The Banner Children's Academy of Education and Development, formerly known as the Howard S. Gray School, has provided excellent education to emotionally fragile children and those with Autism or Asperger's syndrome for more than 20 years. To set up a tour, please call our Principal, Shari Carlsted at (480) 827-5348 or send us an email.
Located in Tempe, Ariz., the Banner Children's Academy of Education and Development, formerly known as the Howard S. Gray School, is nationally accredited by the North Central Association and approved by the Arizona Department of Education provides a safe and nurturing place for your child to thrive.
We have a one-to-six teaching ratio, which enables us to focus on the education and well-rounded personality development of each student.
Many of our students, who live in the Phoenix area, including Scottsdale, Chandler and Tempe, have experienced academic and emotional difficulties. They thrive in our personal, individualized and supportive environment.
We teach children dealing with:
In the News
Banner Children's Academy is recognized in the community as an excellent school of choice in the Phoenix area for students with special needs. The school has earned mention in the media for the great choice it can be for families looking for an alternate choice for education.