The Intermountain Academy offers a positive teaching environment for youth with autism — a school that builds on each child’s strengths and interests. The Intermountain Academy currently supports children grades K-12 with the provision of measurable academic achievement following an Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) model.
In January 2016, Intermountain Academy was scored by AdvancED to be in the top 20 percent of all schools internationally.
Intermountain Academy provides:
Transition/integration support between referred students and their home school
Opportunities for accelerated curriculum
Behavior assessment and Behavior Intervention Plan development
Monitoring Individual Education Programs (IEPs) and reporting goal progress back to the home school (if applicable)
The Intermountain Academy Curriculum:
Utilizes positive behavioral support.
Maximizes measurable academic achievement in core subject areas – math, science, language arts, social studies, and the arts.
Is individually customized for each student because of the school’s balanced student-to-faculty ratio.
Offers educational material in gradual sequences to meet the needs of each student.
Is delivered by faculty well-trained in behavioral models, utilizing positive behavior support and emphasizing the concepts of programmed learning.
Includes educational and vocational opportunities throughout Pima County.
Supports positive replacement behaviors for anti-social and other behaviors that interfere with learning and forming meaningful and lasting relationships.
Is a nationally accredited school certified by AdvancED.
Intermountain Academy takes a “whole child” approach to developing academic, social and functional skills while building independence. Partnering with parents to create a cohesive team around each child is a central feature of our educational design.
401 N. Bonita Ave. Tucson, AZ 85745
Phone: (520) 232-2900
Office Hours: 8:00am to 4:00pm
Julie Shivanonda, Principal