Basic school information
|Day or Boarding offered||
|Type of school||
Academic focus and philosophy
|Academic themes / Areas of focus||
including: Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Garden / Greenhouse
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Parent involvement center
|Extra learning resources||
Differentiated learning programs
|Special education program details||
Getz provides services for young students with Developmental Delays, Speech Language Impairment, Preschool Severe Delay, Hearing Impairment, Visual Impairment and multiple delays.
|Special education programs||
|Specialized programs for specific types of special education students||
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Traumatic brain injury
Visual impairment, including blindness
Other health impairment
Early childhood program
|Type of center||
|Early childhood starting age||
3 years old
|Certified and/or licensed||
|Requirements for attending||
Immunizations are required. Peers must be potty trained. Students with Special Needs that include potty training are admitted.
|Weekly cost range (low)||
|For the year||
|Preschool meals offered||
|Social emotional skills development||
Getz implements the Second Step Curriculum along with PBIS to teach the Arizona Early Learning Standards for Social emotional standards and the objectives on Teaching Strategies Gold.
|Math skills development||
Teachers use center time, small group and circle time lessons to integrate math skill instruction.
Speech Pathologists are in classrooms 2 days per week leading circle, small group and individual therapy sessions.
|Reading skills development||
Our classrooms are literacy rich with many opportunities for reading development in formal and informal lessons during circle time, center time, small group and therapy sessions.
|Typical day and activities||
Students participate in classroom routines and exciting activities that are engaging developmentally appropriate, theme based and effective to teach the Arizona Early Learning Standards and Objectives on the Teaching Strategies Gold Assessment.
|Required credentials for lead staff||
|% of early learning staff that holds a credential or certification||
|Maximum number of infants per adult||
|Maximum number of toddlers per adult||
|Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult||
|Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult||
|Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult||
|Maximum number of kindergartners per adult||
|Maximum number of school-age children per adult||
|This school||State average|
|American Indian/Alaska Native||6%||5%|
|Two or more races||1%||2%|
|Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander||0%||0%|
|Extended care / Extended programs||
|Before school start time||
|After school end time||
Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer time after school
|Approach to addressing and preventing bullying||
Using PBIS and Second Step we teach children everyday how to interact with each other appropriately and respectfully.
including: Educational diagnostician
Behavioral health specialist
Special education coordinator
|World languages spoken by staff||
|Application/ enrollment process details||
Contact school office for screening dates and process at 480-897-6233. Monthly screenings and evaluations for students (ages 3, 4 and 5) with special needs occur all year round. Peer screenings occur on a monthly basis all year long.
|Ways to enroll/attend this school||
Live in the attendance zone