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Tempe Preparatory Academy

1251 E. Southern Avenue
Tempe , AZ , 85282
Phone: 4808393402
33° 23' 33.6156" N, 111° 55' 6.1968" W
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Karin Moffitt
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Tempe Preparatory Academy is a tuition-free, public charter school in Tempe for students in grades 6-12 that provides a nationally acclaimed liberal arts education based on the Great Books of Western Civilization with an exceptional math, science, foreign language, humanities, and fine arts curriculum taught in Socratic-style seminar classes, along with a mission of educating students to pursue Truth, Beauty, and Goodness. Tempe Prep has been recognized by the Arizona Board of Regents as having the highest percentage of college graduates among all open enrollment public high schools in the state (2020) and has been named the #1 high school in Arizona by Newsweek (America’s Top High Schools 2016). “Our curriculum is rigorous, preparing students for college, and ultimately career success. Our class sizes are small, as are the teacher loads. We offer a safe and enriching learning environment enriched with arts, athletics and character education,” explains Dr. Porter. “Tempe Prep offers the well-rounded education most parents are seeking for their children.” Over half of Tempe Prep’s graduates pursue majors and careers in engineering and STEM fields. For more information about enrolling at Tempe Prep or to schedule a tour, visit the school’s website at tempeprep.org.


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