Charter Schools are public schools that excel where traditional public schools and private schools can’t. Since 1986, Academy of Tucson public charter schools have partnered a rigorous, traditional curriculum in smaller and more innovative classrooms, ensuring an individualized education for every student. And as a public school, Academy of Tucson follows all of the same rules and guidelines for COVID 19 and the 2020-2021 school year.
Charter Schools are public schools and are tuition-free
Charter Schools get funding from the state. A charter school's "charter" serves as a performance contract between the school and its state government. Academy of Tucson public charter schools must fulfill their mission and realize student success in order to satisfy the state of Arizona and renew their contracts.
Charter Schools are public schools, open to ALL students
Academy of Tucson public charter schools deliver high caliber traditional curriculum
and valuable extracurriculars. Plus Academy of Tucson’s district – comprising three schools - engage in math and literacy guidance and are staffed for 504s and IEPs.
Charter Schools have lottery systems for enrollment and Academy of Tucson is no exception. In-person private tours and open houses, when we are able, are a fantastic way to learn more about openings and see the three charming campuses with your own eyes.
If you’re looking to make a scholastic change for your child, students transfer into Academy of Tucson at all grade levels and ages, even as upperclassmen in high school. Virtual tours
are available for all three of our AOT schools and in-person tours are available by appointment. Visit us today!
Charter School teachers can innovate
Charter Schools have smaller classes
Public charter schools love small class sizes. By design. Not only will every Academy of Tucson charter school student bloom with individualized attention
- every student is known and recognized by name - by faculty, staff, and fellow students.
Charter Schools have strong extracurricular options
One of the most beloved aspects of student life at Academy of Tucson are the numerous activities in and after school. When it’s safe to be together in school again
, multi-sport athletics, music, art, theatre, and leadership opportunities abound.
Our Academy of Tucson middle schoolers can learn to fly with Wright Flight and high schoolers travel to Europe on a humanitarian aid trip. Unlike at larger public and private schools with space challenges or multi-season constraints, Academy of Tucson public charter schools enable students to do it all!
Charter Schools have strong communities
Throughout our “normal” school years, Academy of Tucson public charter schools host carnivals, book fairs and academic festivals, live theatre workshops, senior family breakfasts and STEM events. Connecting as a public school community, Academy of Tucson families actively help in classrooms to support the schools, and join the fun alongside their students.
Charter Schools are safe
At Academy of Tucson, smaller classes, focused teachers, parent volunteers, and friendly staff partner daily to personalize every student’s experience. Even in an online learning environment
, no student goes unnoticed; and each student is seen and heard.
Academy of Tucson’s three public charter schools - elementary
and high school
- are pioneering in their approach to each student yet reliable and trusted in their commitment to educate and operate for the future.
Charter Schools are free, friendly, flexible public schools
Public Charter Schools are free and open to every student.
Academy of Tucson public charter schools commit to keeping class sizes small, access to extracurriculars varied, and students actively recognized as the individual they are. Academy of Tucson’s A-rating for the district
symbolizes their highest commitment to a rigorous, traditional curriculum. Academy of Tucson empowers experienced, caring teachers to foster a lifelong love of learning in their tight-knit, inventive, public charter school communities. See what Academy of Tucson Public Charter School is all about by scheduling a tour
Academy of Tucson Elementary School: 520-886-6076
Academy of Tucson Middle School: 520-749-1413
Academy of Tucson High School: 520-733-0096
Since 1986, Academy of Tucson public charter schools partner rigorous, traditional curriculum in smaller and more innovative classrooms, ensuring an individualized education for every student. Academy of Tucson’s public charter school district comprises three schools – an elementary, middle and high school and regularly receives an “A” average rating from the state of Arizona. Academy of Tucson is very proud of its 100% graduation rate. Come find your new school family at Academy of Tucson!