Poly STEM Academy

ASU Prep CTDS Numbers for an AZ Tax Credit

New this year, concerning tax credit donations, is the need for our school’s CTDS number to be provided on the donor’s tax forms in order to claim their donation toward a tax credit. Per Arizona's guidelines:

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 Schools Association. ASU Prep Poly STEM Academy is a consistently excelling, A-rated public charter school that succeeds in educating all children, regardless of background.

Average Teacher Salaries

(A.R.S.15-903.E amended by Laws 2018, Ch 285, 10)

  • Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2019 (budget year): $52,735
  • Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2018 (prior year): $46,921
  • Increase in average teacher salary from the prior year: $5,814
  • Percentage increase: 12%

It's Back to School Season at ASU Prep

It's the happiest time of the year - back to school season at ASU Preparatory Academy! Our teachers have been prepping their classrooms for the new school year, and we cannot wait to welcome our Sun Devils back to campus. If you're not sure what the schedule is for your campus, please see below.

Dr. Anna Battle Joins the ASU Prep Family

Please help us in welcoming Dr. Anna Battle as the new Chief Leadership Development Officer for ASU Preparatory Academy. Dr. Battle will manage the leadership development program for faculty and staff across the organization and will supervise our school site directors. She brings a wealth of leadership and school administrator knowledge from her 32 years as an educator, and we are lucky to have her join the ASU Prep family.

ASU Prep Poly STEM Academy tied for top spot in Arizona school ratings

Good news! ASU Preparatory Polytechnic STEM Academy tied for the top spot in Arizona school ratings for 2017, based on the final letter grades and scores recently released by the Arizona Department of Education.

ASU Prep Poly STEM Academy earned a score of 92 out of a total of 90 eligible points. Our school tied for the highest percentage in scoring based on a formula that weighs proficiency in the AzMERIT standardized tests, as well as improvement in scores of some subgroups of students, and other factors, such as absenteeism.

Letter to Families: Red for Ed Teacher Walkouts

Dear ASU Prep families,

Thank you for your ongoing patience and understanding regarding the important events related to the statewide walkout for education here in Arizona.

We appreciate your support and are happy to return to our regular routines!  

Again, thank you for your patience and support as we all work together in the best interest of all of our students, families, and staff.

Sincerely,
ASU Prep Leadership

Phoenix Collegiate Academy is joining the ASU Preparatory Academy family in 2018!

Just announced: Phoenix Collegiate Academy (PCA) is merging with ASU Preparatory Academy to become ASU Prep South Phoenix-PCA, effective July 1, 2018. The school will continue to serve students in grades PreK-12 in existing PCA facilities. Through this merger, ASU Prep South Phoenix-PCA will provide more students with a college preparatory experience that demonstrates all students, regardless of their backgrounds, can achieve college success.

Poly STEM Academy and High School Receive STEM Certifications

The ASU Preparatory Academy Polytechnic campuses are celebrating their certifications as STEM schools by AdvancEd. AdvancED, the accrediting body, visited the K-8 STEM Academy campus as well as the high school campus to evaluate our teachers and their practices and to visit many of our students and their families. Following the evaluation process, ASU Prep was granted certification as a STEM school. 

ASU Prep is Now Enrolling

ASU Preparatory Academy is now in open enrollment season for the 2018-19 school year. Some but not all of our campuses have a waitlist. If there is more interest than seats available per grade, we will host a lottery. If you are a new family interested in enrolling at one of our schools, please click the campus link below to fill out an interest form. Families interested in enrolling at our ASU Prep Digital high school should click here.

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