The American Prep story began in 2002 with a small group of dedicated parents who wanted better opportunities for their children. 20 years later, American Preparatory Academy has become an award-winning public charter school, now serving over 5,000 students at six campuses in Utah.
2023 marks our 20th year as a tuition-free public charter school with Draper, Salem, and two Title 1 campuses in West Valley City. Click here to see the timeline of our school expansion.
Draper 1 – K-6 students WVC 1 – K-6 students
Draper 2 – K-6 students WVC 2 – K-12 students
Salem – K-9 students Draper 3 – 7 – 12 students
American Prep is a classical-liberal arts school with an aim to educate both the minds and hearts of our students. Human flourishing is the goal of classical education. Our program strongly focuses on rigorous academics, virtuous character development, and college preparation. Click here to learn more about the APA Philosophy and what makes an APA education so important. (more…)