About

OUR MISSION

The purpose of Salt River Schools, in partnership with the Community, is to provide EXEMPLARY EDUCATION in a safe learning environment IMMERSED IN THE O'ODHAM and PIIPAASH CULTURES for all students to secure a successful future.

Salt River Accelerated Learning Academy is an alternative school designed to meet the needs of at-risk students ages 16-21 who want to earn a high school diploma. Salt River Accelerated Learning Academy provides an intense and challenging educational environment that empowers students with the skills for a successful journey of life-long learning. The school is committed to helping students gain the academic skills and credits needed in order to obtain a high school diploma while also empowering students with career and life skills that will enable them to lead successful lives as responsible citizens of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.


CHARTER HOLDER INFORMATION AS REQUIRED BY ASBCS

Click here to view meeting notices and agendas for the Salt River Schools Education Board.

Charter Performance ("ASBCS Dashboard"): 
Click the image below to read about the ALA's performance with regards to finance, operations, and academics. Click here to view a PDF of instructions for researching "Submitted File Status" for districts and charters.

Link to Arizona State Board for Charter Schools ALA Dashboard

Charter Annual Financial Reports: Click here to download a copy of the Accelerated Learning Academy's annual financial report for fiscal year 2021. The link to view all District/Charter annual financial reports can be found on the AZ Department of Education's School Finance website; the same report linked above for the ALA can be found under "Salt River Pima-Maricopa Community Schools (078656000)."

In accordance with A.R.S. §15-185(M), schools that maintain their own website must post a copy of the proposed budget or budget summary and hearing notification on the school’s website.

Employee Education & Experience Information
As a charter school, the Accelerated Learning Academy maintains information regarding each employee's educational and teaching background and experience in a particular academic content subject matter for all current employees that provide instruction to students. Please call the ALA at 480-362-2130 to request this information.

ALA Point of Contact for Public Records Requests
Timi Osif, ALA Secretary
[email protected]
480-362-2130

Upon receiving a public records request, the ALA will provide the name, phone number, and email address of the employee authorized to provide the requested information, and we will confirm receipt of the public records request within five business days. H.B. 2587, 55th Legislature, Second Regular Session (2022).

ALA Safe Return to In-Person Learning Plan
Click here to view the ALA's Safe Return to In-Person Learning Plan that was followed as of May 2022, although the ALA, like all Salt River Schools, follows the protocols and guidelines mandated by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, which may differ from what's linked here. For the most updated information, please visit our COVID-19 Information page


OUR VISION

Governance
We set the standards for effective management of services and resources by creating policies and procedures that guide our decisions. We are accountable and responsible for managing our resources that meets or exceeds the educational needs of all students.

Personnel
We employ committed, highly qualified and effective teachers and staff who are skilled in educating and serving our diverse student population. We mentor, encourage and provide opportunities to Community members to teach and serve our students. 

Student Performance, Support & Curriculum
Our curriculum is designed to honor the O‘odham and Piipaash cultures and the uniqueness and importance of tribal sovereignty. We support all parents in being a part of the education of our children. We recognize the importance of education and encourage our students of all ages to continue to excel in their educational endeavors.

Facilities
We continuously expand and enhance our campus to accommodate the growing population and educational needs of our Community.

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