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The traditional brick-and-mortar education model doesn't benefit everyone. Fully accredited, Arizona Preparatory Academy offers a self-paced, full-time on-campus, blended, and fully online education model. Each year APA graduates over 150 traditional-aged students and adult students. You could join them and earn your high school diploma.

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FY 2023-2024 average teacher salary (A.R.S. §15-189.05)

Safety Mitigation Plan 

As the 2022-2023 school year has begun, North Star Charter School, Inc. (NS) has prepared for re-opening after the sudden and unanticipated closure and subsequent re-opening with restrictions last year of all public schools in Arizona in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic. Taking into consideration concerns regarding the spread of Covid-19 and the possibility for the need to close again suddenly, we at NS have reached out to all of our stakeholders for input about the best way to re-open our school facilities for the 2022-2023 school year and the steps we should take to ensure safety of students, families, and all NS team members.

 

With the priorities of safety of everyone in our community while providing quality instruction, the administration of NS feels it is of utmost importance to inform all stakeholders about health protocols, academic options, and operational decision- making protocols as we move forward. The plan we outline in this executive summary takes into consideration the recommendations and requirements of the most recent Executive Orders from Governor Ducey and the best health and safety practices recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and local public health services. We have also consulted legal counsel and sought the input of students, families, and NS facility members. All of us at NS share the collective goal to have a thoughtful reopening plan that strikes a balance between the laws of the State of Arizona, continuing health concerns posed by COVID-19 including the “delta variant” and the needs of students and our community.

NS has developed plans for three instructional and operational models that prioritize quality learning experiences for all students and safety: In-Person Learning, Hybrid, and Remote Instruction. Conditions related to COVID-19 likely will continue to be fluid through the 2022-2023 school year. We have developed this plan to be flexible enough to respond to changing health conditions and to meet the diverse needs of our students and their family preferences. This will be a living document that will be updated as needed based on the best available current information as it develops.

Despite the global challenges that have re-formed all of our lives, we at NS look forward to a successful 2022-2023 school year.

 

Sincerely,

Kurt Huzar
Chief Executive Officer
 

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School Information

Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy as to Students

Arizona Preparatory Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Notice

Per A.R.S. §38-431.02, all notices of the meetings for the North Star Charter Schools, Inc. and any of its committees and subcommittees will be posted on this website. Notices will also be posted outside 4200 N 99th Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85037, which is open to the public between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday except legal holidays. Such notices will indicate the date, time, and place of the meeting and will include an agenda.

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Teacher Salaries

Average Base Salary*

Increase in Average Base Salary

Year-over-Year increase

2018-19

2019-20

2020-21

$51,017

$1,577

3.2%

$73,960

$22,943

45.0%

$75,500

$1,540

2.1%

2021-22

2.4%

$1,540

$77,320

Historical average teacher salary

Arizona Preparatory Academy Walkthrough

We can't wait to welcome you to Arizona Preparatory Academy! Take a look at our video walkthrough for a closer look at our wonderful school!

Your School. Your Time. Your place.®

100% Online Program

Giving students the flexibility they need to complete school online.

Ground Campus

Providing a physical location for students to attend on-campus full-time.

$83,777

1. Average salary of all teachers employed in the budget year 2024:

$7,135

3. Increase in average teacher salary from the prior year 2023:

$76,642

2. Average salary of all teachers employed in prior year 2023:

9.3%

4. Percentage Increase 

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Arizona Preparatory Academy 

Your School. Your Time. Your Place.®

Offering Arizona students 20 years of quality high school educational opportunity! 

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Tuition Free | Accredited | Enrollment: (623) 907-2661

Teacher Salaries

Average Base Salary*

Increase in Average Base Salary

Year-over-Year increase

2022-23

$76,642

-$678

-.9%

2024-25

$84,461

$684

0.8%

North Star - Board Meeting Notice, Agenda 10/06/2023

School Board Notice Meeting/Agenda

  10/06/2023

About

Arizona Preparatory Academy

Founded in 2001 and guided by North Star Charter School, Inc., Arizona Preparatory Academy is dedicated to providing high school students with a cutting-edge educational experience. With our charter from the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools, we are committed to leveraging computer-based technologies, especially for those students in high school who might be at-risk. Ensuring excellence, our curriculum is tailored to meet and exceed the Arizona State Academic Standards for high school education. Join us in our pursuit of shaping the future for high school students in Arizona.

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