James Madison Preparatory School
is a charter school
started in 2000 in Tempe, Arizona
. The school was founded by Stephen and David Batchelder and serves grades 7-12.
The school was founded by the Batchelder brothers with the hope of providing a learning experience of a greater level than that found in typical Arizona public schools. They created the school with an emphasis on history.
In the first year of operation it had total of 49 students by the last term. The school population has more than tripled since its inception, with the population capped at around 200. The school does not screen the students it admits.
In the second year of the school, a Junior High
James Madison Preparatory School has been ranked as an excelling school in Arizona
James Madison has a dress code for students emphasizing business attire such as slacks, shoes, and a polo or oxford shirt. Al students are required to participate in the Daily Chore at the end of each school day. Each chore typically takes between 5 and 10 minutes.
James Madison is a member of the Charter Athletic Association
, an Arizona athletics governing body for smaller schools. In the fall season, the sports are football
, Girls Volleyball
- which also goes into the winter sports season, Ultimate Frisbee
, and Cross Country
. In the winter... Read More