School’s Commitment to Excellence

The members of the Phoenix Collegiate Academy Staff agree to:

  • Provide rigorous, engaging, college preparatory instruction, aligned with the Arizona State Standards.
  • Continuously improve the Phoenix Collegiate Academy educational program through on-going professional development.
  • Interact professionally with students and families at all times, responding promptly to parent questions and concerns.
  • Inform families of questions or potential obstacles to learning, as they arise.
  • Consistently enforce the Phoenix Collegiate Academy Contract of Excellence, maintaining an environment which is physically and emotionally safe.
  • Model the virtues of perseverance, respect, integrity, discipline, and excellence in all of our actions.
  • Challenge students constantly to consider the ethical implications of their actions.
Student’s Commitment to Excellence

I agree to:

  • Pursue academic success to the best of my ability. I will participate in class and complete at least two hours of nightly homework.
  • Arrive at school at 7:30 a.m., in uniform, every day of the school year that I am healthy.
  • Attend Phoenix Collegiate Academy’s Homework Detention and/or Saturday Academy if required to do so.
  • Ask teachers and family for help when I need it and inform teachers and family members about questions and obstacles to learning, as they come up.
  • Always follow the Phoenix Collegiate Academy Contract of Excellence, to the best of my ability.
  • Demonstrate the virtues of perseverance, respect, integrity, discipline, and excellence in all of my actions.
  • Encourage my peers to pursue academic and ethical excellence.
Parent’s Commitment to Excellence:

Parents agree to:

  • Provide my child with several hours of time every night to complete homework, and check that his/her homework is completed. Limit television and other distractions.
  • Ensure that my child arrives at school at 7:30 a.m., in uniform, every day of the school year that he or she is healthy.
  • Make arrangements so that my child can attend school for an extra review session on Saturday mornings, if required to do so.
  • Monitor my child’s academic progress by reviewing and returning progress reports sent from the school.
  • Interact professionally with school staff, responding promptly to school questions and concerns.
  • Provide my child with instructional materials including pens, pencils, and paper.
  • Support the Phoenix Collegiate Academy Contract of Excellence, including making arrangements if my child receives an out-of-school suspension.