Self Development Academy (SDA) is a top-ranking, accelerated K-8 charter school in Mesa designed to propel students of all aptitudes towards unique exceptional futures. The award-winning academic curriculum (link to curriculum) is an ideal blend of individualized learning methods, both new research-based and traditional, with a focus on recognizing unique learning styles. This distinctive approach (link to learning) has not only earned numerous accolades since its inception, but has also instilled a passion for learning in a diverse population of students.
- Private school quality education tuition-free and open to students of all abilities and backgrounds
- Accelerated curriculum teaches one grade level above Arizona standards
- Supportive environment models the value of respect for self and others with an emphasis on socialization, leadership and community service
- “SIF” enrichment programming available for talented and intellectually curious students to complete six years in four
The foundation of Self Development Academy is its outstanding leadership and dedicated, established teachers who embrace their roles as mentors. The team has established an inclusive, student-centered atmosphere in an advanced educational institution which rivals private preparatory schools throughout the country in academics. Tuition-free and accessible to all due to its charter school status, SDA prides itself on developing thriving, community-minded students of all skill levels and backgrounds to be well prepared for higher education and beyond.
The wide variety of enrichment programming and extra-curricular activities round out the academics to make Self Development Academy the best choice of Mesa charter schools. Violin and percussion lessons, literary analysis, drama, physical education, Spanish and Latin, community service projects, leadership development and special interest clubs provides students with opportunities to grow and shine outside of the academic classroom.