Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 02:45 PM
School leader Dr. Wayne Porter
District Tempe Preparatory Academy
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Humanities
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Visual arts
World languages
Writing

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
5
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
0
AP Classes
4
Languages
including: Latin
Music Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Opera
Orchestra
Theory
Performing & written arts Drama
Poetry
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught French
German
Latin
Spanish
AP classes offered None

Support

15
Facilities
including: College / career center
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
College / career center
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Kitchen
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Natural area
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Science lab
Sports Fields
Swimming pool
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Gifted and talented programs
Tutoring
College preparation resources College/career counseling
College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 66% 41%
Hispanic 20% 44%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 3%
Two or more races 5% 2%
Black 3% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 46% 49%
Male 54% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 11% N/A
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

9
Girls Sports
including: Softball
10
Boys Sports
including: Volleyball
14
Clubs
including: Robotics club
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Golf
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Football
Golf
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Soccer
Swimming
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Art club
Community service
Debate
Drama club
Forensics club
Gardening
Homework help / Study buddy club
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Science club
Student newspaper
Foreign language and culture club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Ward Traditional Academy
  Broadmor Elementary School
  Basis Ahwatukee
Students typically continue on to these schools Arizona State University, incl. Barrett Honors College

Awards

Academic award Ranked 1st in the State of Arizona for the percentage of college graduates from an open enrollment public high school
Year received 2013
Academic award One of only 4 high schools in the State recognized as an NCEA Higher Performing School in All Subjects
Year received 2013
Academic award Ranked 1st in the State of Arizona for open enrollment public high schools, Arizona Dept. of Education Report Card
Year received 2012

Teachers

5
Staff
including: School counselor
Staff Behavioral health specialist
Coach(es)
College counselor
School counselor
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff French
German
Italian
Latin
Russian
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None

Enrollment

Learn more Http://tempeprep.org/admissions/online-application/
Ways to enroll/attend this school Apply to the school
Application requirements Application

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2013-2014
Students by group NCES, 2013-2014