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.


Two-generation approach goes beyond traditional parent engagement

August 17, 2016

Sheltering Arms, Educare Atlanta’s parent organization, is leading an innovative Acceleration Grant project funded by the Buffett Early Childhood Fund to support the use of two-generation approaches at Educare schools in Arizona, New Orleans, Central Maine and Atlanta. A two-generation… 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