GILBERT CLASSICAL ACADEMY
The Mission of the Gilbert Classical Academy is the development of young men and women of character who embrace a passion for learning, all built upon a solid foundation of knowledge and technology. The Classical Academy provides students with a rigorous, integrated curriculum in a small_school setting, utilizing the Socratic method of instruction to encourage students to think critically and prepare for study at the university level.
The Gilbert Classical Academy, in striving for academic excellence, seeks to provide a comprehensive, honors-level education that engages all students in meaningful learning and to develop the intellectual, creative, social, emotional, technological, and physical skills necessary to prepare them for the next phase of their lives at a four-year college or university.
NEELY TRADITIONAL ACADEMY
The GPS Traditional Academy at Neely Elementary is a program of choice. The acquisition of basic skills, primarily through direct instruction, is viewed as the foundation of the learning process. Priority is given to the fundamental tools of learning in the core academic areas of phonics and reading; grammar, spelling and writing; mathematics; history and geography; and science. Students are given opportunities to apply those skills in a meaningful and reinforcing way. Our program provides an academic environment which develops respect, responsibility, honesty, integrity, leadership, and citizenship in accordance with the District's mission statement.
The mission of our online school is to provide an alternative anytime/anywhere learning opportunity for all high school students. Online learning is proving to be a compelling environment for a significant segment of our school population. The skills acquired to learn and communicate online are life-long skills that will serve students in high school, college and in the workplace.