New Way Academy

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 TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
AdvancED
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedADHD, Dyslexia/Language-based Learning Differences
Year Founded1968
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students203 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 38%
Students by GradeNew Way Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size8 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(appropriate school clothing)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$21,950
Tuition NotesNew 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 DirectorSamantha Hirsch

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, 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 Clu

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
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix
    Accel
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    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 206 students
    11.9 miles
    10251 N 35th Ave
    Phoenix, AZ 85051
    (602)995-7366
    11.9 K-12
    206
  • Gilbert
    Cenpatico Schools
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 37 students
    13.7 miles
    875 S Cooper Rd
    Gilbert, AZ 85233
    (480)456-0942
    13.7 K-12
    37
  • Peoria
    The ACES
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    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 279 students
    15.8 miles
    6815 W. Cactus Road
    Peoria, AZ 85381
    (623)937-5090
    15.8 K-12
    279
  • Tempe
    The ACES-Tempe
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    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 151 students
    6.4 miles
    1515 S. Indian Bend Road
    Tempe, AZ 85281
    (480)820-5186
    6.4 1-12
    151
  • Phoenix
    Grades: PK-12 | 181 students
    7.6 miles
    2020 E Baseline Rd
    Phoenix, AZ 85042
    (602)243-1900
    7.6 PK-12
    181

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