New Scholars:

Open Enrollment Begins November 1, 2021

Returning Scholars:

Re-Enrollment begins December 1, 2021

New Scholars:

Open Enrollment Begins
November 1, 2021

Returning Scholars:

Re-Enrollment Begins December 1, 2021


Advanced Virtual Academy (AVA)

With 20 years of proven STEAM experience, Academies of Math & Science has developed the same great curriculum and now provides it online for full-time scholars wanting a 100% remote learning solution.

Enrollment: (602) 584-6625
Founded 2020
Grades Served K-8

Now Accepting Applications for the 2021 School Year!

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AMS Advanced Virtual Academy (AVA)

At Advanced Virtual Academy (AVA), scholars are provided the same award-winning Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math (STEAM) curriculum as found at our on-campus schools but now available online. Unlike other schools that simply provide online video feeds for learners, our Advanced Virtual Academy is developed exclusively for 100% online knowledge transfer for remote students.


AMS AVA is live instruction from real teachers with smaller class sizes than other online school choices. Additionally, AVA continues to provide scholars with all of the valuable special programs as found at our physical campuses.


Our advanced online curriculum is designed for scholars that have not been challenged in their traditional school. At AVA, we provide a tailored K-8 private-school style education tuition-free.


Scholars are engaged in foreign languages, advanced mathematics and science, as well as arts and music. Students have the ability to be involved in extracurricular clubs and sports. AVA schedules numerous events throughout the school year to provide team building exercises and positive social experiences.


Give your child an education that will prepare them for success in high school and beyond, while learning from home! Sign up today to learn more about how our Advanced Virtual Academy can help your child’s academic needs!


AMS Advanced Virtual Academy is dedicated to our parents that want the best for their children; we are committed to our students that deserve our love, care, and all of our intelligence; Students will always find safety at AMS, other kids who care about them, and adults who are always willing to listen and help them in their academic or personal lives.  

 At AVA, parents can tailor their child’s learning experience to what works best for their success!



Our 100% Online Advanced Virtual Academy Provides Scholars with:

🏫  STEAM-focused curriculum

👨‍🏫 Live Teacher Instruction  

🏢 Daily Teacher Conferences Available

📚 Virtual Events (movie nights, clubs, and assemblies)  

⭐ 200-Day Extended School Calendar


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Register to learn more about our 100% online Advanced Virtual Academy.  

Now Accepting Applications for the 2021/22 School Year!

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Well-rounded advanced STEAM curriculum, tuition-free, K-8 charter school

AMS has been called one of Arizona’s best schools, and one of the best schools in the country by AZ Governor Doug DuceyFor nearly 20 years, AMS has provided motivated students like yours with an excellent education. AMS AVA is currently serving grades K-8.

AMS Parents know that we prepare students for the most competitive high schools and for college and career success through a well-rounded education including foreign languages (Russian and Mandarin), STEM programs (robotics and programming), physical education, sports, extracurricular clubs, and most importantly amazing teachers and a true partnership with you, the parents.

Why is AVA is a great option for your child?

Get to know AMS AVA a little better:

Did you know that all programs are research based, evidence-based, and used in the highest performing schools across the country?


What else will AMS offer you and your family? Below, we have outlined some key elements that families love about AMS AVA.

School Info


STEM curriculum geared to highly motivated students

School hours from 7:55am to 4:00pm with morning/after care from 6:30am to 6:00pm

Advanced and accelerated, well-rounded curriculum



AMS hires only the best, and most passionate teachers who care about their kids

Balanced student-teacher ratio with individualized instruction

Paraprofessional to assist teachers in larger classrooms



Great communication with parents through utilizing all means

Parents receive info via text, phone, automated messages, Class Dojo, student planners, meeting PAC meetings, letters to parents, Facebook, and quarterly Parent Teacher Student meetings



Acceleration for students at and above grade level

Remediation and free tutoring for students who are behind but want to get ahead.

Foreign Languages: Mandarin, Russian, and Spanish

Music: Piano, Guitar, and Choir



AMS is a member of the Charter Athletic Association for basketball, football, volleyball, soccer, and track with other sports added according to parent and student interest

10+ after-school teams/clubs including Science Olympiad and Robotics



20 years of history providing excellent education

AMS has a reputation for winning robotics competitions, participating in national math competitions (Math Kangaroo), and working with industry partners on STEM integration.



AMS has a safety plan approved by local police officers with a secure perimeter and entry, and camera monitoring of all common spaces


Nurturing and structured environment with a policy that supports positive behavior and eliminates bullying

Your child’s future starts here!

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Unparalleled Outcomes

We’re more than just numbers. Our data is more than lines on a graph, or figures on a spreadsheet.


Behind every data point is a student, a family, a teacher. Every statistic is a story of hard work, long nights and endless love. Yes, we’re proud of our test scores. But we’re proudest of everything they stand for.


5-Star Parent Reviews


Arizona Campus Locations


Years of Proven Results


Families Happily Enrolled

A well-rounded education for your child

Your child is unique

and we understand that choosing a school is an immensely personal decision. That is why we are open with families and transparent about our culture.

We also believe that AMS is one of the best school networks in Arizona, but don’t just take it from us. Hear what Arizona state leaders, including the Mayor of Tucson and executives from the Arizona Charter Schools Association and A for Arizona, are saying about the Academies of Math and Science and its success. Through a well-rounded education, the Academies of Math and Science is transforming today’s scholars into tomorrow’s global visionaries.
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What parents think of AMS

Real reviews. Real results.


“Any parent that cares about their child's education should enroll them in academy of math and science. I have had 5 children there for over 8 years and the education is beyond my expectation. AMS will help any student with extra tutoring to get your student up to expectation with their standards. This school offers the best in education.

I am proud to be a parent of 5 outstanding students attending this school!”



“My girls and I love the Academy of Math and Science. They've both been there since kindergarten and are now fifth and sixth graders. We are very happy with the curriculum and how far ahead they are academically than if they were in a regular public school. I have no doubt that when they finish the eighth grade they will be more than ready for high school. My grandson started kindergarten there this year and will be continuing with AMS as well.”


Kristina Buffalo


“The school is great. Children are doing the next years curriculum. In 2nd grade, my son is doing multiplication. They also have a wonderful booster club that helps parents get involved in the school. They teach piano or guitar to the students too!”



“The Academy of Math & Science has been such a blessing for my son and myself. The teachers and staff have treated my 'special needs' boy with respect, as well as the firmness he needs. They have been responsive & professional in every way. The office staff & administrators are the very best!! I was not surprised at all when AMS was named #1, but rather was pleased that the state recognized what was obvious to me. ”


Nancy Fralick


“The staff is incredibly caring about all the students. They make sure that they take the time to talk to you about any concerns surrounding your child. The teachers are energetic and work with you to keep you updated as to how your child is doing. The smaller class sizes are great.”




“My Daughter has attended AMS since 5th grade, I cant Praise your Staff and Teachers Enough, you have helped train her for her future through Tutoring, and the Classroom work group activities. She studies hard every night dedicated to be all that she can be.

Thank you all so much!”



“Great school and great teachers. Soon both my daughters will be attending. We are so happy to have our kiddos here. Keep up the great work Academy of Math and Science! ”


Michael L. Nervik

Amazing things happen when potential meets opportunity.

Smart students are well-rounded.

Not only do we consistently perform well above average on state exams, but we can offer your children a balanced education that includes STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), foreign languages (Russian and Mandarin), music (piano, guitar, choir, and theory), art, and character development.

We hire the best teachers and use the best methods, systems, and programs available to reach our mission of sending your kids to college. Our program is built to provide motivated students in grades K-8 a top-quality education, enabling them to succeed in extremely competitive high school programs and ultimately, college.

Your child’s future starts here!

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National Blue Ribbon School

In their first respective years of existence, our newest Phoenix campuses outperformed 75% of surrounding schools on the AzMERIT!

Well-rounded curriculum for your child.

In the 2015-2016 school year, AMS Prince students passed the AzMERIT statewide assessment at nearly double the rate of other schools in Arizona. In March 2016, AMS Prince and MASSA were recognized by the Education Equality Index as two of 10 schools in Tucson closing the achievement gap.
As a network, AMS by some measures is one of the highest performing networks in the state. Our campuses outperform most or all schools in their respective neighborhoods and the AMS district as a whole has outperformed local schools by an average of over 20% in math, language arts, and science since 2010. In 2008, AMS Prince was one of only sixteen public charter schools nationwide honored by the United States Department of Education “No Child Left Behind – Blue Ribbon Schools” program, which recognizes schools that make significant progress in closing the achievement gap.

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