We are a free, public charter K-12 school with a small-school feeling in the middle of Phoenix. We have a multicultural staff and student body, and partner with nonprofits and clubs nearby to provide community information to the families in our school community. We also host family events such as multicultural potluck meals, a friendship picnic, festivals, fairs and fundraisers. We participate in statewide science, math and technology competitions, and emphasize skill-level education with individualized instruction. We have a 100% college acceptance rate.
Sonoran Science Academy Phoenix provides a rigorous, college prep, STEM-focused education through a challenging, comprehensive curriculum, continuous assessment, and dedicated teachers,inspiring students to become the leaders of tomorrow.
We emphasize a scientific approach, hands-on work, computer literacy and the ability of students to use data and articulate a thesis.
Grades 6-12 attend our campus on McDowell. Grades K-5 attend our brand new campus, two miles west, at 3535 E. McDowell. Facilities include: College Career Center - Computer lab - Library - Full-size gym - Playground and sports court.
Our instructional staff includes a reading specialist, English language learner coordinator, school psychologist, Special Education coordinator, speech therapist, and tutors.
Art club - Book club - Gardening - Homework help / Study Buddy club - Robotics club - Science club - Foreign language and culture club - Student Council / Government - Yearbook.
College/career counseling - College prep programs -- Advanced Placement courses - College information sessions/fairs - SAT/ACT prep classes - Summer college prep programs and services.
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Teachers are experienced energetic and engaged as well. The class sizes are one of a few reasons I picked Sonoran Science Academy Phoenix. The leadership is very strong.
Sonoran Science Academy Phoenix is an outstanding school with a golden heart. Many of the teachers there are dedicated to the students and families and have been at this school for over five years. Alumni are active in the school, they donate their time to the award winning Robotics and Lego clubs.
There is a diversity of students and teachers who are so patient and dedicated. I love the vision of the school which is STEM focused education. I feel lucky that we have this type of school in our neighborhood.