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School leader:  Dr. Taime Bengochea (Since 2014)
1965 East Hermosa Drive
Tempe, AZ 85282

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(480) 491-8871
(480) 491-1710
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"Ward Traditional Academy is an accelerated curriculum school. "

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    None
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Mathematics, Science
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Video and film production, Band...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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45 reviews

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Effective school leaders: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · November 21, 2016
We have gotten to know three principals during our nine years as parents at Ward. Although each one was different, their professionalism and sincere care for student and accountable teachers has always been the highest.

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · November 21, 2016
Ward places things like attitude and respect as some of the highest expectations of students. They can do this because the staff and teachers are the models for this.

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · November 21, 2016
We could not have hoped for better teachers. Not only do they thrive in the work environment they are given but their concern for students could only be surpassed by parents themselves. We trust them fully with doing not just the right thing, but... more

Amount of homework: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · November 21, 2016
Homework has always seemed to be the right amount of reinforcement and challenge to our daughter without being a burden or require too much time.

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About this school

Ward Traditional Academy uses a direct instructional model for all grades. Direct instruction is a model for teaching that emphasizes well-developed and carefully planned lessons designed around small learning increments and clearly defined and prescribed teaching tasks.

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Last modified: November 21, 2016
Last modified Ward Traditional Academy is a Public school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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