Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy

Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy

Infobox Education in the United States
name= Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy
imagesize= 300px
motto= "Our New Beginning"
streetaddress= 1215 N. Cameron Ave.
city= Winston-Salem
state= North Carolina
zipcode= 27101
areacode= 336
phone= 727-2910
url= [ WSPA School Website]
district= Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools
principal= Richard Watts
schooltype= Middle and High School
grades= 6-12
language= English
area= Suburban
mascot= Phoenix
free_label_1= Administrators:
* Richard Watts - Principal
* Larry Lewis - Assistant Principal
* Mary Ranson - Assistant Principal
free_1= Curriculum Coordinators:
* Benika Thompson
* Deborah Gravlee
free_label_2= Guidance:
* Cheryl Perry-Jones
* Rhonda Scott
free_2= Wellness center/EC:Wellness:
* Karen PattersonEC:
* Tara Benson
* William Butler
* Eyanna Lessane
* Kimberly Harris
* Joseph Cofield
* Pamela Glenn
free_label_3= Middle School teachers:
* Dwayne Leach
* Mr. Reaves
* Earnest Hall
* Tiffany Neal
* Reminence Penn
* Nathan Portuphy
* Rodney Ellis
* Dwaine Jackson
free_3= English/History/Math/Science:English:
* Andrew Serang
* Adreian Merriweather
* Steve JonesHistory:
* Wesley Clifton
* Juan FernandezMath:
* Phila Mozie
* Rebecca ManleyScience:
* Rowena Dawkins
* Michelle Giehll

Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy (WSPA) is a public school located in Forsyth County, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Its building location is at Atkins school. [ Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy - Home ] ]

Highlights of WSPA

* Small class sizes
* Rigorous course work
* Personalized instruction & Advanced Learning Opportunities
* Financial Support [ Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy - Magnet School Information ] ]

Descriptive information

These are all the descriptions about the highlights mentioned above.

mall class sizes

There are approximately 85 students per middle school grade and 100 students per high school grade. This means that the average class size is around 20 students per class.

Rigorous course work

At WSPA college credit and advance placement courses are offered. Examples of such classes include:
* College/University Prep Course of Study
* Accelerated Math
* Integrated math
* College Bound I

At Winston-Salem Prep all students in the 9th-12th grade are required to take the PSAT test. In addition a foreign language course is required.

All students have the opportunity to be placed in Advance Placement courses. All or most courses are college and university admission requirements.

Electives at WSPA are as follows:
* Piano & keyboard
* Visual arts
* Computer skills

Financial support

Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy is backed up by a $650,000 grant by a grant of the Winston-Salem State University institution.

With the aid of this institution students have access to the following:
* Library services
* Tutoring
* Career and health planning
* Admissions and financial aid offices
* Pre-college programs:
* Health Careers
* Engineering
* Mathematics
* The Aerospace Academy
* Summer Enrichment programs


* Varsity and JV Basketball
* Volleyball
* Track & Field
* Tennis
* Soccer

Extra curriculum

* Student Council (Government)
* Teens that Care
* Youth in Action
* National Honor Society
* Crosby Scholars Community Partnership Program
* WSPA yearbook


WSPA students are accepted through a process that includes a written essay, an interview, commitment of parent support, a written agreement, Promise of volunteer in support of school activities, and a follow-up by letter indicating acceptance to the WSPA Magnet Program. This admissions are led by the school counselors Rhonda Scott or Cheryl Perry-Jones. [ [ Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy - Magnet School Information ] ]


External links

* [ WS/FCS Wbsite]
* [ WSPA-School Website]

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