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Intermediate School

Our School

At Ganado Intermediate School, we have goals and programs that we feel benefit the development of the whole child. We are guided by these six principles:

  • Quality and effective leadership
  • A safe and positive learning environment
  • Superior curriculum, instruction, and assessment
  • Excelling student performance
  • Professional growth for our school community
  • A strong school, parent, and community partnership

Foundations of Learning

In addition to our guiding principles, the Ganado Unified School District embraces a systematic improvement model called the “Ganado Foundations of Learning” wherein the Diné philosophy of lifelong learning is combined within a framework that seeks to advance student learning. Our model provides clear guidance for developing and sustaining improvement throughout our schools. These foundations are as follows:

  • Critical thinking
  • Career
  • Self and social awareness
  • Respect and reverence

Students will learn to combine these foundations through our commitment to teach effective communication with a proficient use of reading, writing, speaking, and listening.