Noah Webster Schools - Pima

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Basic Information

Address: 5399 N. Pima Road Scottsdale, AZ 85250
County: Maricopa
Phone Number: 480-291-6900
Fax Number: 480-373-9176
Principal: Mr. Eric James

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Additional Information

School Type: Public Charter (PK - 6)
Founded: 2012
School Setting:

Noah Webster’s ability grouped classrooms increase the learning pace for each group, allows teachers to provide individual attention, and boosts the confidence and determination of the students as they realize their individual progress. Additionally, Noah Webster adds another component of differential learning by implementing a standard based technology program. The curriculum allows the generation of student achievement data that provides teachers and their education design teams the ability to identify concepts and topics that the individual student has mastered or needs additional reteaching.

Noah Webster has implemented a structured STEM Academy that incorporates a state of the art technology program which provides a laptop for each student for use at their desk. Each teacher has been provided with technology tools such as interactive smart boards equipped with projectors. Teachers can illustrate what they are teaching, thereby engaging the student’s attention at a greater level.

Noah Webster nurtures a partnership between the school and families regarding the benefits of the technology programs and new technology based learning models. Noah Webster invites parents to participate in multiple technology and curriculum trainings and presentations. This commitment to technology helps each student extend learning beyond the classroom to the home environment.

The Noah Webster STEM Academy, curriculum design and technology programs teach students how to apply specific knowledge and skills necessary for their future success in higher education and careers.

School Schedule (Hours in Day): 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
School Days in Calendar Year: 180
School Holidays: Yes
School Colors: Red and Blue
School Mascot: Wildcat
School Size: 580-800
Classroom Size: 25-30
Student/Teacher Ratio: Pre-K & K = 1:15/ 1st - 6th Grade = 1:25
Support Services:

Title One, Special Education, Academic Improvement Team, Food Services, Transportation

After School Programs: Yes
Computer Capabilities:

Computers in the classroom for Pre-K and Kindergarten
Grade level class set of laptops that rotate through 1st and 2nd grades
Individual laptops for each student in 3rd-6th grades
Each classroom has a PolyVision Interactive Whiteboard, PolyVision Fuse Digital Visualizer, QWizdom Q7 Presenter Tablet and QWizdom Q6 and Q2 SRS (Student Response System)

School Clubs:

Orchestra and Band
Extra-Curricular After School Programs such as Computer Club, Choir Cats, Homework Helpers, Recreation, Creative Crafts and Guitar

Lunch Availability: National School Lunch Program
Parking Spaces/Availability:


Uniform Guidelines:

No Uniforms, Modest Dress Code listed in the Parent Handbook

Mission Statement:

Our mission is to provide a learning environment that will improve student achievement. Our commitment is to ensure that each student is challenged academically and prepared for future college and careers. Students will experience success on a daily basis. We take responsibility and are accountable for the progress of each student.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

Noah Webster School is a public, non-profit, charter school located in Scottsdale, AZ. Our school caters to Pre-Kindergarten through 6th grade students with a digital, hands-on and challenging curriculum that is aligned with and goes beyond Arizona’s State Standards and the technology based STEM Academy. With Noah Webster’s competitive edge, students are placed into classes by level of ability to allow each individual student to be challenged, but not overwhelmed. By integrating differentiated learning, students work ahead of the traditional grade level as they prepare for future college and careers.

Education for the 21st Century:
Noah Webster School not only gives your child the basic education they need, they also provide them with tools to help them succeed later in life. All of our classrooms have laptops for our students, and we also use a digital curriculum. Studies are showing that children that are given a digital advantage, such as in a laptop enabled classroom, reach junior high school and high school with a firm lead over their peers. We believe in quality education that uses all of the technology and educational trends of the 21st century along with tried and true teaching methods.

Accountability and Academic Excellence:
We know each child has individual learning needs. Whatever level your child is at, or needs to be at, we can help them to reach that level or even work ahead of that level. Our commitment is to ensure that each student is challenged academically and prepared for future college attendance as well as going onto the workforce. Students will experience success on a daily basis. We take responsibility and we are accountable for the progress of each student. After all, we believe in teaching and teaching well, why else would we be named after Noah Webster?

Enrollment Characteristics: Open Enrollment
Programs and Services:

Academics, Art, Music, Library, Phyiscal Education, Science Rotations, Special Education, Title One, Before and After School Care, After School Programs, Transportation (Free Busing); Food Services (National School Lunch Program)

Notes/School Information:
  • Free Full Day Kindergarten
  • Private Curriculum-Based Pre-Kindergarten on Site (Tuition Applies)
  • Accelerated Learning with Digital Curriculum
  • New Enhanced STEM Academy
  • Ability Grouped Classrooms with Individual Learning Plans
  • State-of-the-Art Classrooms
  • Individual Student Laptops for All Students in 1st - 6th Grades
  • Extended Learning Program/Tutoring Available
  • Art, Music, P.E., Science and Digital Library
  • Before and After School Care
  • Extra-Curricular After School Programs
  • Free Band and Orchestra
  • Dedicated, Highly Qualified Teachers and Staff
  • Safe and Secure Campus
  • New Expanded Bus Routes
  • Parent Volunteer Opportunities on Campus
  • Free Parenting Classes for Enrolled Families
  • Family Events