New Way Academy

5048 East Oak Street ,
Phoenix, AZ, 85008-0852
     Tel: (480)946-9112
Grades: K - 12 | 151 students
New Way Academy   New Way Academy is Arizona’s only non-profit, independent kindergarten through grade twelve day school specializing in children with dyslexia, attention deficit disorder, and language based learning differences.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported ADHD, Dyslexia/Language-based Learning Differences
Year Founded 1968

Student Body

Total Students 151 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 5%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade New Way Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 90%
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(appropriate school clothing)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $20,750
Tuition Notes New students are required to complete a one time Program Planning Fee at an additional cost of $2,250.
% on Financial Aid 40%
Acceptance Rate 60%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Samantha Hirsch


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Flag Football, Football, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballFlag Football,
Track and Field


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Cheerleading, Drama, Maker's Workshop, Yoga Club Art Club, Cheerleading, Drama, Yoga Club, Maker's Workshop,

School Notes:

  • Experienced staff trained in research-based programs such as Wilson Reading, Lindamood Bell, Dr. Mel Levine's Schools Attuned
  • 8:1 student teacher ratio
  • Individualized Education Plan for every student
  • Occupational and Speech Therapy
  • Multi-sensory approach
  • Assistive Technology
  • Enhanced self-esteem
  • Proven academic achievement

Profile last updated: 10/30/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Howard S Gray Education Program (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Abiding Savior School (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is First Impressions Preschool (1.5 miles away)
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