REGISTRATION for Third Quarter EXTRACURRICULARS will
begin Monday January 11.
Events at Archway Scottsdale!
January 4-8, 2016 Parent /Teacher Conferences
January 5, 2016 School Resumes
January 5-8, 2016 Early Release for Parent Conferences (11:45 & 12:05)
January 14, 2016 ACS School Bard Competition 3:45 p.m.
January 18, 2016 No School, Civil Rights (MLK) Day
January 26, 2016 Great Hearts Spelling Bee, 5:30 in the Lund Center (Veritas)
February 2, 2016 Sentence Diagraming Parent Seminar, 5:00-6:00 p.m. ACS
February 11, 2016 ACS School Bard Final Competition
February 12, 2016 Early Release - GH Teacher Inservice (11:45 & 12:05)
February 15, 2016 No School, President's Day
February 22-26, 2016 Teacher Appreciation Week at ACS
March 4, 2016 ACS Field Day (Full Day of School)
March 7-11, 2016 Spring Break
March 14, 2016 First Day of 4th Quarter
March 22, 2016 AZ Opera Performance for Students
March 25, 2016 No School - R&R Weekend
March 28-April 1 AzMerit and AIMS Science Testing
April 1-8, 2016 AzMerit and AIMS Science Make-Up Testing
April 8, 2016 Early Release - ACS Inservice (11:45 & 12:05)
For a wish list of birthday books for the school library, click here
ACS School Hours
Normal school hours are 8:20-3:00. (Dismissal for Full Day Kindergarten and First Grade is 2:45.) Half Day Kindergarten dismissal is 11:45 a.m. School doors open at 7:55 a.m. each morning. Please note that students are not allowed to be dropped off prior to this time due to safety issues. If your child needs to arrive earlier than 7:55 please see information under the extra-curricular tab on this site about our morning enrichment club, Solis Ortus.
Archway Classical Academy | Scottsdale is a state-chartered public K-4 school offering a classical liberal arts education that will prepare students to enter a Great Hearts Academy in middle school. Archway - Scottsdale is among the first truly classical Core Knowledge primary schools in Arizona. Each student ill be provided with a durable foundation in Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, Geometry, Science, and Social Studies, in addition to meaningful and substantive work and play in Spanish, Fine Arts, P.E., and competitive chess.
The mission of Archway Scottsdale is to develop the academic potential and virtuous character in each student through the use of a content-rich, rigorous curriculum, with a special emphasis on the cultural heritage of the Western Civilization.
Find Out More About ACS
We invite you to find out more about Archway Classical Academy Scottsdale. After reading through this website, please visit GreatHeartsAZ.org for further information about the Great Hearts network of schools. We also invite you to sign up for a tour of the ACS campus. Many parents find the information gained during the tour very valuable when making a decision about the best "school fit" for their child.