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    The 2013-2014 school year is going to be a great year and we are committed to providing our students with the BEST education on the planet. The mission of Explorer Middle School is to Engage, Empower, Explore, and Experience.

   The ADE publicly released the new A-F Accountability letter grades. Congratulations to Explorer students and staff for earning an “A” letter grade! Details about our letter grade evaluation can be found in the Explorer AYP/AZ Learns Evaluation. For an explanation of the A-F School Accountability Letter Grade System, please see the A-F School Accountability attachment.


Welcome Students and Parents of Explorer Middle School!

22401 N. 40th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85050   

Telephone numbers:     (602) 449-4201 Attendance      (602) 449-4200 Office      (602) 449-4203 Nurse

Office Hours:  8:00 am - 4:30 pm      School Hours:  9:00 am - 3:40 pm     Early Release Hours:   9:00 am - 1:00 pm

We are looking forward to the 2014-15 school year!  

All students attending Explorer in the fall are required to attend Walk-Thru registration on August 7 (last name A-L) and August 8 (last name M-Z) from 7:30 AM-11:30AM in Explorer's cafeteria.  

Parents and students should be able to complete the walk-thru in approximately one hour. Students will pick up their schedules, take yearbook pictures, get their school ID, and receive other important information.  Students will also be permitted to walk around campus and locate their classes.