ASU Prep Poly is Charter School of the Year

ASU Prep Poly STEM Academy, an A-rated charter school serving 686 students on the ASU Polytechnic campus in Mesa, was named the 2018 Charter School of the Year by the Arizona Charter School Association. ASU Prep Poly STEM Academy is a consistently excelling, A-rated public charter school that succeeds in educating all children, regardless of background. The STEM Academy on the ASU Polytechnic campus prepares students to partner with ASU researchers to develop real-world solutions to solve issues and create a better world. Students gain hands-on experience, which is helping to establish a strong STEM pipeline of future graduates and ultimately science, technology, engineering and mathematics professionals. The school provides a comprehensive leadership and character-building program built into its rigorous academic curriculum.

School director Claudia Mendoza will accept the award at a ceremony on December 5.