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Our Mission

Our Mission, Vision, & Goals

A High School That Fits Your Lifestyle

Our high school gives students freedom to attend school around their schedule.

North Star High Schools are alternative high schools, serving students that are behind in credits, and which strives to blend core education with technology to prepare students for career and college success.

Mission Statement

Vision Statement

The vision of North Star High School is one of high academic achievement for all students. We aspire to provide a safe learning environment while doing so, and to equip students for the choice and challenges of living and working in an ever changing, fast paced, technological society.

Our mission strives to achieve a strict set of goals in the most ethical way possible. These include:

  • Creation of a safe, secure, and orderly campus where students thrive

  • High academic achievement for all learners

  • Help student who are behind in credits

  • Continuous improvement, creativity, and innovations to enable us to respond to the diverse and changing needs of our students and community

  • Active partnerships with other educators and parents to develop responsible citizens and ensure high academic success

  • Modeling the attributes of integrity, self-discipline, perseverance, honesty, and respect for other people and environment

  • Ensuring that students meet or exceed the academic standards set forth by the State of Arizona and North Star.

What Arizona Preparatory Academy Does

Arizona Preparatory Academy is not just your traditional charter school, but one that is flexible and adaptive in ensuring your student gets the education they need. Not only do we offer traditional classroom lessons, but blended in-school online classes, and full-time online too!

There are a variety of programs at our disposal for aiding youths. Exceptional Student Services, Child Find, Credit Recovery, and Dropout Prevention and Recovery are all geared to helping identify your student’s greatest needs on their path to success and even help set said path. We offer challenging courses through the GATE program, which aids in the growth of gifted students in core areas.

Arizona Preparatory Academy also offers aid through the McKinney-Vento program, which provides a homeless liaison and other needs for displaced and homeless youth. Everyone deserves a proper education, no matter how terrible things may seem!

With over three hundred courses to choose from, there’s nothing your student can’t aspire to be! Everything we offer is part of the Edgenuity learning system and is 100% aligned with Arizona Common Core Standards.

APA Goals 

Arizona Preparatory Academy aims to deliver these opportunities needed to move forward and succeed in life. No matter who you are, we can help. We offer quality high school programs to students from all walks of life, with many dreams. It is our goal to be the absolute best an Arizona non-profit charter high school can be!

Arizona Preparatory Academy is an Arizona nonprofit charter school focused on helping students who have had difficulties along their path to graduation. Our classes and staff are designed to help students behind in credits, who want to graduate early, need a flexible schedule to help balance school, work, and home life. Each of our teacher provide a unique sense of culture, quality and prospective.

Our teachers are some of the friendliest, kindest, and most compassionate groups of people you’ll meet. Talk with us and you’ll know exactly what your teen is in for people that are invested and want nothing but the best for them.

The vision of Arizona Preparatory Academy is one of high academic achievement for all students. We aspire to provide a safe learning environment while doing so and to equip students for the choices and challenges of living and working in an ever-changing, fast-paced, technological society.

Arizona Preparatory Academy values ethics, honesty, and unconditional positive regard of all students in all instances. Every student deserves an education that is Your School. Your Time. Your Place.®

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