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Our students learn using rigorous, engaging, and standards-based digital curriculum — for free

Valor Preparatory Academy of Arizona provides students with the free quality education they deserve. Our curriculum and hybrid model focus on developing critical thinking and problem solving in students – one of the many key skills emphasized in the Arizona Learning Standards. Our curriculum is delivered in a face-to- face setting, using station rotation as part of our full-time attendance requirement.

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Our teachers cater to the diverse learning needs of students at all academic levels.

The certified and highly effective teachers and staff at Valor Preparatory Academy of Arizona deliver a student-centered classroom, provide service with passion, and demonstrate that they are an integral part of each student’s success. Teachers also facilitate learning by using evidence-based instructional strategies that address the diverse learning needs of students at all academic levels.

Service Learning

The Service Learning courses provide students with an opportunity to volunteer their time, energy, and talents to serve a community project or organization.  Additionally, these courses serve as an opportunity to get experience in the field of study by working in a related area of that field.  Students can use their volunteer experiences to learn how to solve problems, make decisions, and communicate effectively.

Students may earn up to 1 credit per year for 120 hours of actively participating in service learning and 60 hours of reflection/coursework.

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Award-Winning Curriculum

Valor Preparatory Academy of Arizona’s curriculum is developed and designed by StrongMind, our curriculum and technology partner.

Valor Preparatory Academy of Arizona utilizes StrongMind curriculum as its primary digital curriculum provider. Purposeful digital learning allows our school to meet the highly varied needs of all our students based on their individual academic readiness and learning styles. Teachers leverage a standards-based digital curriculum, which can be used to ensure students master concepts prior to advancing.

Personalized Learning

For students, digital learning provides more flexibility and personalization than the traditional classroom. Instead, the digital courseware encourages students to learn and practice using media-rich, award-winning curriculum.

Creative and Critical Thinking

The courses incorporate simulations and interactive content to help students think creatively and critically. Interactive games embedded in the courses help to engage and motivate students, who in turn develop a desire and a passion for learning. What makes these courses truly unique is the numerous ways for students to demonstrate mastery of the standards.

Collaborative Education

Courses include peer discussions, unit projects, as well as various practice and assessment opportunities, giving teachers great insight into individual student performance.