than just a school; it is a community of learners, educators, and families united in the pursuit of excellence in education. We welcome you to join us in this noble endeavor, as we lay the foundation for a lifetime of success, virtue, and fulfillment for our students. 

We look forward to the possibility of welcoming you to the Archway Glendale family and embarking together on this exciting educational adventure. 

With warm regards, 

Suzanne DeStefano,
Headmaster

 

 

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