Educare Arizona

As the only Educare school in the southwest, Educare Arizona serves young children and families and is a model for the region showing the positive impact of high-quality early childhood education. The school is located in the Balsz School District, which serves a culturally and linguistically diverse population, and is adjacent to Brunson-Lee Elementary School. The school has an onsite health clinic, the Balsz Educare Arizona Center for Health (BEACH), which provides quality medical, dental and behavioral health services to Educare Arizona children and families as well as the surrounding community.


Educare gardens: Plant a seed and watch children grow

October 12, 2016

As fall gets underway, children and families at Educare schools are busy harvesting the last of the crops grown in each of their gardens. These gardens are an inspiring addition to the schools and provide new opportunities and experiences for… Read More




Educare Arizona
1300 North 48th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008

Quick Facts:

  • Serves 191 children birth to age five and their families
  • Opened in September 2011
  • Partners: Arizona State University, Balsz School District, Educare Learning Network, Ibis Foundation of Arizona, The Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust, Scottsdale Healthcare, Steve Nash Foundation, Southwest Human Development, Whiteman Foundation, State of Arizona