Marc T. Atkinson

Marc T. Atkinson


Marc T. Atkinson had an amazing Career Day today! Former NFL Player Cameron Colvin visited classes today and our scholars enjoyed every minute of it! Calvin also gave our scholars a signed copy of his book "Never Stop".
We are proud to announce Maryvale Basketball’s 5th Annual Basketball Clinic. Starting April 20th through May 12th, Mondays-Thursdays 4-6pm in the Maryvale East Gym. Open to BOYS & GIRLS, 6-8th grade. Waiver forms are required and will be available on site. Glenn L. Downs School Social Sciences Academy Desert Sands Middle School Charles W Harris Cartwright School District #83 Estrella Middle School Marc T. Atkinson Raul H. Castro Academy of Fine Arts Frank Borman School
Just a reminder of the vaccination event this weekend Marc T. Atkinson Childhood immunizations Preschool through grade 12 will be available along with COVID-19 vaccines. Walk-ins are welcome no registration required.
Another reminder of the vaccination event today at Marc T. Atkinson it starts at 9:00 am in the Gymnasium!
Here is a reminder of the COVID-19 vaccination events happening at Marc T. Atkinson today and tomorrow from 1:00pm-7:00pm tonight and tomorrow from 9:00am-3:00pm in the gymnasium.
Welcome to our new ⁦Marc T. Atkinson & Bret Tarver Elementary School scholars from Tanzania, they are so excited to start school.
Attention Current and Future Blue Knights:
Come Check Out, Atkinson's Back to School Event (Registration, Student Schedules, Elective Classes., Sports, Immunizations, and much more)
When: Tuesday July 13th and Wednesday July 14th, 12pm-7pm
Can't wait to see you and your family!!!!
Check out our scholars from Marc T. Atkinson showing off some of their athletic ability! Flag football looked like a lot of fun in PE today.
Our drive-thru promotion ceremonies at Cartwright Elementary School, Glenn L. Downs School, Estrella Middle School, Marc T. Atkinson, Desert Sands Middle School, Raul H. Castro Academy of Fine Arts, Frank Borman School, and Charles W. Harris School were awesome! Congrats 8th graders! Enjoy your summer and we wish you the best in high school!!!
Congratulations 8th Grade Blue Knight Scholars!!!
We will miss you, but know you will do GREAT things!!
Good Luck High School Freshman!
Please register your scholar today for Marc T. Atkinson Summer School. It is open to 6th & 7th graders. We need all registrations in today in order to allow for transportation to get done on time for our start on June 1st. Please call the office (623-691-1700) and get your scholar registered TODAY!!

IB Gifted Magnet Middle School

Operating as usual

Photos from Marc T. Atkinson's post 08/04/2023

We had a wonderful time meeting and greeting all of our new students and those returning to us this year is going to be a world where dreams come true. . οΏΌ. οΏΌ

Photos from Marc T. Atkinson's post 08/03/2023
Photos from Marc T. Atkinson's post 08/03/2023

Don't forget: Meet the Teacher

Photos from Marc T. Atkinson's post 06/07/2023

Summer School is in full swing this week! Our students are increasing reading and math skills while enjoying music and art time along with opportunities to connect learning in new ways.

Photos from Marc T. Atkinson's post 05/25/2023

Congratulations to the 2023 graduating class! We are so proud of your accomplishments! Remember to Dream, Believe and Achieve!!!

Photos from Marc T. Atkinson's post 05/12/2023

Field Day 2023 was another one for the books. Our students worked diligently throughout the year and during state testing. Today we celebrated them being ALl IN. Thank you to staff and parents for all you did to make this happen.

Photos from Marc T. Atkinson's post 05/05/2023

Congratulations to the 6th-8th grade Tarver-Atkinson Boys Baseball Team! Undefeated District Champions and State Champions in their division!!!


Our Knights of the Month are wonderful leaders who are preparing to shape the future!


Our talented artists are doing extraordinary things with art! So proud of their accomplishments.

Photos from Marc T. Atkinson's post 03/10/2023

Celebrating our Blue Knight Scholars! Golden Knight, Silver Knight, Code Award and Math Achievement.

Photos from Marc T. Atkinson's post 12/09/2022

Winter Fest was fun!!! Go Blue Knights

Photos from Marc T. Atkinson's post 12/07/2022

So proud of our Boys and Girls Basketball teams and cheer squad. They played hard, persevered and endured to the end!

Photos from Marc T. Atkinson's post 11/09/2022

Our gifted scholars got the opportunity to go behind the scenes and see what it's like to prepare food for our schools through Roving Chef! Thank you SFE for this opportunity.


Hope everyone had a fabulous Fall Break. Can't wait to see you all tomorrow morning. Remember students cannot arrive before 8:15 am unless signed up for before school care. See you soon!

Photos from Marc T. Atkinson's post 09/30/2022

Check out our October events.

Photos from Marc T. Atkinson's post 09/16/2022

Creating cultural awareness and celebrating diversity begins right here. Honoring Mexico Independence Day and sharing traditions makes us stronger, brighter, and kinder.

Photos from Cartwright School District #83's post 09/16/2022

Congratulations to our August Knights of the Month! Leadership, Respect, Responsible and Safe-these future leaders have what it takes!


Preparing for college and beyond requires critical thinking skills. Our scholars are learning how to read closely and take notes for future success.

Photos from Marc T. Atkinson's post 08/27/2022

Atkinson scholars are exploring the gifts and talents through collaboration and inquiry.

Photos from Marc T. Atkinson's post 05/20/2022

Today we say farewell to our 8th Grade class of 2022! A job well done. We wish you the best in your future endevours!

Photos from Marc T. Atkinson's post 05/13/2022

An emotional day with Calvin Terrell! 8th graders experienced a host of emotions as he talked through events in history. Thank you Mr. Terrell for your positive and effective influence on our campus!

Photos from Marc T. Atkinson's post 05/13/2022

MARYVALE ROTC Marc T. Atkinson Middle School

Photos from Marc T. Atkinson's post 05/13/2022

PBIS REWARDS DAY: Students earned and enjoyed a blissful time of fun, games music and treats.

Photos from Marc T. Atkinson's post 11/12/2021

Happy Veterans Day. Thank you for serving our country. Atkinson would like to honor our current Veterans. The students had an amazing time creating interviews and interacting with our Veterans. Stay tuned next week for the full interviews.

Thank you Mr. Mixey, Mr Patterson, Mr. Arnone and Mr. Millikan. Our honorable Veterans. Thank you for your service!

Photos from Marc T. Atkinson's post 11/01/2021

It’s a new month and we have new CHAMPIONSπŸ†CONGRATULATIONS ATKINSON Boys Soccer Team for finishing the season UNDEFEATED! We are proud of you!

Photos from Marc T. Atkinson's post 10/28/2021

What an amazing Spirit Week! Thank you ATK staff and students for tremendous participation. We are definitely too old for drugs…….check out the door decorations by the students and staff.

Photos from Marc T. Atkinson's post 10/27/2021

RED-Y to say no to drugs? We are. Blue Knights are drug free on Red Wednesday. -Y


RED-Y to say NO to drugs? ATK Blue Knights are.

Photos from Marc T. Atkinson's post 10/25/2021

SPIRIT WEEK! It’s Monday and we are β€œTOO BRIGHT FOR DRUGS”
Our amazing students and staff are on a roll!

Photos from Marc T. Atkinson's post 07/13/2021

Head over to our back to school event today and tomorrow! You can enroll your scholar, meet some teachers and other community members, and your scholars can even choose their two electives!


Attention Blue Knight and Cartwright School District Families:
There is a free immunization opportunity for your family. There will be the COVID-19 & childhood immunizations for free & without having to register. It's just a walk-in set-up at Marc T. Atkinson IB & Gifted Academy Middle School on May 14, 2021. On top of that, Dress for Success will be providing FREE Lyft passes for those wanting a ride to and from the event. Please call Jackie at 602-899-4819 and use the phrase "One Team, Una Familia" to get your Lyft pass. *Lyft will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.


Happy Teacher Appreciation Week to our AWESOME Blue Knight Teachers. You are the BEST! Thanks for all you do!!!

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4315 N Maryvale Parkway
Phoenix, AZ

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 4pm
Tuesday 8am - 4pm
Wednesday 8am - 4pm
Thursday 8am - 4pm
Friday 8am - 4pm
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