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School leader:  Dr. Wayne Porter
1251 E. Southern Ave
Tempe, AZ 85283

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(480) 839-3402
(480) 755-0546
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"Tempe Preparatory Academy is a rigorous liberal arts public charter school."

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    Uniforms
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Humanities, Mathematics, Music, Performing arts, Science...
  • Arts
    Chamber music, Choir / Chorus, Opera, Orchestra, Theory...
  • World languages
    French, German, Latin, Spanish
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Grateful to: Teacher
Submitted by a parent · October 22, 2015
Thank you to the many dedicated teachers at Tempe Prep who share their talents daily!

Develops grit: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · October 22, 2015
The rigorous academic curriculum and high expectations from teachers definitely develops persistence, grit, and determination -- along with the variety of extracurricular athletic opportunities at the school.

Develops empathy: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · October 22, 2015
Tempe Prep has a community service requirement for all high school students. My children's classmates are actively volunteering regularly at several Valley hospitals, animal shelters, Hospice of the Valley, Feed My Starving Children, St. Vincent... more

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Submitted by a parent · October 22, 2015
I love this school! I love the depth of the curriculum and the dedication and exceptional academic qualifications and maturity of the teachers at Tempe Prep. I love the discussions that my children have after school with classmates (or at the... more

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About this school

* small class sizes * liberal arts core curriculum * critical thinking through Socratic learning * robust music and arts education * in-depth study of a world language (6 years) * math and science every year * state championship robotics, speech & debate, and athletic teams * outstanding scores on standardized testing (state & national, including ACT, SAT, and SAT Subject Tests) * highest percentage of college completion in the Valley (and 2nd highest in the state)

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Tempe Preparatory Academy
1251 E. Southern Ave, Tempe, AZ  85283
(480) 839-3402
Last modified Tempe Preparatory Academy is a Charter school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Tempe Preparatory Academy Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 62 reviews. Top