Practice Makes Perfect Peter Hoyle Peter Hoyle attended Sedona Charter School from Kindergarten through 8th grade, with a year off when he lived in California. Now a senior at Sedona Red Rock High School (SRRHS), Peter took the most challenging classes he could and found that he particularly enjoys the physical sciences. He ran cross-country […]
Put Your Tax Dollars To Work For Education
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If you are an Arizona taxpayer, you can put your dollars to work in Sedona schools. Arizona offers a dollar-for-dollar tax credit (Public School Activity Fee) up to $200 for individuals income tax filers, $400 for married couples filing a joint return and $200 for couples filing separate returns. This means your state income tax liability will reduce by the full amount of your contribution–up to zero. (If you have extra credit left over, you can carry it forward for up to five years.) This is a full refund, not a deduction. In addition you may also deduct the contribution on Schedule A of your federal income tax. You don’t have to have a child in Sedona schools to take advantage of this program.
Sedona Charter School is tuition-free public school that offers Montessori-based curriculum for grades kindergarten to eight. It is not affiliated with the Sedona-Oak Creek School District, and does not recieve any funds from property taxes. Programs funded through the Kids Tax Credit program are our main source of funding for enriching extracurricular activities such as field trips, music, arts, sport, and character education programs, and after-school clubs. We could not offer these important activities and programs without your help!
To pay online, click here.
Or, mail us a check and write “Kids Tax Credit” on the memo line.
Please mail to:
Sedona Charter School
165 Kachina Dr.
Sedona, AZ 86336
Documentary Film Making Alexandra Blaney Alexandra Blaney recalls her time at Sedona Charter School as creative and intellectually stimulating—which may have been a factor in her career choice: documentary film-making. Alex was in third grade when Sedona Charter School opened in 1995, and she attended our school for five years. “The teachers really emphasized creativity […]
Adventure Education Ted Davis Ted Davis was one of the first two students to attend Sedona Montessori/Sedona Charter School from preschool through 8th grade, finishing in 2003. These were the years we nicknamed SCS “school on the move.” Without a permanent home, Ted’s classroom was at different times at the Sedona Public Library, at Red […]
Toward a Healthier World Hanna Blaney Hanna Blaney is one of our “original” kids—her parents Jim and Martha Blaney were members of the Design Team that conceived of the school and wrote our charter back in 1994. Jim was one of our first Governing Council presidents. Hanna attended Sedona Montessori School from the time she […]
A Model of our Vision Keely Badger This month we caught up with one of our alumni who attended Sedona Charter School in its early years, before it even found a home on Kachina Drive. Keely Badger was a student in our Lower Elementary classroom with Bob Wentsch as Principal Educator, and after attending another […]
From Roadrunner to Sun Devil, with Honors Lucy Shanks Lucy Shanks attended Sedona Charter School for 7th and 8th Grade, and graduated from Red Rock High School in the top ten percent of her class. During high school, Lucy also made Principal’s Honor Roll and earned a 4.0 GPA, and held a position as student […]
Incorporating Academia and the Great Outdoors Taylor Webber Living in Sedona offers endless opportunities to incorporate the beautiful landscape in our everyday lives, may it be for work or school. Staff and students, such as Jon Anderson and Taylor Webber, took advantage of Sedona’s outdoor potential and incorporated it into their schooling experiences: “Mr. Anderson […]
Setting the Fundamentals for Success Danielle Kovac Sedona Charter School alumna, Danielle Kovac, learned to love the challenge of math at SCS— a fascination she has built upon throughout her academic career. After graduation from SCS Danielle attended high school at Verde Valley School, a college preparatory campus with an International Baccalaureate program. Danielle is […]
From Ultimate Frisbee to a PhD in Biology Dylan George-Sills Dylan George-Sills attended Sedona Charter School from 6th-8th grades and went on to graduate as the valedictorian of Sedona Red Rock High School in 2011. One of Dylan’s favorite learning experiences were the SCS science fairs. “We were tasked with developing a testable hypothesis and […]
Serving Country Cassandra M. Kovac Cassandra M. Kovac is currently an Ensign (O-1) in the Navy serving our country as a Supply Corps Officer. She attended Sedona Charter School from first through 8th grade and went on to graduate from Verde Valley High School in 2010. “One of the many things I loved about SCS […]