Self Development Academy is recognized nationally as a top ranked K-8 charter school. With locations in Phoenix, Mesa, Gilbert, and Glendale, SDA provides a high-quality education to students throughout the Valley.
Rigorous & accelerated
Our rigorous, accelerated curriculum exposes students to advanced concepts in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, music, philosophy, literature, and language.
|An Exceptional Future Starts Here:|
|Advanced & Enriched Education|
|Best Elementary School Teachers|
|Social Emotional Learning|
|Multi Awarded School|
Strong Foundations. Unlimited Futures!
Self Development Academy is among the state’s top elementary charter schools thanks to our unique, challenging, and captivating curriculum rooted in the philosophy that every child has a learning style that works best for them.
Awards and Accolades.
Our commitment to excellence for every student has earned our free, public K-8 charter schools notable recognitions – Best Elementary School, Best Elementary School Teachers, Best Public Middle School Teachers in America, and Best Charter Elementary School in America.
Our approach to mastery encourages students to try new concepts, appreciate their abilities, and link effort with achievement. What this means is that students not only learn material, but they synthesize what they learn to explore, discover, and create.
Students are enrolled on a first come, first-served basis. Preference is given to students with siblings already enrolled.
Prior to the 1st Day of School, You'll need:
School begins August 3, 2021!
AVERAGE TEACHER SALARY (A.R.S. §15-189.05), as added by Laws 2018, Ch. 285, §3
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