About Us

Cenpatico Schools is a state-approved provider of private special education day programming and related services.  We have served public school systems and charters across Arizona since 1995, demonstrating success in providing specialized education and therapeutic services to students across the disability spectrum: Autistic, Emotionally Disabled, Intellectual Disabilities (Mild-Moderate-Severe), Multiple Disabilities, Specific Learning Disabilities, Speech-Language Impairments, and Other Health Impairments.

Cenpatico Schools is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cenpatico Behavioral Health, LLC (Cenpatico), headquartered in Austin, Texas. Cenpatico is a wholly-owned entity of CenCorp Health Solutions™ (CenCorp), headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. CenCorp is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Centene Corporation® (Centene), headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

Cenpatico Schools utilizes the resources of both Cenpatico and Centene in delivering services. The long-term strength of Centene and Cenpatico ensures a solid financial foundation for Cenpatico Schools. The combination of expertise among the companies – education, behavioral health, and healthcare management – provides districts with added dimensions and perspectives for innovation and service delivery.