Breakthrough Academy

At Breakthrough Academy, we provide an opportunity for children to learn using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis, Precision Teaching, and Structured Literacy Teaching. Instruction in our small, multi-age classrooms is based on Mathetics (Direct Instruction) which allows us to cater to the unique educational and motivational needs of each student. Our staff continue to trial necessary intervention programs with fidelity until each student finds success and a pace of learning that challenges him or her.
Every educational decision is data-driven. Success is determined by defined, specific criteria so there is confidence about a student's individual progress. When mastery is met, another level or program is implemented. We are confident that our students will perform highly because we only use evidence-based practices.  Come for a tour.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 27 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $27,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 5 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
All Learning Differences are supported.
Year Founded
2013
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost
$1,200
Summer Program Cost Notes
half-day, M-Th for 4 weeks; available for weekly attendance

Student Body

Total Students
27 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade
Breakthrough Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size
5 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(School uniform shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Listed tuition is an average for a private pay student; individual tuition varies upon need.
% on Financial Aid
99%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$30,000
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Kristina Blackledge
Admissions Associate
Leigh Ann Hillery

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

School Notes

Our Evidence-based Practices, Programs, Tools, and Resources:
  • Applied Behavior Analysis (antecedent interventions, FCT, social skills training, scheduled of reinforcement, etc.)
  • Precision Teaching
  • ABA-based programs 
  • Social Cognition
  • Lindamood-Bell programs
  • Wilson Reading programs
  • Executive Functioning
  • Mindfulness
  • Project-Based Learning
  • Handwriting without Tears
  • Headsprout
  • ...and many others!
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 27 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $27,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 5 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Phoenix, AZ is $11,699 for elementary schools and $14,229 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Phoenix, AZ is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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