Welcome to Great Hearts Archway Cicero, Serving Grades K-5
Dear Prospective Families and Community Members,
Welcome to Archway Cicero, a vital member of the esteemed Great Hearts network, situated in the heart of Central Scottsdale, Arizona. As a tuition-free, public charter school, we are proud to provide an exceptional elementary education grounded in the classical liberal arts tradition. Our academy is a community where young minds are nurtured, virtues are cultivated, and a lifelong passion for learning is ignited.
At Archway Cicero, we believe in the transformative power of a classical education. Our curriculum, steeped in the rich traditions of Western Civilization, is designed to foster a deep understanding of and appreciation for Truth, Goodness, and Beauty. We provide our students with a durable foundation in reading, writing, arithmetic, science, literature, and history, complemented by enriching courses in Spanish, fine arts, and physical education. This well-rounded approach ensures that each child receives a comprehensive education that feeds both the intellect and the heart.
Our small class sizes are a hallmark of the educational experience at Archway Cicero. We value the importance of personalized attention and the role it plays in the intellectual and personal development of our students. Small classes allow our dedicated teachers to engage with each student individually, ensuring that every child’s unique potential is recognized and nurtured. This individualized approach to education fosters a close-knit, supportive classroom environment where students feel valued, understood, and inspired to achieve their best.
Located in Central Scottsdale, our school benefits from the cultural richness and diversity of our community. This vibrant setting enhances our students’ educational experience, offering them a broader perspective and a deeper understanding of the diverse world they inhabit. Our community’s diversity is a strength that we celebrate and leverage in our educational approach, creating a vibrant and inclusive environment where every student can flourish.
Archway Cicero’s approach to education extends beyond academics. We emphasize the development of character alongside intellectual growth. Our students learn to embody virtues such as honesty, integrity, perseverance, and respect. These virtues are integral to our school culture and essential in shaping our students into responsible and compassionate individuals.
As a K-5 preparatory school, we lay a robust foundation for our students’ future academic endeavors. The skills and virtues they develop at Archway Cicero – critical thinking, curiosity, integrity, and perseverance – prepare them for the challenges and opportunities of middle school, high school, and beyond. We believe these foundational years are critical in shaping individuals who are not only knowledgeable but also virtuous and compassionate.
We warmly invite you to explore Archway Cicero, to discover the depth of our classical education, and to experience the vibrant life of our school community. We encourage you to visit our campus, meet our dedicated educators, and see firsthand the unique atmosphere that makes our school a special place for learning and growth.
Archway Cicero is more than just a school; it is a community of kindergarten through 5th grade learners, educators, and families united in the pursuit of an exemplary, classical education. We offer a nurturing environment that prepares students for the challenges of today and the opportunities of tomorrow. We look forward to the possibility of welcoming you to our community and embarking on this enriching educational journey together.
We eagerly anticipate meeting your family and sharing the exceptional experience that Archway Cicero offers. Join us as we continue to shape not only scholars but also virtuous citizens and future leaders of our world.
With warmest regards,
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