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Educational Options: Day Schools
, Grade Level: K-12
||The Peggy Payne Academy (Tempe, AZ)
||The Peggy Payne Academy of Academic Excellence is a small school for gifted students. Students are provided with a rigorous curriculum, outstanding classroom instruction, enrichment experiences, career shadowing opportunities, internships, independent studies, individualized academic planning and a personalized learning environment.
||Contributed by: Parent on 6/6/2009
My daughter is a student at The Payne Academy. We have been very pleased with the quality of education that she has received as well as the opportunity to remain "integrated" on a regular high school campus. My daughter has always been in encapsulated gifted education and so the transition to high school was a concern. This program does a great job of providing a curriculum that is challenging.
Contributed by: Parent on 3/22/2005
Peggy Payne Academy is part of the Tempe Union High School District and is a gifted school that is housed on the McClintock High School campus - "a school within a school" started in 2000. I am a parent of a child who attends the Peggy Payne Academy.
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