Northland Preparatory Academy challenges our community to learn, lead, and grow into compassionate problem-solvers and engaged citizens who will bring joyful curiosity to build an equitable world together.
Northland Preparatory Academy provides a collaborative, well-rounded education through academics, arts, and athletics, and provides educational opportunities for a successful future, while fostering a diverse and inclusive community.
Contributions finance professional development and student organizations directly. Arizona tax credit donations can be directed to support DEI initiatives at NPA. Direct financial contributions are also a way to support student clubs. Click below to learn more!
MCC Diversity Message
NPA’s multi-cultural club celebrates the diversity of our campus and community. Their rotating bulletin boards feature original student research and bring awareness to diversity and inclusion. Club president, Laura Ortiz says, “It’s our hope to spread a message of diversity at NPA.”
Multi-Cultural Club Monthly Bulletin Boards
Phoebe Curran, Class of 2024
NPA offers more Dual Enrollment courses than any other school in Flagstaff! These low cost and subsidized college credits help close the equity gap at universities and provide students with financial flexibility as they pursue post-high school education.
NPA students can take classes toward their associates degrees at NPA, making it possible to earn nearly 1/2 of a Bachelor’s Degree while still in high school.
September ($ 413.15) avg
May ($640.25) avg
Dual Enrollment Student Participants
6th Grade Enrollment
I’m a planetary scientist, educator, curriculum developer, and researcher who has spent the past decade not only doing planetary science, but also developing, testing, and presenting pro-social programming workshops to professional spaces, including: NASA, The US Geological Survey, educational institutions, high schools, real estate agents, and other professionals. These workshops include: Bystander Intervention; Remote Mentoring; Discussions of Privilege, Power; Employee Peer Support programs; Trauma-Informed Responses for Leaders; and others. I was born on and grew up on a ranch just east of Flagstaff. I attended FUSD public schools for elementary and high school. I attended the University of Arizona in Tucson for undergraduate and graduate school. My family and I moved back home to Flagstaff in 2008. During my planetary science career, I have helped explore the Saturnian system, the Jovian system, asteroids, Mars, Earth and our Moon, and Venus. I am currently NASA’s first Chief Scientist for the Planetary Data Ecosystem.
DEI for Teachers
NPA Facutly & Staff participate in regular professional development to improve student experience and outcomes. DEI intiatives are a pillar of these learning opportunities.