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School leader:  Mr. Watins
8140 E. Golf Links Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85730

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(520) 733-7373
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" La Paloma Academy focuses on high quality academic and character education. "


  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
  • Transportation
    Accessible via public transportation


  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    None, Design, Drawing / Sketching, Painting, Sculpture
  • World languages
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Amount of homework: Just right
Submitted by a parent · July 08, 2015
It is important for homework to be given to reinforce the standards taught during the school day and for parents to see what is being taught. Both my sons brought homework home and I appreciated helping them to learn more about what was being... more

Develops grit: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · July 08, 2015
La Paloma has partnered with Vail to bring Beyond Textbooks into our school. With this, our new curriculum, and our amazing teachers, students are learning more than ever and are truly enjoying their academic journey.

Develops honesty: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · July 08, 2015
As a Character Counts school, we have the verbage posted throughout the school. Teachers are also required to submit weekly lesson plans describing how they are teaching the character trait of the month.

Submitted by a parent · July 08, 2015
My children have both excelled at La Paloma Lakeside. They love the school and their teachers and feel safe to learn.

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La Paloma Academy is committed to providing the highest quality education where children can achieve their full academic potential. This is accomplished by individualized instruction in core curriculum and a qualified teaching staff. Our goal is to provide a safe, structured environment, which encourages the development of strong family values, where a child becomes not only a well-rounded scholastic student but also a lifelong responsible citizen.

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La Paloma Academy (Lakeside)
8140 E. Golf Links Rd., Tucson, AZ  85730
Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 55 reviews. (520) 733-7373
Last modified La Paloma Academy (Lakeside) is a Charter school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.