Rare Find In Chandler Arizona: 2686 N. El Dorado Drive

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Worth A Look!
Charming, comfortable and bright best describe this Patio style town home.  This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom 1,203 sq.-ft. patio home is located in a quiet Chandler neighborhood near Elliot Rd. and Dobson Rd. Inviting front courtyard with designer gate, side and back yard. Cozy fireplace in the spacious Great room with high vaulted ceiling and beautiful picture windows.   Eat-in kitchen has nice cabinets and counter tops and there is a formal dinning room!   The 2 bedrooms are split with well maintained neutral carpet.  Garage has cabinets for additional storage and the Master bedroom has a wonderful view of the landscaped backyard.  You can walk to the sparkling pool, refreshing spa or tennis courts. Close to the 101 loop, shopping and dinning.  Located with-in the Pomeroy Elementary School boundaries in Chandler, this school is part of the Mesa Unified School District.  This home is listed for $159,900 as a short-sale and is located at 2686 N. El Dorado Drive in Chandler and can be found at MLS#5168988.


Pomeroy Elementary School is home to 513 Pk through 6th grade students and is located at 1507 West Shawnee Drive in Chandler Arizona.  This school is ranked #19 of the 53 ranked elementary school with in the Mesa Unified School District.  Pomeroy Elementary scores a 7 out of 10 at GreatSchools  and ranks a 3 out of 5 stars at Schooldigger.  This school enjoys a strong and positive 4 star community rating with online reviews like this one "My son has been attending the Montessori Program previously at the Sunridge Learning Center, and now on the Pomeroy Campus, for two years. His teachers were wonderful, caring and catered beautifully to his passion for writing and the arts, while also being very encouraging with his mathematics that he isn't quite so passionate about. We love the unique blend of students in his class, both the multicultural diversity and multi-age classrooms that promote student mentor-ship, socio-emotional growth, and a broader world perspective. I also appreciate the level of parent involvement seen in this program, as well as the principal's efforts in bringing" two schools" together into one building. —Submitted by a parent"  The Arizona Department of Education gives letter grades to all schools based on an achievement formula calculated through annual testing.  Schools are graded by the number of students who pass and the amount of educational progress made during the year.  Pomeroy  Elementary School has been issued an "A" letter grade!  The Mission State for this school says "At Pomeroy, students are given the opportunity to learn to their full potential in a traditional, supportive environment. We promote the cooperative efforts of our parents, teachers and students toward this goal. We commit ourselves to educational excellence by building an environment for learning which heightens responsibility, enhances self-esteem and prepares students to be productive members of a rapidly changing world and global society."  Get Free School Reports and Information Here!


Great Before and After School Program!
Pomeroy Elementary School students have access to the online Mesa Library Resource Center.  A program where students can directly connect with specialized educational apps., books, video podcast, tutorials and learning websites on a variety of subjects like grammar, math, language arts, reading, spelling and typing. Before and after school care is provided by Kids Corner through Mesa Community Education.  This district-based childcare program is located right on your child's school campus making the transition easy and stress free for your child.  Kids Corner focuses on daily, age appropriate activities and themes including homework support, sports, science, arts, crafts, snack time, cooking and team projects.  Care is available for KG through sixth-grade with options for full or part-time use and is licensed by the Arizona Department of Health Services.


Special Enrichment Classes
Pomeroy Elementary has a very popular Elements Keyboarding class with an excellent online music resource program.  This music program consists of 5 progressive six week levels of instruction with classes held once per week for an hour.  At the end of the 30 week program private musical instruction is offered for kids who want to continue their musical talents.  There is a teacher/student ratio of 1 to 9 and each teacher is fully instructed in the Elements Music Method with musical backgrounds and some also have a musical education from accredited institutions.  Students also have unlimited access to a Online Keyboard Lab where students can download music, watch video performances of their selected songs, or even redeem reward certificates for cool prizes!

Classes are also offered in dance, yoga and fitness by a company called INMOTION ARIZONA.  Specializing in programs that foster healthy life-style, self-confidence and positive thinking all accomplished in a fun, fun, fun environment.  They teach children to love movement and build life long habits of fitness and good body image.  Classes include high energy Hip Hop, Ballet, Yoga and Cheer leading.

The Chess Emporium is also offered at Pomeroy Elementary and has been shown to help students increase their math, verbal skills and their creative and critical thinking abilities. Chess also helps students develop self-discipline, concentration, critical insights, analysis, and writing skills.  This program is extensive with School Team Tournaments, Camps, Supergroups, and Premium Classes.


Britannica SmartMath
Students at Pomeroy Elementary have access to Britannica SmartMath, an online researched based curriculum that engages children in solving real-world problems using models and multiple strategies.  SmartMath is aligned with Common Core and is standards based compliant.  Making change, baking brownies, or calculating odds are taught skills that help prepare each student with critical thinking knowledge required for Algebra.




Report Card Rewards!
Did you know that many companies hand out free rewards for students with good grades?  Let your kids get the community “high-fives” and a freebie for all their great focus and hard work at school.  Before you visit any of the businesses listed below, give the store manager a call and verify that are participating in the good report card rewards program. 


·         Applebee’s – The A is for Apple Program gives kids a certificate for a free kid’s meal.

·         Baskin Robbins – Earn a free scoop of ice cream!  Just bring in your report card showing good grades to get your freebie scoop.

·         Chick-fil-A – A report card with A’s and B’s earns either a free 8-pack of chicken nuggets or a free ice cream cone.  Chick-fil-A also offers a program for schools and kids can earn a free kid’s meal for good grades, perfect attendance or other student achievements.  Your child’s school will need to contact the restaurant to get started. 

·         Chuck E. Cheese – Kids earn game tokens for their grades.  There is a 15 token limit allowed per child and a food purchase is required.

·         Cold Stone Creamery – Kids can earn free ice cream for good grades.  Students must earn a straight A report card.  Kindergarten students up to 5th graders can participate.

·         Justice Stores – This Tween girl retail store will give you $5 off your purchase.  Bring in a good report card that’s been issued within the past 30 days.

·         Krispy Kreme – Get a free doughnut for an A when you visit a Krispy Kreme shop.  The limit of doughnuts handed out for A’s depends on the store, but can be as high as 6 per report card.

·         McDonald’s – Straight A report cards for kindergarten through 5th grade students can earn a free Happy Meal when they bring in their report card.  Older grades 6th through 12th get a free Value Meal.

·         Pizza Hut – If you have 3 A’s on your report Card, you get a free Personal Pan Pizza and a small soda or milk.  This dine-in offer is good for elementary and middle school students only.

·         Wendy’s – Report cards with A’s and B’s earns a delicious treat.  Show the cashier your report card before ordering.


Resources For Parents!
If you are new to the state or just the area, below is a list of extremely helpful resources for parents in Chandler Arizona.

  1. The Arizona Parent Teacher Association provides parents and families with a powerful voice to represent each and every child with tools to help families help their child  become a successful student.  http://www.azpta.org/
  2. The No Child Left Behind Guide provides information and resources for parents on this program. http://www.ed.gov/parents/academic/involve/nclbguide/parentsguide.html

  3. Here is a site sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education that provides useful homework tips which include setting up a schedule, interacting with your child's teachers,  providing guidance, and monitoring your child's progress.

  4. Motivational strategies, Parenting tips, and a large number of additional Web sites to help your elementary-aged child in all content areas.  http://www.internet4classrooms.com/parents.htm
  5. An excellent resource for parents involving health and safety issue for Maricopa County residents. http://www.maricopa.gov/Public_Health/
  6. For Dental Health, Immunizations, Vision and Hearing screenings, Nutrition and Special Health Care Needs, visit the Arizona Department of Health Services.  http://www.azdhs.gov/kid_dir.htm

















Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance Programs
Homes for sale near Pomeroy Elementary School offer a wide and diverse selection of homes, many which are perfect for the first time home buyer.  Median household income in 85224 is $63,661 with 850 households earning between $35,000 to $40,000 annually.  22.44% of the people have completed a bachelors degree as their highest education level.  Arizona has first time home buyer down payment and closing cost assistance programs as well as grants.  The "Dream Home Search Team" has partnered with Bill Borkowski of Academy Mortgage.  Find out which mortgage programs you qualify for and how to buy a house with a low down payment.  Find out about VA ZERO Down, Conventional Loan with 5% down and FHA.  Get Free Community and Neighborhood Information on this area here! 


Start a Business, Find a Job!
Mesa's industries of opportunity include Education, Health care, Aerospace, Aviation, Defense,  Tourism and Technology. Building on Mesa’s strengths, quality infrastructure, talented workforce, projected growth and global market trends, the City of Mesa is already realizing significant benefit in each industry space.  Mesa is home to top technology firms such as Apple, Boeing, Bridgestone, FUJIFILM, Mitel, International Rectifier, Ulthera, Guided Therapy Systems, LaunchPoint: Mesa's Technology Accelerator, PCT International, Telonics and the Arizona Center for Algae Technology and Innovation.  According to Forbes 2014, the Phoenix-Mesa metro area is ranked 6th most competitive in the U.S.  We are ranked 9th for fastest growing information sector and 10th for high-tech manufacturing employment according to TechAmerica Cyberstates, 2014.  The Phoenix-Mesa area is ranked 3rd in the nation for producing college graduates in computers, engineering, programming or database administration - Avalanche Consulting, 2011.  With commercial and air cargo service at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, easy interstate freeway access, zoning overlay for a quick development processes Mesa is a great place to start a business or find your dream job!


Eat, Live, Love Mesa!
Arizona's third-largest city, Mesa is an urban oasis surrounded by a pristine desert and home to a variety of experiences.  Luxury resorts, world-class golf courses, vibrant nightlife and award winning restaurants make this an ideal location.  With 330 sunny days per year, Mesa combines the best urban amenities with great outdoor activities and so much fun in the sun! Abounding with natural splendor, vibrant cultures and a rich history, great discoveries are just waiting to happen.   We are also a sports lover's paradise with baseball's Arizona Diamondbacks, NBA Suns, NHL Coyotes and NFL Arizona Cardinals.  We have hiking, biking, fishing, boating, and great places for the kids!


Amazing Opportunities Await!
With about 330 sunny days per year and Arizona's famous outdoor lifestyle, its no wonder people love, love, love to move here!  Job re-locations, retirements, military transfers, first time home buyers like (Jason and Valerie) and any reason home buyers, I would love to help you find your perfect dream property here in the Valley of the Sun!   Want to know my secret?  Experience and passion. I have a passion for helping people and I specialize in seeing possibilities.  I listen until I understand exactly what you want and then I deliver results, period.  Whether negotiating your dream property or a commercial lease for your business, your goals + my results= dreams delivered.   I love helping people search the rainbow and find their pot of gold. I'm the Arizona team that delivers the dream! And if you're looking for a good school check out Pomeroy Elementary School in Mesa.  I would love to give you a tour of this wonderful patio home, if you would like to schedule an appointment, contact me here.   Please enjoy this additional information and thanks for reading this blog!


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