Opened in 1992, Akimel A-al celebrated its 20th anniversary this past school year. The school's name is from the language of the Akimel O'odham (Pima) People and means "Children of the River." It is pronounced "Ah' key mahl." The name was chosen to honor the Akimel O'odham people.
School Motto: High Standards, High Achievement, High Expectations For All
Rattler Creed: We promote academic excellence by providing a quality environment which fosters relevant, life-long learning for our community.
We honor... trust, accountability, enthusiasm, communication, growth, professionalism, respect, diversity
Based on the spring 2013 AIMS scores, Akimel A-al Middle School has been named an “A” school from the Arizona Department of Education. The ADE letter grades consist of a combination of the percentage of students passing the reading and math tests and a measure of improvement from the previous year’s scores. This designation is indicative of the High Standards; High Achievement; High Expectations for All that we demonstrate at Akimel A-al. Congratulations Rattlers!
The District provides interpreter/translation services in Spanish and other languages for applicants, parents, students and others, free
of charge. If you need such assistance, please contact Dr. Shari Dukes, Director at (480) 541-1150 or via email at email@example.com.
El Distrito de Kyrene ofrece servicios de interprete/traducción en español y en otros idiomas sin costo alguno para padres, estudiantes y solicitantes. Si necesita asistencia, puede contactar a la directora Dr. Shari Dukes al (480) 541-1150 o firstname.lastname@example.org.