Pendergast Signature Academies Expand with New Opportunities K-8 unique, innovative learning experiences ready to attract new audiences

Here at the Pendergast Elementary School District, we pride our self in offering high academics achievement and innovative learning for our 10,000 students on twelve campuses in Avondale, Glendale and Phoenix. Now we are expanding opportunities through the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) Academies for the 2018-19 school year.

The STEAM Academies are designed to:

  • Provide a rigorous, project-based format
  • Focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics instruction
  • Engage students in challenging and focused curriculum
  • Use accelerated & differentiated instruction in core subject areas
  • Present best teaching practices for students meeting and exceeding standards.

Academies are featured at the following schools:

Copper King Elementary

  • Environmental Engineering Academy - Grades 7 & 8

Desert Mirage Elementary

  • STEAM Exploration & Investigations - Grade 3
  • Energy, Conservation & Efficiency - Grade 4
  • Leadership, Athletics & Arts - Grade 5
  • Architecture, Planning & Construction - Grade 6
  • Innovation, Design & Entrepreneurship - Grade 7
  • Health, Medical & Forensic Sciences - Grade 8

Garden Lakes Elementary

  • GCON Design and Build - Grades 7 & 8

Pendergast Elementary

  • Sustainable Design - Grades 7 & 8

Sonoran Sky Elementary

  • Agriculture Ecosystems - Grades 3 & 4

Villa de Paz Elementary

  • Computer Science Academy - Grades K through 8


For additional information or to enroll, visit our website at www.pesd92.org or contact Connie Garay at cgaray@pesd92.org.

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