The ACES is a state certified special education school for kindergarten through 12th grade special needs students ranging in age from 5 to 21.
The ACES has been established to provide an environment in which the pursuit of instructional effectiveness and learning is valued for emotionally disabled, specific learning disabled, and other categories of special needs students.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Enrollment: 136 students
  • Average class size: 9 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 1-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
A; DD; ED/ED-P; MD; MDSSI, MIID, MOID, SID, OI, OHI, PSD, SLD, SLI, TB
Year Founded
1995
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
136 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
35%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
The ACES-Tempe Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
9 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • The mission and philosophy upon which the instructional principles of The ACES are based have been developed by a multi-disciplinary team consisting of educators and behavioral health professionals representing a variety of specialties. The final product of these planning efforts is a highly organized program, which modifies inappropriate behaviors and develops academic skills through precise structure and individualized educational programming.At The ACES, We- accept responsibility, communicate politely, cooperate willingly, act safely, respect boundaries, and achieve our goals!
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

Does The ACES-Tempe offer a summer program?

Yes, The ACES-Tempe offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

When is the application deadline for The ACES-Tempe?

The application deadline for The ACES-Tempe is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

5  
I love The ACES because they are a school that always offers choices, time, and space for the students. I love that everyone on campus does everything they can to make the students not only feel welcomed, but try different strategies to help the students comprehend their school work. I recommend this school to all parents and students for creating an exceptional school where every student is number one!
- Posted by

Endorse The ACES-Tempe. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards
Endorse this school:

Recent Articles

How To Find The School You Want
How To Find The School You Want
Finding the right school for your child is a major project. However, if you tackle it methodically, you will get good results. Here's a roadmap to finding the school you want.
Private School Supplies
Private School Supplies
Your child will need lots of supplies when she goes off to private school. These lists will help get you organized.
A Baker's Dozen of 'Must Have' Sites
A Baker's Dozen of 'Must Have' Sites
Here are my picks for 'must have' web sites when it comes to finding out about private K-12 schools.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Enrollment: 136 students
  • Average class size: 9 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Request Information

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Maricopa County, AZ is $10,927 for elementary schools and $14,010 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Maricopa County, AZ is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

Quick Links