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Check out this behind the scenes look at our 2017-18 Solar Go Kart Team in action!
(Film credit goes to local business sponsor Arizona Electric Power Cooperative )
The Center for Academic Success is now accepting applications for new students!
If you are interested in a school that promotes the well being of your child as well as academic success, check us out!
*Call Kathy Hall at 520-439-3518 to set up an interview
*Call Wendy Koop at 520-439-3500 to set up an interview
CAS opened in 1995 and is the largest running charter school in Southern Arizona. Offering 100% highly-qualified caring teaching staff, individualized instruction, and small classroom sizes, we make sure all of our students get the quality education they deserve.
We make it easy on parents by becoming partners in their child’s learning. Parents can expect regular updates on student progress and free required school supplies for each of our students. Additionally, CAS provides free hot breakfast and lunch programs, and free “CAS CARE” programs that will have structured activities in addition to help with homework and tutoring. The programs allow us to offer parents a safe and secure environment for their children as well as an enriching and enjoyable experience for the students. This program will be available from 7:00 a.m. until the start of the school day and from the end of school until 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Is CAS a private school?
No, CAS is a public charter school offering a tuition free option for Arizona students. We have no religious affiliation, and emphasize ongoing character development and respect.
Do CAS students take standardized tests?
You bet! Our students participate in AIMS state testing and Stanford tests as a way to measure our progress and theirs. We’ve very proud of our consistently strong AIMS scores. In fact, we tend to out-score other local schools.
Does CAS offer extra-curricular activities?
Of course! Extra-curicular activities help students grow and develop. CAS offers a variety of clubs to excite our students including: robotics, gardening, tech club, and art.
Is tutoring available if my student needs help?
Absolutely! We have after-school tutoring offered daily to help our students succeed. Teachers or parents can request a student attend tutoring and many of our students take advantage of this opportunity.
What if I need to drop off my kid before school or pick him up late?
No problem. We offer FREE care for our students starting at 7:00 a.m. and ending at 5:30 p.m. These enrichment programs give our students a safe, supervised environment before and after school at no cost or inconvenience to our parents.
Do you offer transportation?
Unfortunately, we do not have a bus system at this time. However, our free before and after care offer more flexibility so parents can get to and from work on time.
Have a question we didn’t answer?
Contact us today! We’d love to hear from you.
Come celebrate National School Choice Week at The Center for Academic Success, January 23rd- January 27th. We have a great week of activities and fun planned for the entire school to showcase why school choice is important for students and families in our community.
Monday: I LOVE MY SCHOOL Day. Students will be creating works of art to display why they love The Center for Academic Success.
Tuesday: CAS Spirit Day. Students and Staff will be flying their CAS colors and pride all day.
Wednesday: 100th Day of School Book Exchange Day. Students will bring a book from home that is grade level appropriate to exchange with classmates, and celebrate literacy awareness.
Thursday: Family Night! Come enjoy pizza and root-beer floats with all the CAS families and friends from 3:30 to 5:00 in the Cafeteria.
Friday: School Choice Week Dance, with a Pep Rally on the field at 1:45 PM.