Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

A: We are a tuition-free school! Some campuses have small fees associated with the full-day Kindergarten program. Please ask your desired campus for more details.

A: We serve Kindergarten through 8th grade.

A: Yes! We do not have any geographical restrictions to attend and we do not belong to any district.
So long as you can transport your child to our school, they are welcome to attend!

A: No, we do not offer bus transportation for students.

A: Yes! All of our Phoenix schools offer both morning and after-care while our Tucson schools offer

A: Phoenix Schools: Morning-care starting at 6:30 AM and after-care until 6:00 PM.

A: Tucson Schools: After-care until 5:00 PM.

A: Please begin the enrollment process by applying online. Once we have received your application, a member of our team will contact you to create an appointment to come to our campus in-person and complete enrollment.

A: Yes! We offer a variety of after-school sports and activities like cheer, football, volleyball, track-and-field, basketball, robotics, and Science Olympiad, to name just a few.

Whether or not a sport is offered at a campus is determined upon parent and student interest. Tell us what you’d like to see at your AMS school! 

A: We require students to be 5 years old by September 1. If a parent is interested in testing their child into Kindergarten early, they must speak directly to the School Principal. 

A: Yes! Please view all our open positions and apply online here

A: Yes! If you have any questions, please contact our Special Education department at [email protected]

A: Our primary teaching method is direct instruction with more deliberate project-based methods in certain subjects (science, music, and technology).

A: Yes! At our Advanced Virtual Academy (AVA), the courses are 100% online and you can study anywhere you have internet access.

Many courses include some activities away from the computer such as reading and writing, or conducting research for a project. But even those projects will be submitted online.

Even with the digital framework, there are many opportunities for students to socialize. We will host face-to-face events at our ASM campuses through the year. These experiences include extracurricular groups, athletic clubs and more.

Join the AMS Family!