Welcome to Combs Traditional Academy
We’re one of five elementary schools in the J.O. Combs Unified School District, located in the warm and beautiful San Tan Valley of Arizona. You’ll find our school conveniently located at the southeast corner of Combs & Gantzel Roads. We proudly serve students in kindergarten through 6th grade.
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A Message from our Principal
Welcome to March! Spring is in the air, and we are excited to begin showing what our students know and can do with state testing rapidly approaching!
AzMERIT statewide assessment for grades 3-6 and AIMS science testing for fourth grade begin this month. Fourth graders will take the AIMS science test on Thursday, March 23 and 3rd-6th grades begin AzMERIT on March 27. Testing will continue through Tuesday, April 25. We want our students to be successful, and the information we receive from state testing provides our staff with feedback on student mastery and success with the state standards. We will be sending out a specific testing schedule following spring break. Please take the time to review the testing schedule once you receive it. We ask that you make sure your child is at school on time for their testing date and that you ensure they have had a good night's rest and a healthy breakfast. We will provide absent students with an opportunity to make up the testing sessions they miss. We are looking forward to our students showing their Knight Pride and continue to lead Pinal County in our Tradition of Excellence with Rigor, Responsibility, Respect!
Spring break is the week of March 13-17, with a PD day for teachers on Monday, March 20. J.O. Combs Unified School District will be hosting a job fair on Tuesday, March 21 at Combs High School. We will have our final battle of the books on Tuesday, March 21, and our third quarter recognition assemblies will take place on Friday, March 24.
We are currently enrolling for the 2017-2018 school year and have openings at all grade levels. Please share the good news about Combs Traditional Academy with your family and friends and have them call our front office for a school tour today!
Thank you for your support of the school and students at Combs Traditional Academy! You are an integral part of our success and we appreciate all that you do!