Grades: 7-12th

Reserve your spot here at TLI and prepare for a fun-filled year. 


Interested in volunteering? Speak with our receptionist to explore ways you can get involved.

Important Dates

Need to get in Contact with us?

For Enrollment please contact our front office Yesenia Leon or Melissa Rojas:

Email: or 

Phone: (602) 241-7876

For student record requests please contact our Registrar Melissa Rojas: 


Phone: (602) 241-7876

For public record requests please contact our Director Jordan Palma:


Phone: (602) 241-7876

Safe to Return to in-Person Plan

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EMAC form - Click HERE to view.

Returning to school Notice

"Dear Students, Parents, and Guardians,

The Learning Institute and its staff would like to welcome you to the 2023/2024 school year. We are excited to have all students back on campus full-time, for in-person instruction. We look forward to all the new changes for the coming year and hope you all enjoy them. 

We'd like to welcome all returning and first-year students to join us during family orientation days to tour the campus and meet new and returning staff. During this time you'll receive a copy of your class schedule, student login information, supplies list, and student IDs. To schedule a visit or for more information, please contact the front office at (602) 241-7876. 

Superintendent, Nate Palma"


Notice of Postings

Average Teacher Salary 2025: VIEW

Average Teacher Salary 2024: VIEW

Average Teacher Salary 2023: VIEW

Average Teacher Salary 2022: VIEW 

Average Teacher Salary 2021: VIEW

FY 25 Budget Summary: VIEW

FY 24 Budget Summary: VIEW

FY 23 Budget Summary: VIEW

FY 22 Budget Summary: VIEW 

FY 21 Budget Summary: VIEW

ASBCS Performance Link: Click Here 

A Letter to our Parents Regarding Reopening: View / Download 

Distance Learning Plan 20/21: View / Download 

Mitigation Plan: View / Download 

Face Mask Policy: View / Download 

Child Find Referral Policy & Procedures: View / Download 

Parental Rights Handbook: View 

Child Find Policies & Procedures: View 

Board Meeting Notice, Agenda, and Minutes (Child Find): View 

PSAE's Parent Classroom Visits Tours or Observations Policy: View

Covid - 19

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Resources for families during COVID-19

Learn a little about us

The Phoenix School of Academic Excellence (PSAE), The Learning Institute (TLI), is a charter school located in central Phoenix, Arizona serving grades 7th through 12th. 

Since opening in 1998, it has been and still is designated as an alternative school by the Arizona Department of Education. To make available the best individualized learning for your child, PSAE provides a variety of instructional resources through direct instruction and web-based learning. 

Our student's benefit from the differentiated coursework we provide for all students. PSAE recognizes the unique needs and different levels of each student. If you would like to learn more about PSAE: The Learning Institute, please read our Vision and Mission Statement. 

Interested in Enrolling?!

In need of credits or want to work ahead? PSAE: The Learning Institute is now enrolling for the New School Year. Come enroll today, space is limited! 

Please stop by the front office to enroll your student today. 

Currently Enrolling:

Grades 7th - 12th