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Upcoming Events

Sports Physicals
Sat, Jul 30, 2016 from 9:00am – 11:00am @ Tempe Preparatory Academy – Zelman Center
New Student Orientation
Wed, Aug 3, 2016 from 8:30am – 12:30pm
Back to School Social
Wed, Aug 3, 2016 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm
U.S. Congressional Award presentations by Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09)
Thu, Aug 4, 2016 from 10:30am – 11:30am @ Tempe Preparatory Academy – Zelman Center
TPA students and families are invited to attend the U.S. Congressional Award presentations by our U.S. Congressional representative, Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09), recognizing the achievements …
First Day of School (8 am – 3 pm)
Fri, Aug 5, 2016
The first day of school will be a full day of classes (8 am – 3 pm) during which teachers will provide vital information about each course to students. For more information on back to school items, s…
Newspaper begins
Fri, Aug 5, 2016 from 7:30am – 8:00am @ Tempe Preparatory Academy – Room 503
Bel Canto Rehearsals Begin
Mon, Aug 8, 2016 from 3:00pm – 4:00pm @ Tempe Preparatory Academy – Zelman Center
Bel Canto is our Junior High Vocal Ensemble. Contact Mrs. Rey for information….
Cantamus Auditions
Tue, Aug 9, 2016 from 7:00am – 8:00am @ Tempe Preparatory Academy – Zelman Center
Contact Mrs. Rey for audition information…
Board of Directors Meeting
Tue, Aug 9, 2016 at 6:00pm @ Zelman Center
Speech & Debate Begins
Wed, Aug 10, 2016 from 3:00pm – 5:30pm @ Tempe Preparatory Academy – Room 404



Welcome to the Tempe Preparatory Academy, a community of learners, where we invite you to join us in a lifelong educational journey through the liberal arts.

As a liberal arts preparatory academy with a strong curriculum grounded in the Western tradition, Tempe Preparatory Academy values the enduring pursuit of truth, goodness and beauty. By focusing on this ancient and respected triad of values, Tempe Preparatory Academy seeks to challenge and encourage holistic growth outside the academic setting.

The mission of Tempe Preparatory Academy (Grades 6-12) is to enrich the minds and lives of its students academically and socially. We provide a caring environment with opportunities for personal development, social responsibility, co-curricular engagement, and community service on and off campus.

Oliberal arts preparatory academyur liberal arts core curriculum gives students the necessary breadth and depth of expertise for every potential career, every course of study, and every kind of leisure.

We integrate knowledge across multiple disciplines, including humanities, foreign languages, natural science and mathematics to support the all-round development of an individual (holistic development). Students also explore and practice the fine arts of music, painting and drama.

Each discipline focuses on inquiry-based learning – where students ask questions, observe, plan investigations to make explanations, formulate new understandings, and use those understandings to make sense of the world.

Each discipline teaches and reinforces the classical trivium stages – critical thinking, grammatical and logical analysis, as well as rhetoric.

Working together, our courses and instructors are redefining the entire academic experience and creating lifelong learners.