Cathie Hirsch, May 3, 2012
Gilbert Arts Academy offers quality education for students in Pre-Kindergarten to 6th grade. Our campus is a safe, nurtuting environment where staff members create lasting academic relationships with students and their families. We provide the opportunity for students to learn in a safe atmosphere of academic excellence.
GAA is a very good school. They have high expectations for their students, teachers and staff. Their teachers are dedicated. No two classes, or two students are identical. GAA is effective in its approach in that GAA has teachers that understand this and differ instruction to best help each student to be successful. Also, students want to be there.
We started our kids at GAA this year. It has been an incredible experience! The Principal, teachers and staff all take their job of educating and mentoring the kids very seriously. Our daughter that has some special needs THRIVED at this school. Communication is outstanding. My kids enjoy going to school everyday and have learned so much. It is with great confidence that I recommend Gilbert Arts Academy to anyone looking for an above average school!
We have been going to GAA since my daughter was in Kinder. She is now in 5th grade! We love this school!! We love the small campus and one on one the teachers give to the students. My daughter also looks forward to the after school activities. Go GAA!!!!
We love GAA! This is our 6th year at GAA and it just keeps getting better. Thanks to our wonderful teachers both my kids are two years ahead in reading and they love school. I know when I pick them up each afternoon they will be smiling.
This is a great school! It's a small campus and the teachers and staff know all the students names and families. Our kids really like being at GAA for class and all the after school clubs. Keep up the good work 5th grade!
This is our first year at Gilbert Arts and we are so happy we made the change. It's smaller than our Gilbert Public School, but my kids are really being challenged in class and love their teachers. Everyone is so positive and respectfull. As a parent, I love the Zero Tolerence policy for bullying.
This school is not what it is cracked up to be. The teachers are lax and overbearing. Its their way or the highway. Don't go there.
My daughter is in her 5th year of going to this school. We both are very happy with the staff and the education. This year has been the best year so far. The teachers really work with parents to make sure that they know what is going on in their child classroom, and the PTO works very hard to inform parents of all school activities.
My son is finishing his first year here in kindergarten. It has been a WONDERFUL experience for him. The staff, teachers, and principal are dedicated and caring. I know he is safe and cared for when I drop him off. The students are well behaved and taught about character. Within a week of starting school everyone knew my son's name! This school is about community and no child will ever feel left out. My son has special needs and everyone at the schoool has been so loving and understanding. He gets all the resources and help he needs and has had a very successful year. I don't understand the negative reviews on here. They don't even make sense...
As part of the education team at Gilbert Arts Academy it saddens me when one individual is not pleased with a decision and it affects their vision in a negative way from that point on. We are not a perfect school but we strive hard to be one! Our education is top notch with teachers focused on students and their needs. Tutoring is available. After school clubs offer students the opportunities to participate in a variety of areas including science, craftes, music, P.E., fitness,drama, and more. Parents are on campus daily sharing their time and talents. Community is in involved in activities in a variety of ways. Staff and principal are always available to listen and help in any way possible. Our PTO is highly supportive. Our goal is to develop character in our students that will ensure them success now and in the future. Check us out! Our staff is great! Our parents are wonderful! Our students are phenomenal!
I really disliked this school. Parents pick your childs school wisely. Look else where before enrolling them here.
If you are looking for a great school for your child that they can grow with that have great teachers and office staff that are well educated and go above and beyond for your child. Do NOT enroll your child here. This school is not for children who may need extra help in certain areas. The teachers had very poor commination I never knew what my child was learning or activities going on in the classroom. The school does not have enough resources for all students to be in the after school activities. I was so happy that we found a wonderful school that knows what they re doing and how knows how to do it well.
This is my daughter's 4th year at this school and she loves it. I love the extra attention each child receives, all the teachers know all the students names and the atmosphere is very inviting. The staff are very caring and the after school clubs are fantastic! A real effort is made to keep grades up by providing tutors, if needed and keeping parents informed. My child was diagnosed with ADD, the school provided the extra help she needed and were very supportive, helpful and patient when I chose a natural treatment over medicine. We love this school!
Great school...IF your child does NOT need special attention! They are unable to manage special needs situations & are disorganized. Parents do the bulk of the work at home and pick up & drop off is a fiasco, so be sure you have the time if you enroll your kids here.
Best small local school in Gilbert. This school is fantastic! The staff and principal are caring and happy educators that give all they've got to teaching children. We are finishing our second year here and we couldn't be happier. Parent involvement is high and academics are rigorous.
This is my first year working at Gilbert Arts Academy, and I am so impressed and happy to be part of the team. This is a truly quality school, and I will say that this is the first time I have said that about a school I have worked at since moving to Arizona 5 years ago. The teachers and staff are incredible, passionate, and concerned with every student that comes through. The parents that volunteer at the school do nothing but lighten up the front office building, help the teachers and positively contribute. Thank you parents! The recent art show that took place, blew me away. I feel very blessed and excited every day I am at Gilbert Arts Academy, and would not want to be at any other school.
This is my daughter's 4th year @ Gilbert Arts Academy. I am so impressed with how friendly, caring and helpful the staff is here. Her progress this year has amazed me on how much she has learned and the year is not even over yet! We are looking forward to another exciting year next fall!! We love GAA!!!!!!!!
I love the school. my son is very happy and loves going to school. We love everyone there.
I just relocated to Gilbert, AZ in July, from NY with my family. Through much online research, I enrolled my 4th grader in another charter school. However, after the Open House....I decided to look into other schools, as i didn't feel it would be a good fit for him. GAA was on my new list of schools to visit. I was able to make Parent/Teachers night and immediately fell in LOVE with the staff! Everyone was so sincere in making my family feel at home!!! He enjoys going to school!!
Gilbert Arts Academy is amazing! The teachers are the best loving caring individuals ever. The office staff and principal are awesome! My son loves going to school everyday. We can not be any happier with the school.
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