New Way Academy

5048 East Oak Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Tel: (602)629-6850
  • 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
AdvancED
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 203 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade New Way Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(appropriate school clothing)

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $21,950
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

Sports

Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Flag Football, Football, Soccer, Swimming, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
Flag FootballFootball,
SoccerSwimming,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
Weightlifting

Extracurriculars

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,
  • 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: 01/24/2016

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