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.
What makes us unique is our “Back-to-Basics” philosophy. Here at Combs Traditional Academy we develop a solid foundation of fundamental and higher-level thinking skills through a structured curriculum that is consistent and sequential throughout grade levels. We deliver curriculum using direct teaching techniques, whole class instruction, and other approved teaching methods. We also plan our teaching and learning around textbooks and written assignments and do not interrupt classes for non-curricular programs or activities.
Browse our website to find out more about who we are and our educational philosophy. If you feel your child would benefit from what we have to offer, don’t hesitate to contact us. We look forward to meeting you!
What a great start to the school year! The staff has been very proud of how well students have come in ready for the year. We have observed students helping new students, playing respectfully, being polite, and working hard.
This time of year, we focus on procedures, routines, and expectations. It is important to set students up for success by sharing exactly what we expect of them. By having clear rules and procedures and with the careful monitoring and enforcing of these expectations, students can feel safe and enjoy an effective learning environment.
Thank you for filling out all the forms we have sent home and for following our drop off and pick up procedures.
This year is going to be a great year! CTA is such a great school because our family and school partnership is so strong. Thank you for all your support!