Harvest Preparatory Academy

Basic Information

Address: 350 E 18th Street Yuma, AZ 85366
County: Yuma
District: Harvest Preparatory Academy Free Public Charter
Phone Number: (928) 782-2052
Fax Number: 928-782-2031
Principal: Dr. Mario Ybarra

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Additional Information

School Type: Free Public Charter
Accreditation: AdvancEd Accredited NCA (2012)
District ID: 14-87-60-000
School ID: 14-87-60-101 (Yuma campus)
Grade Level: Pre-K, K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Founded: 1999
School Schedule (Hours in Day): 7 hours
School Days in Calendar Year: 180
School Holidays: Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans' Day, Thanksgiving Break, Christmas Break, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents' Day, Spring Break, Memorial Day
School Colors: Maroon & Gold
School Mascot: Eagle
School Size: 948 students
Classroom Size: 27 students
Classroom Teachers: 3 per grade level (k-5)
Student/Teacher Ratio: 28/1
Support Services:

Our school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs. School makes Special education coordinator and Speech and language therapist(s) available to students.

After School Programs: Yes
School Championships:

Junior High School Conference "City Champions Football" 2012-2013
Junior High School Conference "City Champions Football" 2013-2014

School Clubs:

Football, Soccer (co-ed), Cheerleading, Student Council, Interact Club, Yearbook, Skills USA, Automotive, Theater Arts, Current Events, Debate, Intro. to Medical School, Art & Drawing, American Lit., Children's Lit., Business Management, Office Skills, College Prep

Uniform Guidelines:

Grades K - 5 Navy Blue or Maroon
Grades 6 - 8 Hunter Green or Gray
Grades 9 - 12 Black or White

Uniform shirts must be polo shirts with sleeves. Shirts must bear the school logo.
They are available for purchase at Mother & Daughters, Z-Trends, and Desy's Alterations.
Undershirts, if worn beneath the uniform shirt, must be white or match the color of the outer garment and not be visible from the shirt's sleeves or hem. Tops must not be form-fitting and must be long enough to be tucked in. Tops must be tucked in at all times.

All bottoms must be uniform style to include a waistband or belt loops. Only solid blue, khaki, or black colors are permitted.

Pants: Should not sag and may not touch the ground. Knit, fleece, denim, stretch, flannel, pouched polyester, nylon, corduroy, or cargo style pants will not be permitted. "Skinny" pants or leggings will not be permitted as well. Designs and embroidery on bottoms are not acceptable. Capri style pants are allowed.

Shorts: Must be no shorter than 4 inches from the middle of the knee, and no longer than the middle of the back of the knee.

Skirts (girls only): Must be no shorter than 4 inches from the middle of the knee -- this will be measured from the highest part of the garment. We encourage K - 5 girls to wear shorts under their skirts. Jumpers may be worn.

A solid black, brown, or tan belt must be worn. Belt must be secured in loops (except for K - 3 students who wear elastic waistbands -- however, if their pants have loops, a belt must be worn). Belts must not be adorned with flashy accessories, pictures/characters, letters, or symbols. Flashy or logo belt buckles will not be permitted.

Shoes must have closed toe and heel; no sandals. Administration prefers solid color shoes in either white, black, brown, or navy blue with matching shoelaces; however, shoes and laces of different colors are allowed as long as they are not bright neon colors. Shoes must also have no evil or inappropriate insignias or distracting patterns. High heel or stiletto shoes are not allowed. Pants must be worn outside of boots, not tucked in.

Book bags or backpacks may have patterns such as stripes, stars, or polka dots, but no evil or inappropriate insignias. They must not display writings, drawings, symbols, or characters. Brand logos are permissible. Administration prefers clear bags, but they are not required.

Mission Statement:

Our Mission is Changing Lives

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

It is the mission of Harvest Preparatory Academy to guide each student
into a high level of academic achievement and success through the development of their personal integrity through their family, school, and community to attain this success
through an academically rich and rigorous educational program.

Enrollment Characteristics: Enrollment Periods Pre-Enroll, Continuous Enrollment = December to end January Continuous Enrollment & waitlist = March to April Continuous Enrollment & waitlist = June to July Admission Documents The person enrolling a student (except homeless students) in HPA for the first time will be asked to provide the following proofs: A certified copy of the child's birth certificate Updated immunization records Affadavit of residency If these are not available, the following may be submitted: Other reliable proof of the student's identity and age, including a passport, the student's baptismal certificate, or original school registration records, and an affidavit explaining the inability to provide a copy of the birth certificate A letter from the authorized representative of an agency having custody of the student (pursuant to statute) certifying that the student has been placed in the custody of the agency as prescribed by law. The parent, guardian, or surrogate will be given 30 days to provide documentation requested as listed above. If documentation is not provided, a letter will be sent notifying the parent, guardian, or surrogate that, unless the documentation is provided within 10 days, the local law enforcement agency will be notified.