Knox Gifted Academy

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700 W Orchid Ln

Chandler, AZ 85225

(480) 812-6100

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Grades: PK - 6

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 700

Students Per Teacher: 18

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34 Parent Reviews for Knox Gifted Academy

KGA is definitely in the development stage. There is NO curriculum or textbooks that define a logical progression through lessons. They did not have a spelling test in first quarter. When asked about getting the homework sent home on Friday, the teacher indicated that is not ready till after school, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/11/13

This is my child's 3rd yr here. Most of his teachers have been outstanding and wonderful with the quirks of gifted kids. The PTO is better now than a few yrs ago. The curriculum is STEAM, not STEM. Most of the reviews I read forgot the A...they do have a music program and drama, thus including Arts. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/06/13

Pros - Good students and responsible parents. All kids are tested into the program Cons - Young program lack strong teachers. - Lack of structure and curriculum for the classrooms. Teacher teaches whatever she/he wants. Materials covered are very scattered and no depth to the subject. - Homework ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/03/13

This school is outstanding. The teachers are all focused on STEM and try to teach kids how to think instead of how to pass tests.

Posted by a parent on 10/25/13

Knox Gifted Academy provides an engaging curriculum to make learning hands-on and fun. Students are being prepared to think critically and apply new knowledge to addressing real-world problems. I feel fortunate that my child has the opportunity to attend a school with such an excellent program for ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/25/13

Knox KGA is an exceptional school. The teachers are enthusiastic and creative in presenting the curriculum. There are many opportunities for hands on projects and working with their peers. The 5th grade has three teachers that team teach. We love the opportunity to get the best of all these teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/24/13

My son was accepted to Knox Elementary School for his first grade year. Immediately I noticed the advanced technologies provided by the school. The teachers amazingly have a vast knowledge of each individual student. The teachers have been very attentive of responding to every email I have ever sent. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/24/13

By far, the best program / curriculum/ parent support/ school we have experienced or heard of. My son started @ KGA when the program started. We have been 150% satisfied with the methodology of teaching. The teachers beautifully engage these bright kids in a way that keeps them wanting more. The STEM ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/24/13

Knox is filled with highly skilled teachers who genuinely care about each student. Students have consistent access to current technology and are challenged to dig deeper in their subject matter. Knox Gifted Academy was an answer to our prayers when our son was bored at his previous school. For other ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/24/13

Fabulous educational environment where gifted learners can thrive and excel at their own pace. Some of the highest quality educators in the district have been chosen to make Knox the very best place to learn! My kiddos travel almost an hour each way to attend. It has been a huge blessing to our family ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/24/13

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Test Year: 2012
Knox Gifted Academy
Chandler Unified District
Arizona
* In 2011-2012 Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) was used to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona's learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

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Chandler schools — Knox Gifted Academy is located at 700 W Orchid Ln, Chandler AZ 85225. 700 W Orchid Ln is in the 85225 ZIP code in Chandler, AZ The school district for Knox Gifted Academy is the Chandler Unified District. Knox Gifted Academy is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 6.
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