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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.

UMOJA/UNITY

We come together as a family, community, nation, and people.

NIA/PURPOSE

We know the purpose of our lives and we build our community together.

KUUMBA/CREATIVITY

All that we touch in our lives and our community is more beautiful.

IMANI/CONVICTION

We believe in ourselves, our family, our community, our people, and our collective future.

KUJICHAGULIA/SELF-DETERMINATION

We define ourselves, name ourselves, and speak for ourselves.

UJAMAA/COOPERATIVE ECONOMICS

We build our own businesses and profit from them together.

UJIMA/COLLECTIVE WORK & RESPONSIBILITY

We build our community together, take on each other’s problems, and solve them together.

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Contact Ashé Preparatory Academy at info@asheprep.org

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