Every student deserves the chance to succeed. At Austin Centers, we utilize individualized learning programs to address the academic and behavioral needs of each student, allowing them to overcome their unique challenges, achieve their goals, and move forward with hope.
From our multidisciplinary team, to our safe and nurturing learning environment, to our stellar extracurricular opportunities, every aspect of our program is designed to help our students reach their fullest potential.
3:1 Average Student-Staff Ratio
More staff means more individualized attention for every student.
Our staff includes a variety of professionals that work together to address a student’s physical, emotional, and behavioral needs.
6 Convenient Campuses (And Counting)
We are proud to serve students and families from 100+ school districts and charter schools.
Low Teacher Turnover
Students enjoy a consistent, reliable learning experience. 12% of our teachers have been with us for 10 or more years.
Certified and Approved
We are approved by the Arizona Department of Education to serve students with a wide variety of disabilities.
Employer of Choice
Austin Centers was recently recognized as one of Arizona’s Top 100 Places to Work.
Empowering futures, transforming lives: pioneering excellence in special education
Our Mission is to extend a beacon of hope, providing unparalleled academic and behavioral support for every student, fostering not just success but profound resilience. Together we envision a world where every child, regardless of challenges, not only thrives academically but discovers boundless possibilities for a future filled with promise and inclusion.
Learn more about our core programs, specifically designed to help exceptional students thrive in the classroom.
“My son came into Austin Centers with a ton of Behavioral needs at school and home. He has come a long way with therapy at school and an amazing teacher who is supportive. He just graduated today step-ahead program which we are sad to say goodbye to The ACES, but with so much support he is reaching all of his goals. This has been a long road for us and he is finally on a less bumpy road. Thank you for all you do.”
Parent/Guardian of a High School Student
Our impact: by the numbers
students served in 28 years of operation as a State Certified Special Education School
students served each year across six campuses across the Phoenix area
educators on our staff, with an average tenure of 4 years
of attending students transported to and from school by The ACES
reduction in time away from instruction due to negative behaviors.
of the student body successfully integrated back into public schools.
Better learning happens here
Each of our campuses is well-equipped to meet the unique challenges of our students.
Austin Centers currently has 6 operating campuses in the Phoenix Valley, with more to come throughout the western United States.
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