Abbie School

The Abbie School's staff takes great pride in providing an education that is inclusive of many diverse children with a wide range of developmental needs.
We offer data driven instruction,which is linked to college and career ready standards (Common Core), and modified for learners with diverse and special needs when it is in the best interest of the child.
Scholars also participate in social skills groups based on the principles of Social Thinking.
Children with learning individualities, as well as gifted and accelerated students excel in our unique family environment.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedAutism, Moderate Learning Differences
Year Founded2014
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$225

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
31%
State avg.: 41%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
45%
Average Class Size8 students
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$26,500
Tuition NotesScholarships and financial available. A majority of scholars are fully funded.
% on Financial Aid
12%
Admissions DirectorLiz Gallagher
Admissions AssociateJennifer Moore

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Coding, Counseling, Drama, Gardening, Home Economics, Journalism, Life Skills, School beautification committee, sign language, Spanish, Sportsmanship, Student Council, Study Hall, Technology

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Orchestra, Piano Lab

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Yoga

School Notes

  • We offer small classes which allow our students to progress at their own pace while developing lasting childhood friends.  
  • Students are taught the core subjects of math, science, reading, writing, Spanish and social studies.  They also participate in physical education, and have their choice of a variety of electives, including: art, coding, piano lab, orchestra, student council, home economics, gardening and more. In order to provide students with the environment needed to succeed, classrooms accommodate a maximum of 8 students in core classes.  Each student is challenged to excel to the best of his or her ability.  Children of all learning abilities are accepted at Abbie School, including students who are:  gifted, high-functioning autistic, ADHD and ADD.

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    3.5 miles
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    Tucson, AZ 85710
    (520) 751-1454
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