Carmichael Elementary School

Carmichael Elementary School (HM1K5S)

Location: Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 Cochise County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 33.771', W 110° 17.972'

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Constructed in 1956, the William Carmichael Elementary School was the first school to be built in the new Sierra Vista School District. The school first opened its doors on September 5, 1956, with 16 classrooms for 500 children in grades Kindergarten through eight. Almost immediately, the Kindergarten was overflowing and some classes had to be moved to private residences across the street on School Drive. The ribbon to signify the opening of the school was cut by Margaret Carmichael in a ceremony attended by many prominent citizens of Sierra Vista. While Margaret Carmichael donated the land for the school, it was dedicated to the memory of her late husband, William. The original buildings remain on Carmichael Avenue, but many upgrades have occurred over the years, including new classrooms, a gymnasium, and expanded playgrounds.
Over the years, Carmichael Elementary School has been recognized for its excellent educational programs and staff. The school has garnered many prestigious awards, including the honor of Arizona's Distinguished Title I School.
Sponsored by: Carmichael P.T.S.O.
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HM NumberHM1K5S
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Placed BySierra Vista Historical Society
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Date Added Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12R E 566475 N 3492195
Decimal Degrees31.56285000, -110.29953333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 33.771', W 110° 17.972'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 33' 46.26" N, 110° 17' 58.32" W
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Area Code(s)520
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 701 N Carmichael Ave, Sierra Vista AZ 85635, US
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