Welcome to GEA!

Welcome to Great Expectations Academy! We are a K-8 Charter School located in Sahuarita, Arizona. GEA opened its doors to students in 1999, and since then we have strived to offer quality education with a strong focus on literacy and the arts. We offer small class sizes for a more learning-friendly atmosphere, and strong parent involvement and support. All of our teachers are Highly Qualified. We are also home to award-winning bands, performing arts and full music program, and special education programs.

    Summary of Proposed Budget for 2017-2018 School Year

    Notice of Meeting to Approve Budget on July 14, 2015


PLEASE NOTE: Effective immediately, the front gate will be locked at 8:00 a.m. daily.

Open Enrollment Applications are now being accepted for the 2017-2018 school year. Application form & more information on the Admissions tab.

2017-2018 Calendar is now available under the "Calendar" tab.


July 21 - Meet & Greet 1pm - 4pm

July 24 - Back To School!

August 4 & 18 - Early Release

School Supply Lists and Student Handbook are available under the Resources tab.