Alhambra Elementary School District

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Alhambra Elementary School District
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Location
4510 North 37th Avenue, Phoenix Arizona 85019
Phoenix, Arizona, Glendale, Arizona
United States of America
District information
Type Public
Grades K through 8
Established August 6, 1888 (1888-08-06)
School board Adam Lopez Falk, President
Schools Alhambra Traditional School, Andalucia Middle School, Barcelona Middle School, Carol G. Peck Elementary School, Catalina Ventura, Cordova Middle and Primary Schools, Granada East and Primary Schools, Dr. James W. Rice Primary School, Montebello School, Sevilla Primary and West school, Simpson School, Westwood Primary School
Students and staff
Students 14,000
Other information
Website www.alhambraesd.org

Alhambra Elementary School District provides education for more than 14,000 students in the Phoenix and Glendale areas of Arizona. Alhambra has 15 schools. These schools educate students from kindergarten to eighth grade. The district feeds into Phoenix Union High School District.

The Alhambra Governing Board consists of President Adam Lopez Falk, Clerk Mari Alvarado, and members Cathleen O'Neil Franz, Robert Zamora, and Ray Martinez. Alhambra Elementary School District's superintendent is Mr. Mark Yslas.

History[edit]

The Alhambra School District was organized on August 6, 1888. The first school was a one-room brick building on Shady Lane, now known as 33rd Avenue, between Grand Avenue and Indian School Road. Today, the Alhambra Elementary School District is no longer a small school on the west side of Phoenix. They now serve over 14,000 students in preschool through eighth grades, and have 15 schools.

Most of the district is generally bounded by 19th Avenue on the east, 51st Avenue on the west, Indian School Road on the south and Bethany Home Road on the north, with some sections extending southward past Thomas Road, west to 59th Avenue and north to Glendale Avenue.

Schools[edit]

Alhambra Traditional School[edit]

33°29′17″N 112°08′21″W / 33.488059°N 112.139293°W / 33.488059; -112.139293
Alhambra Traditional School educates students from kindergarten to eighth grade. Alhambra Traditional School is a top-ranked school in Arizona. Alhambra Traditional is labeled as an excelling school.[1] Alhambra Traditional's principal is Tracey Lopeman. Originally established as Westwood Traditional School in 1983, it was renamed Alhambra Traditional School in 1986. The school is located at 3736 West Osborn, Phoenix, Arizona 85019.[2]

Andalucia Middle School and James W. Rice Primary School[edit]

33°30′11″N 112°09′43″W / 33.503001°N 112.161957°W / 33.503001; -112.161957
Andalucia Middle School educates students from fourth to eighth grades. The school's principal is Mr. Raul Ruiz. The school is located at 4730 West Campbell, Phoenix, Arizona 85031.[3][4]

33°30′11″N 112°09′34″W / 33.50297°N 112.159447°W / 33.50297; -112.159447
James W. Rice Primary School is a 2007 A+ School.[citation needed] It educates students from kindergarten to third grade. The school's principal is Rosa Berrelleza. The school is located at 4530 West Campbell, Phoenix, Arizona 85031.[5] Andalucia Primary School has now been renamed James W. Rice Primary School [6]

Barcelona Middle School[edit]

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Barcelona Middle School began educating students in 1965. BMS educates students from fourth to eighth grades. The school's principal is Paige Brill. The school is located at 6530 North 44th Avenue, Glendale, Arizona 85301.[7][8] This school is also home to the *G.A.T.E program

Carol G. Peck Elementary School[edit]

33°31′22″N 112°09′54″W / 33.52277°N 112.165018°W / 33.52277; -112.165018
Carol G. Peck Elementary School educates students from kindergarten to third grade. The school's principal is Melinda Schlosser. The school is located at 5810 North 49th Avenue, Glendale, Arizona 85301.[9][10]

Catalina Ventura[edit]

33°31′48″N 112°08′32″W / 33.53005°N 112.142209°W / 33.53005; -112.142209
Catalina Ventura is 2005 A+ School.[11] The principal is Melissa Gonzalez. Teachers and staff at Catalina are best of the best[citation needed] like their well known and favorite junior high math instructor John Garcia.[citation needed] Catalina's school environment is warm and welcoming, and student are well situated there. Catalina Ventura is located ar 6331 North 39th Ave in Phoenix, Arizona.[11][12]

Cordova Middle School and Cordova Primary School[edit]

33°31′09″N 112°08′02″W / 33.51928°N 112.133819°W / 33.51928; -112.133819
Cordova Middle School educates students from fourth to eighth grades. The school's principal is Dr. Sharon Spearman. The school is located at 5631 North 35th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85017.[13][14]

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Cordova Primary School educates students from kindergarten to third grade.[citation needed] The school's principal is Pam Escobedo. The school is located at 6615 North 39th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85019.[15][16]

Granada East School and Granada Primary School[edit]

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Granada East School educates students from fourth to eighth grades. The school's principal is Dr. Randy Martinez. The school is located at 3022 West Campbell, Phoenix, Arizona 85017.[17][18]

33°30′10″N 112°07′36″W / 33.502857°N 112.126746°W / 33.502857; -112.126746
Granada Primary School educates students from kindergarten to third grade. The school's principal is Stacy O' Rourke.. The school is located at 3232 West Campbell, Phoenix Arizona 85017.[19][20]

Montebello School[edit]

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Montebello School educates students from grades K-8. The school's principal is Nicole Durazo. The school is located at 5725 North 27th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85017.[21][22]

Sevilla Primary School and Sevilla West school[edit]

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Sevilla Primary School educates students from grades K-3. The school is a 2007 A+ school.[23] The school's principal is Mandi Bilyou. Sevilla Primary School is located at 3801 West Missouri, Phoenix, Arizona 85019.[23][24]

33°30′58″N 112°08′29″W / 33.516123°N 112.141463°W / 33.516123; -112.141463
Sevilla West School educates students from grades 4-8. The school's principal is Ms. Jennifer Brunch. The school is a 2008 A+ school.[25] Sevilla West was chosen most of the times by district for special events for the district since Sevilla West has the largest multipurpose room in the district. Sevilla West School is located at 3851 West Missouri, Phoenix, Arizona 85019.[25][26]

R. E. Simpson School[edit]

33°30′55″N 112°06′31″W / 33.51531°N 112.108662°W / 33.51531; -112.108662
(R. E.) Simpson School educates students from grades 4-8. The principal is Alma Ragland. The school is located at 5330 North 23rd Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85015.[27][28]

Westwood Primary School[edit]

33°30′24″N 112°06′29″W / 33.506577°N 112.10803°W / 33.506577; -112.10803
Westwood Primary School educates students from grades K-3. The principal is Mrs. Melissa McKinsey. The school is a 2006 A+ school.[29] This is the site that housed the districts first back to basics school in 1983, it was later returned to a neighborhood school and the district traditional school was moved to the current Alhambra location. The school is located at 4711 North 23rd Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85015.[29][30]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alhambra Traditional School - Phoenix, Arizona - AZ - School overview". GreatSchools. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Alhambra Traditional School - Index". Alhambra Traditional School. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "Andalucia Middle School - Phoenix, Arizona - AZ - School overview". GreatSchools. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Andalucia Middle School - Index". Andalucia Middle School. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  5. ^ "Andalucia Primary School - Phoenix, Arizona - AZ - School overview". GreatSchools. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  6. ^ http://jwr.alhambraesd.schoolfusion.us/modules/cms/pages.phtml?pageid=179634&sessionid=ff19307e7da6ad231820d313c9c6685b&sessionid=ff19307e7da6ad231820d313c9c6685b
  7. ^ "Barcelona Middle School - Glendale, Arizona - AZ - School overview". GreatSchools. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  8. ^ "Barcelona Middle School - Index". Barcelona Middle School. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  9. ^ "Carol G. Peck Elementary School - Glendale, Arizona - AZ - School overview". GreatSchools. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  10. ^ "Carol G. Peck School - Index". Carol G. Peck Elementary School. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  11. ^ a b "Catalina Ventura School - Index". Catalina Ventura School. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  12. ^ "Catalina Ventura School - Phoenix, Arizona - AZ - School overview". GreatSchools. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  13. ^ "Cordova Middle School - Phoenix, Arizona - AZ - School overview". GreatSchools. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  14. ^ "Cordova Middle School - Index". Cordova Middle School. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  15. ^ "Cordova Primary School - Phoenix, Arizona - AZ - School overview". GreatSchools. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  16. ^ "Cordova Primary School - Index". Cordova Primary School. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  17. ^ "Granada East School - Phoenix, Arizona - AZ - School overview". GreatSchools. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  18. ^ "Granada East School - Index". Granada East School. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  19. ^ "Granada Primary School - Phoenix, Arizona - AZ - School overview". GreatSchools. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  20. ^ "Granada Primary School - Index". Granada Primary School. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  21. ^ "Montebello School - Phoenix, Arizona - AZ - School overview". GreatSchools. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  22. ^ "Montebello School - Index". Montebello School. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  23. ^ a b "Sevilla Primary School - Index". Sevilla Primary School. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  24. ^ "Sevilla Primary School - Phoenix, Arizona - AZ - School overview". GreatSchools. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  25. ^ a b "Sevilla West School - Index". Sevilla West School. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  26. ^ "Sevilla West School - Phoenix, Arizona - AZ - School overview". GreatSchools. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  27. ^ "R E Simpson School - Phoenix, Arizona - AZ - School overview". GreatSchools. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  28. ^ "Simpson School - Index". Simpson School. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  29. ^ a b "Westwood Primary School - Index". Westwood Primary School. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 
  30. ^ "Westwood Primary School - Phoenix, Arizona - AZ - School overview". GreatSchools. Retrieved 1 April 2011. 

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Coordinates: 33°30′11″N 112°08′23″W / 33.502955°N 112.139782°W / 33.502955; -112.139782