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School leader:  Denice Contreras
700 E. 22nd St.
Tucson, AZ 85713

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(520) 225-1000
(520) 225-1001
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"We use projects and systems thinking to engage in real world learning."

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  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
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Submitted by a school leader · March 08, 2017
Borton Magnet School has just been awarded the 2017 School of Excellence by Magnet Schools of America, the national association for magnet and theme-based schools. The award is based on our demonstrated ability to raise student academic... more

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Submitted by a parent · February 16, 2016
My daughter is in kindergarten and we have been very happy with the school. She is always excited to go to school in the morning. She loves her teacher and has made lots of friends. Academically, she is making great progress in reading and math.... more

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Submitted by a parent · March 06, 2013
My child has been at Borton since Kindergarten. Borton is an amazing and unique school when it comes to all of the extras they offer. They have music, art, physical education, and a lot of extras your typical public school does not offer. In terms... more

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Submitted by a parent · August 31, 2011
No academic focus. When my daughter transitioned into 3rd grade at her new school, she was really behind on her reading, writing, and math.

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Project-based learning (PBL) is a way to organize curriculum that engages students in studying a real-life issue or problem, or seek the answer to a driving questions. Systems thinking recognizes that the world is made up of dynamic, interdependent systems. It uses habits, tools, and concepts to develop an understanding of this interdependency for the purpose of finding leverage points to solve problems.

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Last modified: March 8, 2017
Last modified Borton Primary Magnet School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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