Day School

Inspiring hope. Empowering lives.

Located in the heart of Scottsdale, Devereux Day School serves students, grades K-12, ranging in age from 5-21, with behavioral and emotional needs by providing a safe and secure environment
and an atmosphere that allows students to grow personally and educationally.

  • Our Students

    Our Day School supports students including but not limited to:

    • Academic Difficulties
    • Aggression
    • Anxiety
    • Self-Harming Behavior
    • Anxiety
    • Emotional Needs
    • Isolative, Withdrawn Behavior
    • Learning Disabilities
    • Mental Health Diagnosis
    • Self-Harming Behavior
    • Sudden Mood Changes
    • Truancy

    Devereux Day School also serves students who require a step-down from a hospital or residential treatment setting.

  • Positive Behavioral Support System

    Through the use of Positive Behavior Support, we will help each student increase utilization of pro-social behaviors while making aggressive and challenging behaviors ineffective, inefficient, and unnecessary.

  • Program Goals

    • Increase ability to communicate their emotional and academic needs
    • Enhance positive social and coping skills
    • Learn to maintain positive relationships
    • Improve self-esteem and self-image
    • Gain coping skills resulting in the reduction of self-harming and aggressive behaviors
    • Prepare to transition back into their home school

  • Classroom Details

    • Small Class Size of 8-12 Students
    • Ratio of 1/5 (Staff/Student)
    • Onsite Wrap-Around Services
    • Teachers and Staff are Trained in Behavior Management Techniques

  • AE Classroom

    Our Alternative Educational Classroom provides short-term intensive behavioral and emotional support for students in a safe environment while focusing on academics on an as needed basis.

  • Admissions

    Call (480) 443-5590. Referrals to the Day School are made privately or by the student’s school district if it has been determined the student needs an educational environment like Devereux Day School in order to achieve academic success.

  • Contact Us
    (480) 998-2920 Main
    (480) 998-0642 Fax


Qualified Staff

Students will be instructed by a Special Education Certified Teachers who specialize in working with children with emotional and behavioral needs.

On-site Services

Our School Psychologist can provide a variety of services including, school based counseling and psycho-educational assessments. For Day School students, we also provide ancillary services such as Speech and Occupational Therapy.Additionally, we offer a culinary program, art classes and use creative, innovative teaching styles while bringing technology to the classroom. We are DOE and NCA approved and high school students will receive credits for all their classes.

Experience and Longevity

Devereux Arizona has been providing supportive, educational programming for almost 100 years.

Focus on Transition

Devereux will facilitate transitions from our community day school to the student’s educational setting in their home school.


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