FAQs

Is Noah Webster a charter school?

Yes, Noah Webster Schools is a charter school with two campuses in Arizona. Our charter was granted on January 19, 1997.

Does Noah Webster charge tuition?

No, our school does not charge tuition. Noah Webster Schools is a public school that offers private school, quality education.

How long is Noah Webster’s waiting list?

The waiting list varies by grade levels. Our kindergarten fills quickly, therefore, it is a good idea to register early. Our current waiting list contains approximately 300 students.

What is the ratio of students to teachers?

Approximately 30 to 1.

Does Noah Webster have assistants?

Kindergarten and each grade level have teaching assistants. In addition, our school offers tutoring through Title One. For more information on Title One, please visit our Forms & Resources page.

How does level of ability placement work?

Noah Webster Schools employs various criteria to determine student placement, including age, test scores, and teacher input. Level of ability placement allows students to move much faster, often advancing two years or more in one school year.

What is “mastery based learning”?

Noah Webster Schools wants every student to succeed. Our teachers are committed to working with each student to have him or her reach mastery level in all subject areas.

Does Noah Webster have a dress code?

High standards of modest dress will be maintained through effective discipline and teaching responsibility. For full details, view our school handbook on the Forms & Resources page.

Does Noah Webster offer after school programs?

Yes. All after school programs start at 3 p.m. and end at 4 p.m. Fees are charged for these programs. Browse through the Mesa After School Activities page or the Pima After School Activities page to learn more about the specific programs available right now!

Does Noah Webster have a hot lunch program?

Yes. A catering company is used to provide fresh lunches daily for students.

What are school hours?

School hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mondays through Fridays.


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Testimonials

My son attends Noah Webster and loves school. He's always so excited when he gets home and ready to share what he's learned each day.

–Sara M.

On the first day of school, while I was walking down the hall, I was kind of nervous because it was a new school. But when I walked in the classroom, I recognized some people I already knew, and that made me feel a bit better. I have learned so many things this year, such as integers, Ancient Greece, and oxymorons. I have also learned things that will help me be a better person. I learned that respect is one of the most important qualities to have in life. My teacher is wonderful. She has empathy (most of the time) for us. She knows what it’s like to be in different kinds of situations, she knows how to cheer someone up, or make them feel regretful (when we misbehave). She understands our problems and gives us advice on how to solve them, whether it’s from personal problems to math or reading problems. We went on a lot of field trips this year. My favorite one was the Water Day field trip at the Mesa Campus! We got to go on different water slides. I had so much fun sliding down the 40 foot tall Rhino slide and high-fiving everyone when I reached the bottom! Everyday has been a different day, which I enjoy. I will always remember my experience in 6th grade here at Noah Webster Schools.

–Annika T.