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Pathways School is a state approved, private day school serving students with special education needs including specific learning differences, attention deficits, executive functioning deficits, Autism and other exceptionalities.

Pathways accepts the Empowerment Scholarship and partners with several student tuition organizations to help provide scholarships for students in need of our services. Military families relocating to Arizona are immediately eligible for these scholarships.

Pathways School has full time speech and OT staff, certified teachers and a low student: teacher ratio.

Open Enrollment

We accept applications all year. The admission process is listed below.

Admission Eligibility

Each applicant is considered on an individual basis.

Admission Process

The first step is to tell us about your child. Please fill out our interest form and return it with a copy of your child’s current IEP and MET/evaluation to Info@PathwaysSchool.org  Since we embrace a philosophy in which the needs of children come first, we base enrollment decisions on whether our school has the resources to meet your child’s needs. Therefore, pending review of these documents, we will then schedule a tour of the school and a meeting with the director. Parents/Guardians will be notified of an enrollment decision within 1 week.

Upon acceptance of the enrollment offer, the parent/guardian will sign a student contract and provide a $500 deposit to secure enrollment (the amount is non-refundable but will be deducted from the student’s annual tuition.)

The completion of the enrollment process is pending receipt of the following documents:

  • Enrollment Packet

  • School Policies Support Agreement (Student Handbook)

  • Emergency Contact Card

  • Previous School’s Withdraw Form (for all ESA recipients)

  • Birth Certificate

  • Immunization records

  • IEP and MET/Evaluation*

  • ESA Award letter*

    *if applicable


  • Academic Assessment

  • Psychoeducational Evaluation

  • Dyslexia Assessment and Intervention Planning

  • Speech and Language Evaluation

  • Occupational Therapy Evaluation

​Educational Services

– Assessment & Evaluation


– Learning Difficulties

– Cognitive Testing

– Individualized Curriculum

– Montessori School

– Positive Behavior Support


Speech & Language

​- Articulation Disorders

– Expressive Disorders

– Oral-Motor Difficulties

– Resonance/Voice Disorders

– Pronunciation Difficulties

– Communication Difficulties

– Social Skills

Occupational Therapy​

– Pervasive Developmental Disorders

– Gross and Fine Motor Delays

– Developmental Delays

– Coordination & Balance Problems

– Attention & Concentration Problems

– Learning Problems

Student Profiles

We can accommodate all learning deficiencies and we specialize in students with Learning Disabilities who may have more intensive needs. Many students have coexisting disabilities that affect their learning styles; our specialty programs address a vast range of student profiles.

  • Specific Learning Disability—e.g., dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia

  • Nonverbal Learning Disability

  • Speech and/or Language Impairment

  • Language Disorders & Language Processing Deficits

  • Auditory & Visual Processing Disorders

  • Reading Difficulties & Executive Functioning Challenges

  • Attention Deficit Disorder / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

  • Asperger’s Syndrome

  • Intellectual Disability

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

  • Other Health Impairment

This is not an exhaustive list and each student is considered for enrollment on an individual basis. Diagnosis and/or eligibility category does not determine acceptance into the program.


Curriculum Options

Decisions about curriculum are based on the individual needs of the student.

Each student’s learning profile, attention needs, and language skills are considered when developing the appropriate literacy program. Most students will have a primary therapeutic program and may also have a supplemental program as it is appropriate.

  • DuBard Association Method

  • Orton- Gillingham Method

  • Sequential English Education

  • Handwriting Without Tears

  • Read Naturally

  • Specialized Program Individualizing Reading Excellence (S.P.I.R.E.)

  • Montessori Applied to Children at Risk

  • Visualizing and Verbalizing ®

  • Cloud 9®

  • Seeing Stars ®

Click here for links to Pathways Curriculum

School Observation

– Direct observation in school setting​

– Collaborate with teachers on tasks​

– Develop techniques to communicate​

– Assist with program modification​

– Provide resources for school staff​

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