Free BBQ Event

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Have a hamburger or hot dog on us!

Join us for a free BBQ on April 2, 2011 from 12:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M. at the AMVETS Post #20 at 17960 Adelanto Road (map).

See you there!

BBQ Flyer


HDPA Academic Philosophy

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  • Focus on Results:  Student Achievement, results and accountability are essential and data is analyzed and used for decision-making throughout.
  • Direct Instruction Model:  Curricular focuses on a Teacher led objective and model strategy use for students, including thinking aloud through the problem-solving process. Systematic instruction is particularly helpful in strengthening essential skills such as organization and attention.
  • Small Schools:  Student/teacher ratio of no more than 25 students to 1 teacher.
  • High Expectations of All:  Demanding and high expectations for the entire school community (includes administrators, teachers, students and parents).
  • State Aligned Curriculum: Demanding core textbooks and curriculum that meets or exceeds state curriculum mandate.
  • Honor Hard Work:  Our school must be demanding to close achievement gaps and we WILL send our students to college. We offer extended schedules and increased instructional minutes.
  • Personal responsibility:  Students are expected to take responsibility and initiative in their lives and expect accountability.
  • Character Development:  Middle and high school students are explicitly taught the mannerisms, organization, attitudes, and technical strategies of successful young student throughout the daily program. 
  • Talented & Effective Staff: 

    Intelligent and effective teachers, who have faith in our mission, program and are committed to doing “Whatever It Takes” to help students succeed.

Getting your kid to college?

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Studies reveal that over an adult’s working life, an individual with a bachelor’s degree can expect, on average, to earn $2.1 million.  Your child can go to college and it all starts with a great education.  Here’s how High Desert Prep can help:

  • Students will attend 1 field trip a year to a southern California 4-year university.  Field trips will help your child see first hand what college life is like and how to get there.
  • High Desert Prep staff believes that all students, no matter their level of preparation through the eighth grade, can be prepared for college-ready in 4 years.
  • We are passionate about giving low-income students the opportunity of getting to college.
  • Courses offered will satify a-g requirements for university admissions
  • High Desert Prep staff and faculty has a “Whatever it takes” attitude to get your child ready for college
  • Practice SAT tests and SAT Prep Classes
  • Parent meetings and financial aid classes to help complete financial aid forms

Parents, please keep in mind that we always here to help.  Should you need additional information, please feel free to give us a call 760.285.6880

Waiting for Superman Trailer

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This is the official trailer for Waiting for Superman (2010). 

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta!

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High Desert Prep will be hosting our Cinco de Mayo Fiesta complete with great food, great fun, great music, a mariachi performance and a special presentation of Mexican Folklorico dancers! If your child would like to perform, please give us a call (760) 285-6880.

You won’t want to miss out on this fun-filled community event. Bring the whole family!

When: Sunday, May 1st @ 12:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Where: AMVETS Post #20
17960 Adelanto Road
Adelanto, CA 92301

Directions: On Adelanto Road, North of Air Expressway.  Bus riders can use Bus Route 32.  The bus will drop you off right at the Post!

Cinco de Mayo Flyer

Thank You Parents

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Thank you to all the parents that attended our Parent-Community Meeting Thursday Night! It was a huge success. We will be hosting another event within the next 2 weeks. We will keep you posted.

Educational Program

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Our educational approach is simple.  It is a “Whatever It Takes” approach.  Whatever it takes to aid our students toward mastery of the standards.  High Desert Prep recognizes that all students can learn if given the opportunity.  Therefore High Desert Prep offers

  • Full-day kindergarten.  Full day kindergarteners have a strong academic foundation.
  • Educational field trips that support the classroom teaching.
  • Uniforms for all students (blue/khaki colored Docker-style pants, shorts, skorts, or skirts & white/blue/maroon collar polo shirt)
  • Homework nightly that reinforces a standard.
  • Leadership opportunities.  Students will participate in and coordinate various philanthropic events for the community to develop leadership abilities.
  • Minimum day Fridays used to assess students weekly (weekly/monthly progress reports)
  • Additional school days.  Students will attend school 183 school days, that’s 8 more days than the state requirement.  Additional school days and longer school hours means greater opportunities for academic achievement. 
  • Character education.  Award-winning character education program encourages responsible citizenry and good character.

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