Mission & Vision

Mission

Edge provides an alternative to traditional education, creating an inclusive school community focused on student learning.

Vision

Success for Every Student, Every Day!

Values

Trust

At Edge, we believe that learning is built on trusting relationships.

Service

At Edge, we believe that service is a cornerstone to a caring community.

Responsibility

At Edge, we believe in developing responsible students and community members.

Respect

At Edge, we believe in respecting all individuals.

Joy

At Edge, we believe in building joy in the lives of our students.

Choice

At Edge, we believe each of us has a choice to take charge of our education.

Our History

1985
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1995
1997
1997
2004
2008
2011
2015
1985

Pima County Adult Education Group Effort (EDGE) Credit Recovery Project for high school at-risk youth

1994

Arizona passes Charter school law

1995

Pima County Adult Education (PCAE) applies for charter school status for EDGE – Approved

1997

PCAE receives approval for non-profit corporation status for EDGE. EDGE becomes an independent organization with a governing board.

1997

EDGE Himmel Park opens at 2555 East 1st Street in central Tucson

2004

EDGE Northwest opens at 231 West Giaconda Way in Northwest Tucson

2008

EDGE celebrates the renovation of the Himmel park campus

2011

Arizona State Board for Charter Schools renews Edge’s authorization for 20 years

2015

EDGE’s 20th Anniversary as a charter school in Arizona

Part of us what makes us amazing is our incredible staff and teachers.

Meet Our Team!