Mrs. Hendry
 the Circle Cross Ranch Staff 
are PROUD to say:
 Circle Cross S.T.E.M. Academy is an "A" Rated School 
by the Arizona Department of Education & A+ School of Excellence by the Arizona Educational Foundation
Congratulations Cheetahs!! 

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Message From the Principal

Dear Parents,

I would like to take an opportunity to thank you for sending in your feedback for our final survey on Student Uniforms at CCR.  Our results reflect the feedback of 400 Circle Cross Ranch families.  In order for this initiative to be successful, we would have needed an 80% show of support.  The overall results were really split on most of the questions.  It is very apparent that our STEM Academy School is supported by parents, however the transition to becoming a student uniforms school is not possible at this point in time.  Please click the Read More link at the bottom to review survey results on next page.

Please know that everyone’s feedback and opinions are valued and appreciated.  Moving forward, we want to continue to celebrate CCR’s successes over the past few years moving from a C-Letter Grade to an A+ School of Excellence and a Highly Effective S.T.E.M. Academy that gives all students the opportunity to experience STEM Education.  We will continue with our 3-Year Implementation Plan, adjusting as necessary and building on the programs, resources and activities that we have established. If parents would like to revisit the idea of student uniforms in the next few years, we will be glad to conduct more surveys then and discuss the possibilities.  Thank you again for helping us make an informed decision and taking part in providing us with your feedback.

 As we continue in 2nd semester, we encourage you to mark your calendar for our FIRST ANNUAL S.T.E.M. Showcase Event on March 8th at 6:00 pm in the gym.  This will be the first time we showcase all of the STEM Resources we have accumulated through grants and donations and have our students show parents and visitors how they are using these resources in their classrooms, electives and clubs.  If you are really curious to see exactly what your children are doing with STEM at CCR, this is the event you will not want to miss!  If you have friends that would like to consider CCR K-8 STEM Academy for their children next year, please feel free to invite them to come with you to this event.

We look forward to seeing you at parent conferences this month and at our annual Daddy Daughter Dance!  Have a wonderful week!


Rebecca Hendry


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Circle Cross Ranch K-8 
S.T.E.M. Academy
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Free Full Day Kindergarten

FREE Full Day Kindergarten 
for 2016-2017: 

We are pleased to announce we will be offering Full Day Kindergarten for FREE for the 2016-2017 school year!  Please stop by our office to pick up a registration packet.

School Hours


           School Hours:                 Early Release Hours:
 Kinder - 8th Grade:                       Kinder - 8th Grade:
 8:15 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.                        8:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

 OCS/Athletics release @ 5:00 p.m.
No OCS/Athletics on ER Days 

PLEASE NOTE:  Students may not be on campus before 7:50 a.m. as there is no adult supervision
Office Hours:
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Early Release Days Office Hours:
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Attendance Line: 480-987-7609

Phone Number: 480-987-7600
Fax Number: 480-888-0349

Substitutes Needed

Community Education

Community Education offers the following classes at the Community Education Center located at 29895 North Desert Willow Blv. San Tan Valley, AZ 85143


Upcoming Cheetah Events

  • AZ Merit State Testing Dates
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    AZ Merit State Testing dates are as follows:

    Students should get a good night's sleep and eat a good breakfast for testing days. 

     Grades 3 & 4
     April 3 - AZ Merit Writing
     April 10 - AZ Merit ELA 1/Math 1
     April 11 - AZ Merit ELA 2/Math 2

     Grades 5 & 6                                         
     April 4 - AZ Merit Writing
     April 17 - AZ Merit ELA 1/Math 1                                                                            
     April 18 - AZ Merit ELA 2/Math 2     

     Grades 7 & 8                                      
     April 6 - AZ Merit Writing                                                        
     April 12 - AZ Merit ELA 1/MAth 1
     April 13 - AZ Merit ELA 2/Math 2

     April 17 - GRADES 4 & 8 AIMS Science Test  
    Posted Mar 13, 2017, 11:47 AM by Michelle Green
  • Spring Break Office Hours
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    The office will be open Monday - Wednesday, March 13-15 from 7am - 3pm and Thursday, March 16 from 7am - 12pm.  The office will be closed Friday, March 17 - Friday, March 24.  The office will re-open on Monday, March 27.  Have a wonderful spring break!!
    Posted Mar 13, 2017, 9:33 AM by Michelle Green
  • Skyline Ranch Staff vs. Circle Cross Ranch Staff Charity Volleyball Game

    Posted Mar 13, 2017, 9:22 AM by Michelle Green
  • Spring Pictures
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    Spring Pictures will be taking place on Tuesday, March 28th beginning at 8:30am.  
    Posted Mar 13, 2017, 9:11 AM by Michelle Green
  • Kindergarten Registration/Screenings

    2017-2018 Kindergarten Registration is almost here.  See dates below for registration dates and screening dates:

    Registration/Screening Dates
    Monday, April 17, 2017 @ 3:30pm - 6pm
    Tuesday, April 18, 2017 @ 3:30pm - 6pm
    Wednesday, May 17, 2017 @ 3:30pm - 6pm
    Thursday, May 18, 2017 @ 3:30pm - 6pm
    Thursday, June 8, 2017 @ 8am - 3pm
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017 @ 8am - 3pm

    Registration packets can be picked up in the front office or you can print out online under about us.  Once we receive the completed registration packet with birth certificate, shot records, proof of residency, and copy of parent ID we will set up a screening date.  If you have any questions, stop by the office. 

    Posted Feb 13, 2017, 12:08 PM by Michelle Green
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A+ School of Excellence

We are very proud to announce that CCR K-8 STEM Academy received the A+ School of Excellence Award by the Arizona Educational Foundation!  This means that our school will have an A+ school rating for the next three and a half years! 

We would like to thank our judges from the Arizona Educational Foundation for taking time to visit our school.  They spent almost two full days at CCR, evaluating our school and classrooms, and speaking with staff, students and parents. 

We would also like to thank our Superintendent, Dr. Fuller, FUSD Board Members, CCR Parents and Community Members for their support with our application and site visit.

This is a proud day for our school, staff, students and district! We are honored by this achievement and will continue to strive for excellence in everything we do.

Kids Club Before and After School Care

FUSD STEAM Prep - Kids Club Before and After School Care, will be opening on Monday, February 1, 2016 at the following sites: Magma K-8, Skyline K-8, Circle Cross K-8 and Copper Basin K-8. Kids Club locations are licensed through Arizona Department of Health Services and we are a DES provider.

Before School (AM) Kids Club will be open from 6:00 am - 7:50 am - the weekly cost per student is $28.00

After School (PM) Kids Club will be open from 3:15 pm - 6:00 pm - the weekly cost per student is $57.00

Early Release Days - the student will go straight to After School (PM) Kids Club

There is a annual registration fee of $50.00 per student.  If you have more than one student attending, the parent will receive a 10% family discount. 

Parents will need to register their child at STEAM Prep Academy located at 29895 N. Desert Willow Blvd.  San Tan Valley, AZ  85143

For further information, please call:  480-987-5370 or 480-987-5385

Circle Cross Ranch S.T.E.M. Academy Implementation Plan