Details overview

Hours 07:50 AM - 02:50 PM
School leader Jessica Larsen
District Tempe School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning At Aguilar, we take pride in our learning community that fosters academic and personal achievement, social responsibility, and fitness of the mind and body to ensure success beyond our doors. The Aguilar staff is committed to providing rigorous instruction to meet these goals in order to ensure our students are well equipped for the 21st century
Academic themes / Areas of focus Mathematics
Music
Science
Service learning
Special Education
Technology
Writing

Support

7
Facilities
including: Sports Fields
Facilities Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Music room
Parent involvement center
Playground
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Gifted and talented programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Special education program details Resource/Inclusion -The Elementary Resource Program is a cross categorical program providing academic support for children with a specific category of eligibility which impacts the ability to learn. SPARK- SPARK is a cross categorical self contained program designed for students with difficulty regulating their behaviors that provides a highly structured environment with a lower student to teacher ratio and utilizes a positive behavior management system.
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Self-contained classroom
Special education resource room
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Emotional behavioral disabilities
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Other health impairment
English Language Learner program details Structured English Immersion (SEI)- The SEI classroom model delivers intensive English language instruction in reading, writing, listening, grammar, speaking, and vocabulary within a two, three or four hour block. Instruction is delivered by an SEI, ELD, or BLE endorsed teacher. The teacher uses the Arizona State English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPs) to guide instruction.

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 70% 44%
White 13% 41%
American Indian/Alaska Native 9% 5%
Black 6% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
Two or more races 1% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 47% 49%
Male 53% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 79% N/A
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
2
Boys Sports
including: PE classes
7
Clubs
including: Book / reading club
Girls sports PE classes
Soccer
Boys sports PE classes
Soccer
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Dance club
Math club
Recycling club
Student council / government
Technology club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 06:30 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Parent involvement details Aguilar School communicates with families in a variety of ways, some of which include: SMS messaging, newsletters, Peachjar (eflyers), ParentVue, Class Dojo, and Remind. Our parent liaison also keeps an up-to-date website that also shares a variety of resources and ways to be involved in your child's education: http://aguilarprc.weebly.com/.
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying Aguilar School supports our district bullying and harassment policies. We fully support PBIS (Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports) as wells as a a focus on social emotional instruction, using the Second Step program.

Awards

Community service award PBIS Merit Award
Year received 2016

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Nurse
Staff Assistant principal
Behavioral health specialist
Coach(es)
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
School psychologist
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
Staff details The Aguilar staff goes above and beyond to provide high quality instruction that is tailored to the needs of students. Our staff can be described as kind, caring, welcoming, supportive, and dedicated. At Aguilar, we push all students to reach their highest potential!

Neighborhood

Transportation details Aguilar is a busing school.
Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details You are welcome to call our office at (480) 897-2544. For more detailed information, please view the link below.
Learn more Http://www.tempeschools.org/our-schools/enrollment-registration
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2013-2014
Students by group NCES, 2013-2014