The ACES

6815 W. Cactus Road,
Peoria, AZ, 85381-0853
Tel: (623)937-5090
Grades: K - 12 | 279 students
The ACES is a state certified special education school for kindergarten through twelfth grade (K-12) special needs students ranging in age from five to twenty-two.
The ACES has been established to provide an environment in which the pursuit of instructional effectiveness and learning is valued for students with emotional disabilities, intellectual disabilities, autism or pervasive developmental delays, specific learning disabilities, and other categories of special needs students including A, ED, ED-P, ID, OHI, SLD, SLI, TBI, MD, and MD-SSI.  The ACES provides its unique instructional opportunity on three campuses, in Peoria, Avondale and Tempe, Arizona. 

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Autism; Emotional Disabilities; Intellectual Disabilities (Mild, Moderate, Severe, Profound); Traumatic Brain Injuries; Speech and Language Impairments, Other Health Impairments, Multiple Disabilities, MD with Severe Sensory Impairments
Year Founded 1995

Student Body

Total Students 279 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 56%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade The ACES Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 120 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 11/08/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Southwest Indian Schools/living Word Academy (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Peoria Station KinderCare (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Tutor Time (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Peoria Peoria Station KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    6835 West Peoria Avenue
    Peoria , AZ , 85345
    (623)486-0268
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Glendale Tutor Time    
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    10260 N 67th Ave
    Glendale , AZ , 85302
    (623)572-0080
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.2  mi  |  22  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Peoria Southwest Indian Schools/living Word Academy
    Alternative School (Christian)
    14202 N 73rd Ave
    Peoria , AZ , 85381
    (623)979-6008
    Alternative School (Christian)
    1.5  mi  |  24  students  |  Gr.  4-12
  • Glendale Tutor Time Child Care/ Learning Centers
    5911 W Thunderbird Rd
    Glendale , AZ , 85306
    (602)938-4125
    1.5  mi  |  52  students  |  Gr.  K-1
  • Peoria Spirit Of Hope Montessori School
    Montessori School
    14403 N 75th Avenue
    Peoria , AZ , 85381
    (623)334-9171
    Montessori School
    1.6  mi  |  16  students  |  Gr.  PK-NS

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