PC Prep

PC Preparatory Academy

High school and college in one...

The Phoenix College Preparatory Academy (PCPA) is a charter high school accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), an accreditation division of AdvancED.

Students at our academy attend classes on the beautiful campus of Phoenix College, and in addition to the resources of the high school, students have access to the colleges' computer labs, libraries and other services and facilities. PCPA students have the opportunity to interact with community college students who serve as both mentors and tutors.

PCPA maintains the highest academic standards to ensure students meet all state requirements for a high school diploma. It is also possible that by graduation students can complete several community college courses.


As a public charter high school, Phoenix College Preparatory Academy adheres to the open enrollment policies prescribed by the Arizona Department of Education. PCPA does not charge tuition for high school classes.  Students in good academic standing may qualify for free college tuition as well.

Why attend our academy?

  • Individualized instruction from state certified and/or highly qualified teachers in a small class setting
  • Obtain your high school diploma
  • Join in community college extra-curricular activities & organizations
  • Access to college resources and facilities, including free tutoring
  • May qualify to receive free tuition for college courses at any of the Maricopa Community Colleges 

Phoenix College Preparatory Academy is a free public high school and does not require any citizenship or immigration status information or documentation to enroll students into high school classes. Students are not required to take college courses and are enrolled on a first come, first served, basis.

Phoenix College Preparatory Academy es una escuela secundaria pública gratuita y no require ningún tipo de información o documentación de ciudadanía o estatus migratorio para inscriber a los estudiantes en a las clases de secundaria. Los estudiantes se inscriben y se base en el primero de llegar, sera el primero servido/registrado.

For Spanish translation please call 602-285-7978. We will be happy to provide you any needed information and arrange for translation services.

Para traducción en español por favor llame a 602-285-7978. Nosotros estará encantada de ofrecerle toda la información necesaria y organizar los servicios de traducción.

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Visit our school, located on the SE corner of 11th Avenue and Osborn Road (OSE 105) at Phoenix College.

Notice of Public Meetings

Pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.02, PC Preparatory Academy hereby states that all notices of the meetings of PC Preparatory Academy will be posted at 3310 N. 10th Ave, in the OSE Building administration offices at OSE-105 and on the following website: https://district.maricopa.edu/board-operations/notice-public-meeting


The location is open to the public Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Such notices will indicate the date, time, and place of the meeting, and will include an agenda or information concerning the manner in which the public may obtain an agenda for the meeting.  For questions regarding public meetings, please  contact the Governing Board Assistant  Elza Macias, Executive Assistant Sr. to the Governing Board. elza.macias@domail.maricopa.edu  (480) 731-8125.