ACCEL

Tel: (602)995-7366
  • 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 TypeSpecial 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 OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supportedall
Year Founded1980

Student Body

Total Students263 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
46%
State avg.: 32%
Students by GradeACCEL Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size9 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notesvaries depending upon special education category of eligibility
Admissions DirectorNancy Molder
Admissions AssociateKim 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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