Meet The Principal: Mat Reese
Mathew Reese is the Principal of Leading Edge Academy Maricopa. He has been a Teacher, Coach, Athletic Director, Assistant Principal, and Principal over the past 40 years. He has turned several schools around using the best in technology, curriculum, intervention, and best practices. He expects teachers and students to perform at high levels and visits the classrooms daily. Through his experience and high expectations he has developed highly achieving schools.
Welcome to the start of another academic school year. I am honored to serve you as principal of Leading Edge Academy at Maricopa. We are a public charter school which means we are privately owned and publicly funded. Leading Edge has an excellent elementary curriculum taught by a talented elementary teaching staff.
We are proud to proclaim that Leading Edge Academy is the number one ranked academic elementary school in Maricopa and Pinal County with an “A” rating.
We are a character counts school and live by the Six Pillars of Character – Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring and Citizenship.
As your principal, I want you to know I’m committed to your child’s success and will do everything in my power to help each student develop an enthusiasm for learning, a respect for self and others, and the skills to become successful in any and all endeavors.
I have an open door policy and welcome parents to come and visit with me at any time. Please don’t hesitate to come in and say hello!