6
out of 10

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School leader:  Shelly Lether
4221 North Hughes
Fresno, CA 93705

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(559) 225-7737
(559) 225-0976
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Best known for
"VPA is best known for its excellent academic and leadership programs. "

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    None
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Service learning, Social justice
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    None
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61 reviews

Community rating

How would you rate your experience at this school?

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1 STAR
7

Recent Comments


Overall:
Submitted by a community member · July 24, 2016
Dear, future students, teachers, or anyone who dares associate with this school DONT. This school is possibly the worst charter in California. The teachers are fired after 10 years of working because, the school doesn't wanna give them the... more

Overall:
Submitted by a parent · May 24, 2016
This school plays by there own rules. They have a structured policy and guidelines in place however, they pick and choose when and with whom to follow protocol. There is a definite "in crowd". Once you've been ostracized from it, good luck.... more

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Submitted by a parent · September 09, 2015
The school is an excellent place to learn. With the Leader in Me Program, along with high standards for learning, children feel safe and enjoy coming to school each day. The school has a high attendance rate.

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · September 09, 2015
The teachers are caring and work hard to teach the new Common Core Standards in a way that is engaging to students. The teachers have great classroom management at this school.

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About this school

VPA meets the extraordinary needs of our students through a carefully designed and innovative instructional program. After years of utilizing The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People as a core of our character education program, VPA has fully adopted the acclaimed program, The Leader in Me, the globally-acclaimed, standards-aligned school culture program that emphasizes critical 21st century skills.

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Last modified: July 24, 2016
Last modified Valley Preparatory Academy Charter School is a Charter school that serves grades K-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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