Phoenix, AZ (2012)

Paideaia Charter School

A new school facility serves 550 students at full capacity in a 48,000 square foot building with 44,000 square feet for the charter school, 2,000 square feet for preschool, and 2000 square feet for a family resource center.


  • NMTC Amount: $5,160,000
  • Total Project Cost: $6,880,000


  • 57 FTE jobs
  • 172 construction jobs
  • 48,000 sq. ft. of real estate

Project Description

The Paideia Academies, Inc built a new school facility at 16th Street and Baseline Road that serves 550 students at full capacity in a 48,000 sq. ft. building with 44,000 sq. ft. for the charter school, 2,000 sq. ft. for preschool, and 2000 sq. ft. for a family resource center.

The school facility will consist of 3 classrooms per grade for K-3 grades, and 2 classrooms per grade for fourth through eighth grades. The classroom size ranged from 660 to 950 sq. ft. depending on the grade served. The school facility has a spacious multipurpose room for sports needs (with basketball court), arts events (with platform stage and green room), cafeteria needs (with serving kitchen), and for school community gatherings (with removable chairs). Also on the first floor is the multipurpose room, music classroom, the Family Center of the school, and the four preschool classrooms. The second floor contains classrooms for the higher grades (3rd-8th), the Arts Classroom, and Science Lab. Both floors has a mix of the schools business offices and storage rooms.


Address: 7777 South 15th Terrace, Phoenix, AZ 85042

Census Tract: 4013116703

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