Arizona Autism Charter Schools, Inc.

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The are limited spots available in our In-Person School. Go the the Enrollment Tab and fill out an enrollment interest form if you are interested in the AZACS In-Person K-12 school. Our online school is currently full but we are accepting applicants for the waiting list. New spots are set to open for the online schools in December of 2021 for a second semester start date.  

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We are working hard to continue to serve our students and families in a safe and healthy manner. We are following all the latest recommendations from the Arizona Department of Health Services and the CDC. Parents, staff members and community members can click the link above to see our latest memos and updates.
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Average salary of all certified teachers employed in the budget year 2022: $55,256
Average salary of all certified teachers employed in the prior year 2021: $51,788
Increase in average teacher salary from prior year 2020: $3,468
Percentage increase: 6.7%
Average salary of all certified teachers employed in fiscal year 2018: $38,321
Total percentage increase in average teacher salary since fiscal year 2018: 44.2%


Arizona Autism Charter School (AZACS) is the first tuition-free, public charter school in Arizona focused on the educational needs of children with autism. In 2013, AZACS was unanimously approved by the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools (ASBCS) as a K-5 school in Metro Phoenix.
In 2016, after presenting exemplary student growth data, the ASBCS approved AZACS to extend to grades 6-8!
AZACS grew yet again in 2017 when the state board approved the school to expand to 12th grade, making Arizona Autism Charter School the ONLY K-12 charter school in our state focused on children with autism. AZACS is growing its High School by one grade level each year, offering grades K-11 in the 2020 - 2021 school year, and going to 12th grade in the 2021 - 2022 school year.
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We Are The First Tuition-Free, Autism-Focused Public Charter School To Be:

First in Western US

AZACS is the first tuition-free, autism-focused public charter school in the western United States (

First in Arizona

AZACS is the first tuition-free, autism-focused public charter school in Arizona


First to expand to K-12 levels

AZACS received state approval for expansion based on demonstration of student growth


AZACS has data-driven instruction supervised by Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs)

Grants & Donations

AZACS is a proud recipients of prestigious start-up grants from the Walton Family Foundation and the AZ Charter Schools Program


AZACS is part of an elite group of schools recognized for excellence by New Schools for Phoenix and A for Arizona