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Welcome to Great Hearts Anthem, Serving Grades K-12

Dear Prospective Families and Esteemed Anthem Community Members, 

Welcome to Great Hearts Anthem, a cornerstone of educational distinction nestled in the serene and vibrant community of Anthem, Arizona. As an integral part of the prestigious Great Hearts Academies network, our school is more than just an educational institution; it is a nurturing ground for young minds, a place where the timeless values of classical education meet the dynamic needs of the modern world. Our tuition-free, public charter school offers an unparalleled preparatory school experience for grades K-12, setting a new benchmark for academic and personal excellence. 

In the heart of the Phoenix metropolitan area, Great Hearts Anthem stands as a beacon of learning, offering a rigorous yet enriching classical education that spans the critical stages of childhood and adolescence – from the formative years of elementary school to the transformative period of middle school, and culminating in the intellectually challenging environment of high school. Our approach is not merely about imparting knowledge; it is about weaving a tapestry of understanding, character, and virtue. 

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Begin your journey into the heart of classical education with just a click. Watch a virtual tour of Anthem where we foster virtuous scholars and deep thinkers. Witness firsthand how our teachers inspire a passion for lifelong learning, logic, and moral integrity. This isn't merely a tour of our school; it's a gateway to becoming part of a community dedicated to academic excellence and living the values of Truth, Goodness, and Beauty. Discover the unique spirit of Great Hearts—where every lesson shapes well-rounded, virtuous citizens.

Our curriculum, rooted in the rich tradition of Western Civilization, goes beyond the conventional boundaries of education. We delve into the realms of literature, mathematics, sciences, fine arts, and the humanities, aiming to instill in our students an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and an enduring appreciation for Truth, Goodness, and Beauty – the triad principles of our Latin motto: Verum, Bonum, Pulchrum. In doing so, we equip our students not only with the tools to succeed academically but also with the wisdom to lead lives of purpose and integrity. 

At Great Hearts Anthem, we believe in the transformative power of a classical education. This belief is mirrored in our teaching methods, which blend time-honored educational practices with innovative techniques. Our classrooms are vibrant ecosystems of thought and discussion, where each student’s voice is valued, and critical thinking is fostered. We pride ourselves on creating an environment where students are not only taught but are also heard, respected, and encouraged to express their individuality. 

Our commitment to providing a tuition-free kindergarten through 12th grade education ensures that the doors of opportunity are open to all families in Anthem and the greater Phoenix area. We understand the importance of inclusivity in education and strive to create a diverse and welcoming community where every student has the chance to excel. In this inclusive atmosphere, our students learn to respect and value different perspectives, preparing them to become global citizens in an increasingly interconnected world. 

The location of our school in Anthem, Arizona, adds a unique dimension to our educational offering. Surrounded by the natural beauty and cultural richness of the region, our students enjoy a learning experience that extends beyond the classroom walls. Field trips, community engagement projects, and extracurricular activities are integral parts of our curriculum, providing students with practical, real-world experiences that complement their academic learning. 

We also place a strong emphasis on the development of moral character and ethical judgment. Through our focus on the virtues of courage, temperance, justice, and wisdom, we guide our students to become not just scholars but also compassionate and responsible individuals. Our aim is to nurture not only the intellect but also the heart and soul of every student. 

As you consider Great Hearts Anthem for your child’s education, we invite you to explore the depth and breadth of our classical curriculum, witness the vibrant life of our school community, and envision the profound impact a Great Hearts education can have on your child’s future. Our dedicated faculty and staff are eager to welcome you, answer your questions, and show you firsthand the unique advantages of a Great Hearts education. 

Great Hearts Anthem is more than just a school; it is a community dedicated to fostering academic excellence, moral virtue, and a lifelong passion for learning. We welcome you to join us on this remarkable educational journey, a journey that promises to shape the minds and hearts of the next generation of leaders, thinkers, and citizens. 

Thank you for considering Great Hearts Anthem. We look forward to the possibility of welcoming you and your family into our community. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to email our office manager at

Warm Regards, 

Zackary Withers


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