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
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedADHD, Dyslexia/Language-based Learning Differences
Year Founded1968

Student Body

Total Students203 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
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
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
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSamantha Hirsch


Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Flag Football, Football, Soccer, Swimming, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
Flag FootballFootball,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,


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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The average private school tuition in Phoenix, AZ is $8,021 for elementary schools and $17,363 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Phoenix, AZ is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).