AMS A Rated School

Congratulations to MASSA!

Through the hard work and dedication of students, teachers, staff and parents, MASSA received the letter grade of A from the Arizona Department of Education.


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

AMS is an exceptional school! Countless parents have happily reported that their children have received an unparalleled education that has set them on a path to achievement. AMS MASSA, serving K-8, provides a comprehensive program that covers all essential subjects from science to music. By attending AMS, your child will not only prepare themselves for academically rigorous high schools and universities but also for success in their future careers. AMS scholars have access to an array of extracurricular opportunities, including sports and clubs to keep them active and engaged. Join the AMS community, and give your child the chance to join the ranks of highly accomplished alumni who have gone on to lead the path to success!

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434 W. Lerdo Rd.,
Tucson, AZ 85706

Enrollment: (602) 584-6625

Founded 2008
Grades Served K-8
Enrollment 719

Now Accepting Applications!


Why is AMS MASSA a great option for your child?

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Get to know AMS MASSA a little better:

Welcome to the world of AMS MASSA where every child is valued. We believe in providing an evidence-based and research-proven curriculum to uplift and empower our students. Our mission is to provide a rich, inspiring, and stimulating environment where our students can unleash their full potential to attain success in life. We take pride in offering the highest performing schools across the state to our students, ensuring that they will receive world-class education to help them shape their future. AMS MASSA puts your family first with key elements that families love. Our team of dedicated staff works tirelessly to create a caring and inclusive community where our students can flourish academically, socially, and emotionally. Join us today and let’s soar together on a journey of educational excellence.


Advanced STEAM curriculum geared to highly motivated students

Well-rounded curriculum, including foreign language, arts and music


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


Constant parent communication through multiple avenues including text, phone, automated messages, Class Dojo, student planners, PAC meetings, letters to parents, and semester Parent-Teacher-Student meetings


State-of-the-art facilities and equipment


Full basketball court, full turf field for soccer & football, and performance stage


1:2 student to laptop ratio, guitars, pianos, and science equipment including robots and microscopes


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

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

Additional extracurricular sports/clubs offered according to parent and student interest


20 years of history providing excellent education


Highest Rated K-8 District in Phoenix by # of 5-Star Reviews on Greatschools.org


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


Positive behavioral policies to support healthy student behavior and eliminate bullying.


AMS school safety plans are approved by local police and fire departments, have secure single point of entry, and camera monitoring in campus areas.

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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.


Years of Proven Results


Campus Locations


Dedicated Employees


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 Glendale

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.

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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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