About Our
PTO

KGA PTO is proud to serve the school community of Knox Gifted Academy in the Chandler Unified School District. We are dedicated to helping foster a positive environment and community that best supports our students, parents, teachers and administrators. Our team works closely with faculty to promote the finest possible education for KGA students.

Fundraising by the PTO is essential and allows us to provide supplies, equipment and programs to KGA students that would otherwise fall outside of the district school budget. These types of items include computers, classroom materials, furniture, shade structures, playground equipment and any other needs that may arise throughout the year. PTO funds also support all PTO Family Events, Teacher Appreciation week, and much more.

Parent support is crucial, we can’t do it without your help!

What the PTO DOES

  • Support the educational programs and extracurricular activities of the school
  • Encourage parents’ involvement in their individual children’s lives, education, class, and school
  • Provide feedback and suggestions for school programs
  • Coordinate programs and projects that will support or enrich the curriculum
  • Encourage/fund the increased exposure of students to technology
  • Provide feedback/assist with increased awareness of school safety and security issues
  • Organize fundraising efforts to support some additional programs, equipment, and services not covered in the school budget
  • Support the educational goals of the school and assist with attaining those goals through parent and community volunteerism
  • Recruit volunteers and coordinate volunteer efforts to staff PTO functions and assist with school programs
  • Stay aware of legislation and political issues that may impact education and schools

What the PTO DOESN’T DO

  • Run the school
  • Force parents to participate in PTO and/or school activities
  • Set policy regarding school programs
  • Define the school’s curriculum
  • Dictate the technology platforms and/or software used by the school
  • Define or interfere with the school’s security program and policies
  • Control the school’s budget
  • Set the educational goals, testing requirements, or compliance factors
  • Have jurisdiction or authority over school staff, teachers, and other employees
  • Endorse a particular political candidate or commercial concern
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