Awards/Special Recognition

In the last six years...

  • Hale was named an excelling school and received an "A" from the Arizona Department of Education.  Hale was recognized by the Arizona NCEA as a 2012 and 2013 Higher Performing School.
  • Hale's Battle of the Books team was a district and regional finalist.
  • the Sixth Grade Math Team placed first in district and regional competition.
  • our Geography Bee winner advanced to state competition.
  • Hale students were finalists in the Arizona State University Science Fair.
  • Hale was a recipient of grant funding from Arizona Commission on the Arts, which was matched by Mesa Public Schools and our school's Parent/Teacher Organization.  Our PTO has supported various Artists in Residency programs.
  • Hale teachers  were recipients of Mesa Education Foundation grants for technology, science, math, reading, and social studies resources and materials.
  • Hale was a recipient of grant funding from the National Gardening Association for our garden.
  • a Wells Fargo grant funded reference books and literature books used for teaching writing.
  • students in our orchestra were selected for the Mesa Youth Symphony.
  • our Physical Education Department participated in a partnership with Arizona State University.