Paideia Academy and Preschool South Phoenix

Preschools | Phoenix, AZ

about this business

Paideia Academy was founded in 2012 by Dr. Brian Winsor to serve the needs of the whole child and support the needs of the whole family. Paideia currently serves kindergarten through eighth grades with plans to eventually build a campus serving grades seven through 12. The Paideia campus also houses Paideia Preschool South Mountain serving little 3 and 4 year old scholars. The Paideia campus also houses the Paideia Family Resource Center offering a wide variety of support to the South Phoenix community families. Paideia Academy provides a whole-child” learning experience – academics, character and leadership, recreation and culture, physical, mental, and emotional health – to empower all scholars to achieve success in college, career, citizenship, and family life. Paideia scholars are immersed in a rigorous academic-intellectual experience of authentic literacy, social studies, and mathematics and scientific inquiry. The Paideia whole-child education teaches our scholars to live, to love, to learn, and go forth to leave a lasting legacy of goodness.

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Hours of Operation

  • monday 7:30am - 4:30pm
  • tuesday 7:30am - 4:30pm
  • wednesday 7:30am - 4:30pm
  • thursday 7:30am - 4:30pm
  • friday 7:30am - 4:30pm


  • Academics
  • After School Enrichment - Owl Club
  • Boy Scouts
  • Cub Scouts
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Family Resources
  • Leadership training and development
  • National Honor Society
  • Preschool - 8th Grade
  • Zumba and Family Fitness

Payment Types

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  • Visa


2013 Small Business Success Award.

2014 Nomination Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Community Impact Award


  • "My daughter is in Ms. Kathy's pre-K class. She is excited to go to school every morning and loves telling me about her day when I pick her up. Our family has been thrilled with the staff and programs offered at Paideia. It is such a welcome addition to the South Phoenix community." - Erin E.

  • "The feeling you get in Paideia is love... Love for the student, love for the family, love for the staff, and an intense love of learning. So happy to be part of this great school." - Brian W.

  • Hilario Aria Alexander
    · January 7, 2015
    I love Ms. Yama she is always excited to start the day! She is encouraging and always wants her Scholars to make good choices! My son loves going to school and has grown so much!

  • Mandy N Mita Robert reviewed Paideia Preschool — 5 star August 2 ·
    My daughter is in Kindergarten and I am loving how this school works! I had the time to stay for the morning assembly and I loved the experience! Feeling really comfortable for my daughter!

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1535 E. Baseline Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85042
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