A+ School of Excellence™
In 2013, North Elementary School received the prestigious A+ School of Excellence™ Award from the Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF).
According to the AEF website, schools are evaluated in the areas of student focus and support, school culture, active teaching and learning, curriculum, leadership, community and parent involvement and assessment. The selection panel includes award-winning principals, teachers and community leaders. Panel members conducted site visits to shortlisted schools throughout the state in select the winners.