ACCEL

Tel: (602)995-7366
Grades: K-12 | 263 students
  • ACCEL serves individuals with special needs by providing "research-based" educational, behavioral, therapeutic, and vocational programs empowering all to live, work, and play successfully in the community.
  • ACCEL has 2 seperate campuses ACCEL East and ACCEL Metro.
  • For more information please call us.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Private Special Education Centers
Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Other special emphasis association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported all
Year Founded 1980

Student Body

Total Students 263 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
46%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade ACCEL Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size 9 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes varies depending upon special education category of eligibility
Admissions Director Nancy Molder
Admissions Associate Kim Peaslee

School Notes

  • ACCEL is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. ACCEL provides innovative, individualized, and comprehensive educational services to students with a wide range of abilities and challenges including autism, intellectual disabilities, emotional disabilities, orthopedic impairments, health impairments, sensory impairments, multiple disabilities and severe learning disabilities. Programming is individualized and intensive support services are integrated into daily activities (physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, vision/hearing services, music therapy, aquatics therapy and recreation/movement therapy). ACCEL also provides vocational programming designed specifically to help high school students with severe multiple disabilities develop relevant job skills. ACCEL operates BISTA, a clinical setting, providing intensive services for children with autism and other disabilities as well as parent training.  ACCEL also operates Michael's Garden, providing day programming and job training for adults with disabilities.
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