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7-12
Public charter
Apache Junction, AZ
Students enrolled: 280
Before care: No
After care: No

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1843 W. 16th Avenue
Apache Junction, AZ 85220

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(480) 355-0530
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September 30, 2014
The school bills itself as college prep, actually only in name. My child's textbooks are antiquated, the teachers and administration are unapproachable and rude. The e text books rarely work and my child often has to take pictures of the assignment with the cell phone. We will be looking for another school.

- submitted by a parent
April 17, 2014
Both my son and husband agree with me that we made the right decision last fall in sending our son to Imagine Prep. What a dedicated and caring staff and administration!! I've never seen my son so focused on his studies and involvement in activities. Thank you Imagine Prep!!

- submitted by a parent
January 09, 2014
Well, I've seen the reviews on the academics on Imagine Prep and couldn't agree more. Since this new administration has taken over I've seen tremendous growth and commitment, I know I made the right choice for my kids. I also want to comment on the growing Athletic Department; I was told there would be changes and additional opportunities and they weren't just talking. Last year I believe there was only varsity volleyball, soccer and basketball, this year they added varsity and junior high football, the cheerleading team, junior high basketball. I'm told they'll be adding a golf team and weight training club for the spring. This is a well rounded school and I'm elated my kids attend.

- submitted by a parent
September 23, 2013
My daughter is attending Imagine Prep again this year and we are both very excited about it. This year I have noticed some positive changes such as increased parent/teacher communication, more clubs and sports teams, as well as AP classes and Project Lead the Way. I really appreciate that the front office staff, administrators, and teachers are welcoming and supportive of my daughter. I would recommend this school for many reasons, but I would have to say that individualized attention is at the top of my list!

- submitted by a parent
August 28, 2013
My children have been attending Imagine Prep for a ccouple of years and it gets betterr each year. They love going to school and the admistration quickly and effectively addresses concerrns. I am proud to be associated with Imagine Schools!

- submitted by a parent
August 28, 2013
I'm impressed with this school's determination to be a real STEM school. The robotics programs are wonderful, the technology and science labs seem to fit together. I look forward to seeing this school continue to grow. I would recommend this school to any parent who wants their child to experience an education that prepares them for the future.

- submitted by a parent
August 25, 2013
You know what they say.... It starts from the TOP and this is oh so true at Imagine Prep Superstition! There is a great open door policy with the Principal, Academic Dean and Teachers. If you need help or simply need a question answered stop and talk to anyone at Imagine. They always make time for you and they value any time that you can give to the school. I would highly recommend this school to anyone!

- submitted by a parent
May 30, 2013
Most people think foster parents don't care about the children in their care, but that is not so. So with that stated. We placed two of our children in Imagine Prep hoping to give them a jump at life. Last year had some serious bumps both on the schools end and our childrens. During the summer we discussed how we should proceed; stay or go. Ofter much consideration and a few meetings with the new staff and principal Mr. Clark we opted to stay. For the record, we are well pleased. The school has provided an safe and nurturing environment for our children to excel. Thank you administration and staff. Posted again, I think my email with was wrong or not working correctly.

- submitted by a community member
May 24, 2013
Interesting to read the last few recent comments from "parents." Honestly, they seem a little fake. Anyone can come on here and create a review so take it all with a grain of salt. (Including staff/administration.) Its all in the deatials... The following is 100% We have attended Imagine Prep for 3 years and each year have witnessed many changes. This past school year has welcomed all new staff as well as administration. Promises at the beginning were not met fully and next year there are again "new promises." Overall I was disappointed. I feel that teacher communication was poor and needs improvement. Example: All year I'd only received 2 emails from same teacher, letting me know how well my child was doing in his class, thats it out of all the teachers. Lets face it, as a parent we want the best for our kids which is why we choose charter schools, many times we believe smaller overall class size will mean a better education & communication, not true. Bottom line,with all the money put into "new" programs to draw in new students and your student enrollment continues to drop....MESSAGE! Something is lacking. Best find out what it is and fix it or the school will have to close.

- submitted by a parent
March 26, 2013
I am very pleased with the progress of my child-she is exceeding in all of her classes and after school activities are exciting to participate in. Looking forward to enrolling my other children in the future.

- submitted by a parent
March 20, 2013
Very happy with my daughter coming here. They do a really great job making sure that their students are taken care of and the staff is very good at communicating with the parents.

- submitted by a parent
March 05, 2013
My granddaughter attends school at Imagine Prep and she seems to enjoy it. There is always something going on to participate in and always feel welcome when on campus.

- submitted by a parent
March 05, 2013
I am very pleased with the college prep environment that Imagine Prep is providing for my student. I am encouraged that my son will be successful in college and in his future.

- submitted by a parent
February 08, 2013
My daughter has been going to this school for two years. The first year went great. This school year is great as well. The project based learning is wonderful. It is very challenging and is exactly what my daughter needs to make it in the world today. The faculty and staff are amazing. I always know what is going on with my daughter. The teachers keep parents well informed. I am a very involved parent and cannot think of a reason not to send my daughter there.

- submitted by a parent
January 29, 2013
This is our first year at Imagine Prep. My daughter is in 7th grade. She has never been a really strong student, but with all the support she is now an A student. She truly enjoys Imagine Prep, I do as well. The teachers and staff do a great job making the kids feel like enpowered.

- submitted by a parent
October 30, 2012
I am so happy to have my kids go here. They really are learning on such a broad spectrum - I am very pleased. The curriculum is fantastic.

- submitted by a parent
October 30, 2012
Great staff! The teachers are very hands on in making sure that they kids are excelling everyday & I love the early college program. the difficulty and homework given is very manageable. We are both very happy.

- submitted by a parent
October 16, 2012
Imagine Prep Has gone down hill without breaks. There are few teachers that are good but the administration does not encourage real growth for the students. The classes are limited I would not recommend this school to anyone

- submitted by a teacher
May 31, 2012
When i first started going to the prep i was very amazed at the curriculum and the teachers that were present at the school. But when i came back my second year everything had changed. The beginning of the 2011-2012 went pretty smoothly but with change of administration A lot of things when downhill. Some very uncalled for things were happening At the school and made going there very miserable. It was allegedly a "college Prep" school but because of me going there i am not on track to graduate. I was denied essential classes and with no elective classes you where very limited to the choices you have. I also found out that they were not giving me credit for the a class that i passed. But might i say the teachers that were there gave 110% to making sure that the students would pass their classes. Without them i wouldn't have passed a single class. Sadly the teachers will not be returning next year so i would really advise not sending your children to this school. Its downgrading to more of an alternative school instead of preparing you for college.

- submitted by a community member
May 30, 2012
I appreciate the parent outreach at this school, I like that I can stay involved in my son's education. Also, the discipline policies are handled very professionally by the faculty and staff. My son had a problem with another student and not only did they talk with the boys, but they also brought both sets of parents in to ensure that everyone was on the same page. They kept me informed and updated even after the conference and everything went very smoothly because of the way they handled it.

- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2012
I am very disappointed in this school. The lack of communication between the administration and parents is astounding. They do not seem to have the students best interest at heart and also show a lack of professionalism and maturity. I am very disappointed in this school and will not be sending my child back.

- submitted by a parent
May 25, 2012
As parent I am not only worried about my child but the well being of other children who attend this school. I am afraid that my child is not learning everything needed and that the staff has to much power over test scores and grades. Not to mention the school has not held consecutive staff including principals. I would advise any parent thinking about putting their child here to think again.

- submitted by a parent
October 20, 2010
Imagine prep keeps the learning enviroment safe, yet challenging. The students are required to wear uniforms, and the discipline they are taught both scholastically and socially is exceptional.

- submitted by a parent
May 06, 2010
Students totally disrespect teachers and actions are not taken, so the students continue to get worse. On the other Students have experienced numerous changes of techers in Spanish and English classes leaving with low grades. Due to the mistakes made by recent teachers students are facing strenuos work to catch up and keep up with the cirriculum.

- submitted by a student
no rating April 19, 2010
This school is taking a dive. Things promised by the administration are never recieved, the teachers usually leave, and have no respect for the students. There are very little extracurricular activities, and we don't even have a school nurse. It's a stretch to even find certified teachers. Cheerleaders and football players seem to never be diciplined, and the rest of us have all the 'hate'. Rules change in the blink of an eye, and we're left on our own as far as our learning goes. The Principal almost always takes credit for the student's work, and they get very little recognition. If the students are being prepared for college and life, it's only because they're left to fend for themselves.

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February 11, 2010
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February 09, 2010
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- submitted by a student
December 04, 2009
This is one of the best schools i have been to. us the students take our learninq seriously, because we want to get somewhere in live. this school prepares us for the future and for college. oh and the teachers are really great. go Mr.Duren!!!!!!

- submitted by a student
October 24, 2009
Found it to never keep the promises made. More interested in money and keeping numbers up. Is beginning to look like an alternative school. Quality of kids and parent is taking a dive. Staff talks big, doesnt back it up. Never returns our calls. Principle makes promises she wont keep. Kids run the school

- submitted by a parent
June 22, 2009
This school is the answer that parents of Apache Junction students have been looking for! My child is going someplace in life! I have to say Imagine Prep is paving the way to her future!

- submitted by a parent
May 28, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
March 30, 2009
This is without a doubt one of the best schools that i have gone to. with this school there is no limit.

- submitted by a student
March 11, 2009
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Imagine Prep is a safe and nurturing College Preparatory S.T.E.M academy.

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Imagine Prep Superstition
1843 W. 16th Avenue, Apache Junction, AZ  85220
(480) 355-0530
Last modified Imagine Prep Superstition is a Charter school that serves grades 7-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Imagine Prep Superstition Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 33 reviews. Top