Academy of Thought and Industry at North Scottsdale | Academy of Thought and Industry

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Academy of Thought and Industry at North Scottsdale

We are a modern Montessori-inspired middle school in North Scottsdale, AZ delivering a powerful education for independence, to develop curious, self-motivated adolescents who thrive in school and in life. Contact admissions at (917) 410-2235 to learn more or book a tour.

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Welcome to ATI North Scottsdale

Now offering Middle School

Welcome to the Academy of Thought and Industry in North Scottsdale. I am delighted you're here!

ATI is a unique educational opportunity designed specifically for the needs of adolescents. Adolescence is a period of intense physical and emotional growth, and it deserves individually tailored education.

I'm honored to lead this school and to partner with our exceptional educators and our remarkable students and families to co-create a challenging, supportive, deeply caring, and inspiring learning community.

I hope you'll explore our website to learn more about ATI and then come see us for yourself. I'd love to meet you.

Carolyn Burns, Head of School

A look at our campus

Join our community

Our Middle School community at North Scottsdale is quickly growing. We host regular events to foster a vibrant school community: coffee chats with our faculty, student work showcases, and shadow days to experience a day in the life of an ATI student. We look forward to meeting you!

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I love coming to school to work and see my friends. I feel lucky to have my coach, who helps motivate me when I can't decide what to focus on.
Katherine P.
Student, ATI North Scottsdale

Meet the faculty

Head of School

Carolyn Burns

Head of School

Start your journey with us

Learn about ATI by attending one or more of our upcoming events and virtual info sessions
Consider a attending Shadow Day on campus to experience a day in the life of an ATI student
Submit your student application to ATI, which includes the option for financial aid (if necessary)
Work with Admissions to prepare for your first day of school! We can't wait to have you join our community

Take a school tour

ATI North Scottsdale is located at 20624 N 76th St, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, in the same building as our early years school, Guidepost Montessori. We'd love for you to come and visit!

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Experience school on your terms

Join a school community designed to support your education with coaching, small classes, and a commitment to our core values. Engage in deep study and personal exploration as a student at ATI.

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