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American Preparatory Academy & the School for New

Preschool | Grades K-9 | American Preparatory Academy
1255 West Crystal Dr
West Valley City, UT 84119
(801) 839-3613

About This School

American Preparatory Academy & the School for New is located in West Valley City, UT and is one of 2 schools in American Preparatory Academy School District. It is a charter school that serves 569 students in grades K-9.

Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system. See American Preparatory Academy & the School for New's test results to learn more about school performance.

In 2011, American Preparatory Academy & the School for New had 31 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Utah average is 23 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)

569

Students Per Teacher (2011)

Female/Male (2011)

51% 49%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)

77.9%
eligible

District Spending (2010)

$2,822
per student
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American Preparatory Academy & the School for New Reviews

Stay away; the directors are only looking to make money off the system!

By , a Parent on

My kids went to the "Accelerated School" and we were promised they would accelerate them through 1 ½-2 years in math.  Well, after they fired the math teacher, they selected an instructor to teach who didn't even have his teaching license; and his degree was in chemistry!
My kids were a year BEHIND when they left and are trying to play catch up now.
They hire and fire teachers and staff like people change their underwear, but the only thing that stinks is the way the schools are being run.
They do not care about students with special needs and most teachers don't even know when a student has an IEP, let alone abide by the accommodations and goals.
They lie, treat their staff like garbage, and if you say anything against them, or call them on their crap, they will get rid of you and try to buy your silence with a severance package.  
Even great teachers with no issues and a long list of positive reports is safe if the director doesn't like what you say.
Please stay away and work with your public school. These charter schools are sucking the money away from the public neighborhood schools by making promises that they can't keep and are pocketing the money.

By , a Parent on

this school is awesome totally. the adminstration, teachers and others as well. My daughter has done so well at this school. She totally loved her teacher last year and im sure shell love this years teacher as well.

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