Schools

Note: The Autism Society of Greater Phoenix provides information and support to the autism community. The information comes from multiple sources, and the Autism Society of Greater Phoenix does not independently verify any of it, nor does it necessarily reflect the views and/or opinions of the Autism Society of Greater Phoenix. Nothing on this website should be construed as advice, only general information.
If you know of a school that provides education for children with Autism and is not listed below, please contact us to have the school listed. Thank you for helping us keep our families informed of all the options!

Arizona Centers for Comprehensive Education and Life-Skills (ACCEL) is a private, nonprofit special education program for individuals, ages 5-21.
Location: 10251 N. 35th Ave. Phoenix AZ 85051
Phone: (602) 995-7366
Fax: (602) 995-0867
Web: http://www.accel.org/

The ACES-Main Campus
Grades Served: K-12
Location: 6815 W. Cactus Rd. Peoria, AZ 85381
Phone: (623) 937-5090
Fax: (623) 937-5349
Email: John.Doran@theaces.net
Web: http://www.theaces.net/home.html

The ACES-East Campus
Grades Served: K-12
Location: 1515 S. Indian Bend Rd. Tempe, AZ 85281
Phone: (480) 820-5186
Fax: (480) 820-5187
Email: garen.austin@theaces.net
Web: http://www.theaces.net/home.html

The ACES-West Campus
Grades served: K-12
Location: 1642 S. 107th Ave Avondale, Arizona 85323
Phone: (623) 478-5840
Fax: (623) 478-5841
Email: Anthony.Pozar@theaces.net
Web: http://www.theaces.net/home.html

Arizona Autism Charter School (grades K thru 4th)
Diana Diaz
4433 N. 7th Street
Phoenix, AZ. 85014
602-882-5544
Diana@autismcharter.org
www.autismcharter.org

Arts, Science and Diversity Academy
www.asdacademy.com
academy.asd@gmail.com
Sheri Bowes
602-697-5201

Aurora Day School
In Aurora Day School’s integrated Resiliency based therapeutic environment, students in grades K-12 receive specialized instruction based on their IEP, academic needs and social/emotional goals.
Debbie Shipman
HR/Executive Asst.
http://www.auroradayschool.com/
Ph #623-209-1000
Fax #623-209-1001
Mailing address:
P.O. Box 6408
Peoria, AZ 85385

West School Site in Peoria:
(on the campus of New Life Community Church)
8155 W. Thunderbird Road
Peoria, AZ 85381

Riverside Site in Phoenix:
(On the campus of Riverside Elementary School)
1414 S. 51st Ave
Phoenix AZ 85043

Autism Academy for Education and Development K-12th grade: Private school for children with Autism
Gilbert Location (K-8th)
1540 N. Burk Street
Gilbert, AZ 85234

Tempe Location (5th-12th)
7541 S. Willow
Tempe, AZ 85283
Email: autismacademyed@yahoo.com
Phone: 480-240-9255
Fax: 480-718-8518
Website: www.autismacademyed.com

Banner Children’s Academy
1410 W. 10th Place
Tempe, Az. 85281
480-827-5343
www.bannerchildrens.com/academy

Brightmont Academy
10603 N Hayden Rd Scottsdale
480-948-2800

Children’s Center for Neurodevelopment Studies (CCNS) is a non-profit school and therapy center for children, ages 3-22 (preschool through high school).
Location: 5430 West Glenn Drive Glendale, AZ 85301
Phone: (623) 915-0345
Fax: (623) 937-5425
Email: admin@ccnsaz.org
Web: http://www.thechildrenscenteraz.org/

Chrysalis Academy is a private ABA school for children with autism spectrum disorder and related disabilities
1250 N 77th Street, Scottsdale AZ 85257
phone number is (480) 839-6000
www.chrysalisacademy.org

Gateway Academy is a private preschool – 12th grade day school specializing in students with Asperger’s Syndrome, High Functioning Autism, and PDD-nos.
9659 N. Hayden Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Phone: (480) 998-1071
Fax: (480) 998-1046
Web: http://www.gatewayacademy.us/

Gompers Center
Grades Served: K-12
Location: 6601 N. 27th Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85017
Phone: (602) 336-0061
Fax: (602) 336-0249
Email: tdempster@gomperscenter.org
Web: http://www.gomperscenter.org/programs/education.aspx

The Hi-Star Center for Children is a private special education day school, serving students with severe language/communication, learning and behavioral needs – http://www.histarcenter.com/
Location: 5807 North 43rd Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85019
Phone: (602) 548-3038
Fax: (602) 548-3175
E-mail: information@histarcenter.com
Web: http://www.histarcenter.com/index.php

Lauren’s Institute For Education Academy is a private school for children with special needs
Location: 3341 E. Queen Creek Road, Suite 109, Gilbert, AZ 85297
Phone: (480) 621-8361
Fax: (480) 621-8513
Web: http://laurensinstitute.org/academy/

Lexis Preparatory School is an independent private school ideal for students with mild to moderate learning disabilities, dyslexia, and/or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) serving students K-8.
Location: 16117 North 76th Street Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Phone: (480) 391-3901
Web: http://www.lexisprep.com/

Life Development Institute
18001 N 79th Ave, E-71
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 773-2774, ext 217
Email Rob Crawford
http://lifedevelopmentinstitute.org/

Menta Group
Mesa Center for Success
122 N. Country Club Drive
Mesa, Arizona 85201
Phone: (480) 308-7320
Fax: (480) 308-7301

Southwest Education Center Casa Grande
520 N Camino Mercado #6
Casa Grande, AZ 85122
Phone: (520) 421-2389
Fax: (520) 421-2996

Southwest Academy
3834 S 91st Ave
Tolleson, AZ 85353
Phone: (623) 478-5000
Fax: (623) 478-5057

New Way Learning Academy is a private school for grades K-12 for children with learning challenges.
Samantha Hirsch, Director of Admissions
5048 E. Oak Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008
602-629-6850
Web: http://www.newwayacademy.org/

Pathways School & Evaluations Center
737 W Guadalupe Rd
Mesa, AZ 85210
480-259-7788
www.pathwaysschool.org

Pieceful Solutions is a private school for children with Autism grades K-12
Mesa Location
4909 E Brown Road
Mesa, AZ, 85205.

Chandler Location
550 W. Warner Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85225

Phone: 480.309.4792
Email:piecefulsolutions@yahoo.com
Web: http://www.piecefulsolutions.com/

SARRC Developmental Pre-School is an inclusive preschool program
It is designed to provide 20 hours per week of early intensive behavioral intervention –
Web: http://www.autismcenter.org/clinical_services.aspx#3

St. Dominic Academy is a private, non-profit center for autism education.
1835 East Guadalupe Road
Suite 103
Tempe, AZ 85283
Phone: 480-659-5456
Email: info@stdomsavio.com
Web: http://www.stdomsavio.com/

Totem Learning Center is a special education day school for students with learning challenges for grades K-12.
Location: 11144 N. Frank Lloyd Wright BLVD. Suite 200 Scottsdale, AZ 85259
Phone: (480) 767-8659
Fax: (480) 767-9776
Email: sandi@totemlearningcenter.com
Web: http://www.totemlearningcenter.com/
Outside Metro Phoenix Schools:

Autism Spectrum Center for Educational and Neurological Development (ASCEND) is a non-profit private AZ Dept. of Education private approved day school specializing in the educational, language and behavioral needs of children with autism spectrum disorder and related disabilities serving grades K-8.
Location: 2957 N.Highway 89, Suite B & C Prescott, AZ 86301
Phone: (928) 443-9290
Fax: (928) 277-4806
Email: angie@azautismascend.com
Web: http://www.azautismascend.org/

Colleges & Special Programs

Chapel Haven West – Chapel Haven, Inc, a private nonprofit agency founded in 1972, dedicated to assisting adults with special challenges live independent and productive lives, is proud to announce that the Tucson community has welcomed the establishment of Chapel Haven West in Tucson, Arizona which opened in June, 2008.
Location: University of Arizona 1701 N. Park Avenue Tucson, Arizona 85719
Phone: 1-877-824-9378
E-mail: admissions@chapelhavenwest.org
Web: http://www.chapelhaven.org/west/

Gateway Academy Spectrum College Transition Program is a nonprofit 501(c)3 corporation, as a natural segue from their K-12th grade private day school, Gateway Academy.
Location: 7655 E. Gelding Drive Suite #A-3 Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Phone: (480) 443-7331
Fax: (480) 998-1046
Web: http://www.gatewayacademy.us/transition.htm

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