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Our Mission

The Mission of our school is to provide a safe and enriching learning environment where the whole student is nurtured and developed. Our teachers and administrators pledge to support the academic and emotional wellbeing of each and every student. Students will leave our school prepared with skills and knowledge that will give them advantages throughout their future educational and life experiences. Our rigorous standards challenge all students to rise to their full potential and become the best global citizens they can be.
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Ambassadors of Excellence

The Ambassadors of Excellence program aims to celebrate and honor students who have demonstrated exceptional academic performance, leadership skills, and community involvement. By acknowledging these accomplishments, the program encourages students to continue striving for excellence and inspires others to follow their example.
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Principal's Message

Welcome to Arizona Desert!  
I am honored to have been selected as the principal for Arizona Desert.  It is a privilege to serve you and this community.  At Arizona Desert, we will make sure that your child is our number one priority.  We will create an environment where every child feels safe and where they are able to learn to their fullest potential.  We will hold ourselves accountable for our student’s learning and will empower our students so that they feel motivated, confident, and ready to succeed. 
Sincerely,
Mrs. Galvan
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Donate Now!

Steps in Donating:
1. What is it?
Arizona Law (A.R.S. 43-1089.01) allows taxpayers to receive a tax credit of up to $200 for a single individual or a head of household and $400 for a married couple filing a joint return for donations that benefit students in our public school. That's not just a deduction, it's a tax credit-it reduces what you owe in the state taxes, dollar -for-dollar.
 
2. Who can benefit from this law?
All Arizona tax payers are eligible: you do not have to have children within the school district to benefit from this law. You can now donate through April 15 each year and claim your donation on the previous or current tax year.
 
3. What qualifies?
By law, only donations to extracurricular activities, such as tutoring, athletics, band, orchestra, field trips, special programs and more qualify for the tax credit. Donations must be made to the school district, but directly towards a specific activity at a specific school.
 
4. How do I donate?
To make a donations in person or by mail: simply complete and print the form: Tax Credit Donation Form. You may also contact the District Business Office to obtain the form. Your contribution can be delivered in person or mailed, along with your check, to Gadsden Elementary School District #32. 
Files:23-24TaxCreditForms.pdf
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23/24 Back to School

Welcome to our school year 2022-2023! Arizona Desert School where our students strive for success! 
Goals

District Goals

District Goals
 
1. Establish District wide safety protocols to maintain a safe learning environment for all with the assistance of Law Enforcement and other agencies. 
2. Schools will continue to improve towards achieving an A.
3. Recruitment efforts will continue for all classrooms to have an appropriate certified teacher.
4. Increase English language proficiency for 100% of our students. 
5. Continue competitive academic and extracurricular activities within the district.
6. Continue recognition programs for all students, employees, community members, and local partnerships.
7. Governing Board Members will continue participation in school functions. 
8. Continue to explore innovations and expand opportunities in technology.
9. Promote positive, responsible, and ethical social media behavior for everyone.
10. To offer individualized support and strategies to promote equity for all schools.
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District Policies

District Policies
 Our district policies can be found on the ASBA Policies Website.
 
Our policies are categorized as follows:
A. Foundations and Basic Commitment
B. School Board
C. General School Administration
D. Fiscal Management
E. Support Services
F. Facilities Development
G. Personnel
H. Meet and Confer
I. Instructional Program
J. Students
K. School/Community Relations
L. Education Agency
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