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Join the Crane Family!

Crane Schools have a rich history in Yuma. We have been meeting the needs and growing with our community for over a century. Crane has 8 elementary schools, 2 middle schools and a STEM charter school. Our schools offer a wide variety of programs, curriculum and technology to meet the needs of our diverse community.

Flag Football Champions - HL Suverkrup

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Go Bull Dogs!!!!

Arizona 2014 ELL Teacher of the YEAR!!!!

Raquel Tapia at Mesquite Elementary School

Click to read the article in the Yuma Sun

Click here to read the article from the Arizona Department of Education

Click here to watch the video

Honors and Awards

Congratulations to Ms. Vicki Peterson of Rancho Viejo Elementary. Ms. Peterson is one of 36 teachers across the country to receive a Raytheon – Engineering is Elementary® Teacher Scholarship for 2014-2015

Way to go Mesquite Elementary teacher Raquel Tapia for being named the 2014 ELL Teacher of the Year, by the Arizona Department of Education.

Thank you Apple ConnectED for investing in the future of Crane Kids! We are very excited to be a part of what you are doing across the country to raise the bar in high needs schools.

Congratulations to Crane Middle School's Girls Softball Teams for bring home the trophies.

A big shout out to the community for supporting Crane Schools and passing the bond.

Great job Mrs. Colton at Valley Horizon for organizing the First Lego League scrimmage event. We are eager to see what the competition has in store for us this year.

Principal Schoenborn of H.L. Suverkrup, GETS IT!!

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Students enjoyed seeing their Principal with pie on her face, Thursday afternoon. Students raised $750.00 for the schools PTO membership drive.

July 2014

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Congratulations Ms. Peterson -

               Engineering is Elementary Scholarship Recipient

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Engineering is Elementary

Vicki Peterson (left) shows a group of fourth grade students at Rancho Viejo Elementary School a worm farm that is being used with the "Veggie U" program at the school. Peterson was recently named a 2015 Raytheon-Engineering is Elementary Teacher Scholarship recipient.

ADE makes surprise visit to Mesquite Elementary


Arizona ELL Student Success Story

Ashley Valenzuela, Crane Middle

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Ashley Valenzuela, a current Crane Middle School GAP student and former Valley Horizon student, has been selected by the Arizona Department of Education as an ELL Student Success Story for the 2014 Office of English Acquisition Services (OELAS) Conference. 

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Crane Schools and Clean Energy

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our participation in the project.


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