Country Gardens Charter School

6313 West Southern Ave, Laveen, AZ 85339 | (602) 237-7370
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Student Enrollment: 407
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3 out of 5 | 5 Reviews
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School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 6307 W. Alta Vista Rd., Laveen, AZ 85339
School Operational Details
  • Charter School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 407
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 202 (49.6%)
  • Females: 205 (50.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 39 (9.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 166 (40.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 205 (50.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Country Gardens Charter School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian61.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Country Gardens Charter School
  Number Percent
1st Grade379.1%
2nd Grade338.1%
3rd Grade368.8%
4th Grade194.7%
5th Grade4410.8%
6th Grade358.6%
7th Grade368.8%
8th Grade338.1%
9th Grade225.4%
10th Grade194.7%
11th Grade122.9%
12th Grade41.0%
Source: AZ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 3

3 out of 5 | 5 Reviews
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5 reviews for Country Gardens Charter School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on June 07, 2010
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My child attend CGCS in 2008-2009. The 6th grade (Mrs. Ford) was really great with the students as well as keeping us- the parents involved and updated with our child progression in class. She was strict yet very unstanding to my pre-teen and from what I seen...she wore MANY hats (teacher, counselor, and mother to some of her students). Unfortunately, I pulled out my children from CGCS because the teacher turnover rate is poor (Mrs. Ford was gone and wouldn't be my daughter teacher), the lunch wasn't healthy (where is the fruits and vegetables?) I also wasn't allowed to sit in on class session (which would have helped explaining the homework packages), sometimes the woman who ran the school was very rude and unruling to both parents and her staff, the DRESS CODE (ran into problems with the sneakers being tan and not BROWN..really)Which is why I gave the school 3 apples. Nice teachers (who I wish would have lasted) but the rules and condition of school needs lots of work!
  • Reviewed by Former Student on March 17, 2010
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I use 2 attend this school when i was in the 2ed,3rd and 4th grade,i had a great time there but i got bullied alot by 2 kids there so my mom got the cops involved in 1 of the bulling cuzz the kid pulled my scarf and it left a red ring arround my neck for like a month,and i was only in the 3rd and he was in my class 2,and the other i was in the 4th and a 3rd grader i can't really remember his name but he would not stop touching me even on the bus and i told the front offiece and they didn't do anything about it and it kept happening over and over then my mom deciede 2 take me and my brother 2 another school,and 2 all my friends that still go there i miss u,and now i'm at a new school wich sucks butt and i'm about 2 go 2 a new school again and i've attend the school i'm in now for 5th, 6th and i'm in 7th now so yeah,sooooooo ohz and i miss all the animals there i would give almost anything 2 see my fav horse. :( :( :(
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on November 19, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school was the worst mistake I could have made as far as my sons education. He attended kindergarten there and it was more like a preschool than anything. I did homework with my son every night and read to him but it wasn't enough. We ended up leaving this school and enrolling him into a public school in first grade. The teachers at his new school told us he had the education of kindergartner and we had to hold him back to repeat first grade again. Charter schools and public schools have totally different standards. I would suggest to anyone thinking of enrolling their child into a charter school to first look at the schools educational standards compared to a public school.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on May 01, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I had my children here only one day. I really had a bad feeling about it. There was something very fishy about not being able to see my children to make sure they were safe during the day rule. The kindergarden class was a disaster they only let me see it after school but not while my daughter was there . I found rusted nails sticking out of desk and a great Mess!!!! After I left I heard that there was great animal cruelty there. So Sad!
  • Reviewed by Student on February 19, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is AMAZING!! There is so many amazing opportunities that most other schools don't have. Mrs.Burge is such a wonderful woman. I've been going here for four years and with the school I have been to The Chicago/Great Lakes region, Washington D.C. (twice!) Trinidad, and Tobago! I plan on being a zoologist and this school is the perfect one for helping me! Plus the business is a lot of fun and it teaches us alot about the real world! I wouldn't leave here for all the money in the world!

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