Garden Lakes Elementary School

10825 W. Garden Lakes Pkwy.
Avondale, AZ 85392
Phone: (623) 772-2520
Fax: (623) 877-9545
School Hours: 8:10 am to 3:10 pm
Principal: Jill Helland
Assistant Principal: AJ Estrada

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Garden Lakes Elementary School is a community where respect, engagement and a passion for learning lead to individuals achieving their highest potential.


At Garden Lakes Elementary, the Arizona College and Career Readiness Standards are taught campus-wide. Our school focuses on high student achievement and teaching the "whole-child" through fine arts, music, physical education and award winning programs.

Aguila Youth is dedicated to the success of each student by providing the best, most complete and up-to-date information, resources and activities that contribute to the overall success of students. The goal is to prepare students for college admissions and graduation through a unique approach based upon a greater cultural understanding as a guide to personal, academic and professional excellence as future leaders.


Students have access to state of the art technology. Teachers utilize the latest instructional techniques using SMART Boards, laptops and iPads to engage students in 21st Century learning.


School wide student citizenship and character building programs including Well Managed Schools are featured in each school, as well as, student awards given out for outstanding behavior and positive attitudes.


  • Athletic Programs
  • National Junior Honor Society
  • Student Council
  • Yearbook
  • Library Club
  • Science Club
  • Band
  • Homework Help

2018-19 Parent/Student Handbook

The purpose of this handbook is to inform parents and students of the policies, procedures, and operations of the Pendergast Elementary School District. It presents information highlighting District policies and guidelines necessary for the academic achievement, safety, welfare, and well-being of our students.

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