Upcoming Events

  • FAFSA & College Application Event

    • Thursday, December 6 from 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Sign-up at the front office by Tuesday, December 4
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  • LAEA will be closed the following dates:

    • Veteran's Day Holiday - November 11, 2018
    • Thanksgiving Holiday November 22 & 23, 2018
    • Winter Recess - December 21-January 4
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  • Saturday School from  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Time to get caught up on assignments, tutoring, and more...

    • Saturday, November 17, 2018
    • Saturday, December 1, 2018
    • Saturday, December 8, 2018
    • Saturday, December 15, 2018
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  • End of Term 3 - December 19 - Early Release at 11:15 AM

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  • Term 4 Begins - Monday, January, 7, 2019 - 8:00 AM

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  • R.I.S.E. Academy - LAEA New Student Orientation

    • Occurs on the first day of each six-week term
      • Monday, January 7
      • Monday, February 18
      • Wednesday, April 10


    • Bell Schedule 
      • Block 1 -- 8:00-10:00
      • No Advisory Period
      • Block 2 -- Session A -- 10:03-10:41
      • Lunch -- 10:41-11:21
      • Block 2 -- Session B 11:24-12:47
      • RISE Academy -- 12:50-2:35
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  • View LAEA Calendar for additional upcoming events.

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  • OUR VISION   To provide a safe, nurturing environment where students can succeed as they prepare for college, career, and life.

    OUR MISSION  To prepare every student for success, we provide quality learning through personalization.

    GENERAL INFORMATION  Starting in 2001, as Suns-Diamondbacks Education Academy (changed to Linda Abril Educational Academy in 2016), this alternative program is designed to help students complete their high school education in a small learning environment with specialized classes and schedules. Graduation ceremonies are held twice a year in December and May. Graduates are recognized at the end of every term during an awards ceremony.

    LAEA is intended for juniors and seniors who have fallen behind in their credits and will benefit from the small school environment. Students are selected for admission based on transcript, discipline, and an interview process. Students are admitted at the start of each 6-week term throughout the school year.

    The daily class schedule consists of two 145 minute classes. Regular classes are offered in Math, English, Social Studies, Business and Technology, Science, Health, as well as a limited selection of electives. Minimum assistance and resources are offered to our special education students.

    LAEA is located in a new, state-of-the-art facility on 19th Avenue and Thomas Road, and accommodates up to 400 students.

District News

  • School Bus Drivers Wanted!

    School Bus Drivers Wanted! Call 602.764.1430 or visit phoenixunion.org/jobs

    Join the team bus drivers at Phoenix Union! We offer competitive wages up to $15.75 depending on experience plus a signing bonus! We also offer full benefits, personal leave time, paid holidays and more! For more info go to www.phoenixunion.org/jobs or call 602.764.1430.


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  • OPEN ENROLLMENT is Available! Our high schools have it all – more classes, more specialized programs, more support and more opportunities than any other school district.  Make new friends and hang with your old friends; create memories; EXPAND your horizons; EXPLORE your future; EXPRESS yourself and EXCEED your expectations.  This is an exciting time for you.  Our job is to prepare every student for success in college, career and life.  Your job is to take advantage of all Phoenix Union has to offer.  ENROLL with us and you’ll have the EXPERIENCE of a Lifetime.To apply online or download the form, please visit www.PhoenixUnion.org/Enroll. Apply Today!
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  • 3000 N. 19th Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85015
    Phone: (602) 764-0050
    Fax: (602) 744-1221 
    LAEA Logo w/ map
    (click map for directions)
    Principal: Mr. Eric Kemp   
    Mascot: The Phoenix
    Colors: Fire Red & Yellow
    Year School Opened: 2001
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  • Academic Success Starts with Regular Attendance

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  • Drivers Please Be Alert For Pedestrians In Crosswalk

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  • Student Opportunities

    Click here to view student opportunities!  Valuable information for Colleges, Universities, and Jobs.

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  • Make a Donation!

    Donate to Phoenix Union Foundation for Education, Black Alliance and more... Indicate in the comment box the organization you will fund.  Thank you for your support.

    Click here for more information.

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  • WEBSITE ACCESSIBILITY: The Phoenix Union High School District is committed to ensuring accessibility of its website for students, parents, and members of the community with disabilities. We strive to ensure our websites conform to the W3C/WAl’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, Level AA Conformance.

    To request assistance or report a problem related to website accessibility, please contact ryon@phoenixunion.org or 602-764-1528. If applicable, please include the web address or URL and the specific problems you have encountered.