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Colina is an A+ School of Excellence™


Colina is proud to be recognized as an A+ School of Excellence™ by the Arizona Educational Foundation.


Arizona schools who earn the distinguished A+ School of Excellence® Award go above and beyond the everyday practices that all schools are expected to implement.

Schools that ultimately earn the A+ School of Excellence® designation consistently share the following traits:

  • Model quality and equity
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to academic excellence
  • Respond successfully to the changing environment of education
  • Cultivate learning-centered, safe school environments
  • Encourage innovative instruction by supporting teachers
  • Actively address students' social, emotional, physical, and intellectual needs
  • Demonstrate superior ability to go above and beyond the norm in providing services to children, families, and the local community