Name:  Center for Educational Excellence
Acronym:  CEE
Grades:  Preschool – 8
Location:  Tempe, Arizona
Year Opened:  1997
Executive Director:  Stacey Cochran
Dress Code:  Yes
Approximate Enrollment:  360
  • 180 days
  • 1 week intercession in Fall and Spring
  • 2 week intercession in Winter

CEE (The Center for Educational Excellence) is an accredited public charter school serving students in grades Kindergarten through Eighth. Our facility is conveniently located in Tempe, Arizona, just minutes away from both the 101 and I-10 freeways. From school field trips to monthly town hall meetings, we aim to create an atmosphere that is unprecedented in education.


Public notice of all meetings per A.R.S.  § 38-431.02, all notices of the advisory board meetings for the Allen-Cochran DBA Center for Educational Excellence, a charter school will be posted on our ‘School Calendar‘.  Notices will also be posted outside 1700 East Elliot Road #9 Tempe, Arizona 85284, which is open to the public between 7am to 6pm Monday thru Friday except legal holidays Such notices will indicate the date, time, and place of the meeting and will include an agenda.

Student Corner

This section of our website is dedicated to sharing the collective student “voice”. We feel that it’s extremely important to give each of our students an opportunity to let their voice be heard in a larger forum.

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Contact Us

Center for Educational Excellence
Phone: (480) 632-1940

Opening Hours:
Monday-Friday: 7am to 6pm