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ASHÉ PREPARATORY ACADEMY

Ashé Preparatory Academy is a free, open to all students, high-quality public charter school. It will serve 450 K-8 students from the Skyway/West Hill community – beginning with grades K, 1, 2, and 6 in August 2019. Ashé (ah-SHAY) is a philosophical concept from the Yoruba of Nigeria, West Africa that affirms the power to make things happen and produce change.

OUR VISION

Ashe’ Preparatory Academy’s vision is that all students and graduates know how to take action to improve their communities and their world.

OUR MISSION

Ashé Preparatory Academy’s mission is to cultivate the genius of a diverse population of students and prepare them to excel in high school, college, and career and to serve as leaders in and for their communities.

OUR CORE VALUES

Ashé Prep’s school culture is based on the seven principles of Kwanzaa, the Nguzo Saba. These values undergird everything from student classroom participation to board decision-making.

UNITY

Umoja

COLLECTIVE WORK/

RESPONSIBILITY

Ujima

COOPERATIVE ECONOMICS

Ujamaa

SELF-DETERMINATION

Kujichagulia

CONVICTION

Imani

CREATIVITY

Kuumba

PURPOSE

Nia

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Contact Natalie Hester at nhester@asheprep.org

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