Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 03:15 PM
School leader Paul Grant
District James Madison Preparatory School
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

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

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning At James Madison Preparatory School of Tempe, Arizona, we stress America’s great academic traditions and disciplines in a small 7th through 12th grade setting. Our mission is to challenge committed students with a robust, traditional education emphasizing America’s history and system of government. We promote America’s virtues – self-reliance, honesty, integrity, courage, respectfulness, strong work ethic, and responsibility.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Humanities
Mathematics

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Orchestra
3
Languages
including: Latin
Music Choir / Chorus
Orchestra
Rock band
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Photography
World languages taught French
Latin
Spanish

Support

4
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Auditorium
Cafeteria
Performance stage
Science lab
Extra learning resources None
Differentiated learning programs
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 70% 41%
Hispanic 20% 44%
Two or more races 6% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 3%
Black 1% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 48% 49%
Male 52% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

8
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
9
Boys Sports
including: Track
16
Clubs
including: Student newspaper
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Football
Soccer
Softball
Track
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Football
PE classes
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Soccer
Track
Ultimate Frisbee
Clubs Anime club
Art club
Book / reading club
Chess club
Dance club
Debate
DECA
Drama club
Drum line
Game club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Mock trial competition club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Woodshop
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Students typically come from these schools Homeschool
  Christian schools
  Other charter schools
Students typically continue on to these schools Arizona State University
  Small private colleges in US and Canada

Awards

Academic award US News & World Report Bronze Medal
Year received 2012
Academic award US News & World Report Bronze Medal
Year received N/a

Teachers

8
Staff
including: Security personnel
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
College counselor
School counselor
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Tutor(s)

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Enrollment starts with re-enrollment, sibling enrollment, and the open enrollment.
Learn more Http://www.madisonprep.org/contact.html
Ways to enroll/attend this school Apply to the school
Application requirements Application
Transcript
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application submission begins 02/08/2016
Application deadline 02/19/2016
# of students accepted 200
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

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