Temecula Preparatory School

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Temecula Preparatory School
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Temecula Preparatory School is located in southern California
Temecula Preparatory School
Temecula Preparatory School
35777 Abelia St
Winchester, California 92596
United States
Coordinates 33°36′15″N 117°05′08″W / 33.60417°N 117.08556°W / 33.60417; -117.08556Coordinates: 33°36′15″N 117°05′08″W / 33.60417°N 117.08556°W / 33.60417; -117.08556
School type Charter School
Motto A Heritage of Virtue, Wisdom and Knowledge
Founded September 2000
Opened September 2000
Status Currently operational[1]
School district Temecula Valley Unified School District
CEEB code 053643[2]
NCES School ID 060002808564[1]
Principal Timothy Bagby[3][4]
Headmaster "Skoom"[3][4]
Staff 22[3]
Faculty 54[3]
Grades K-12
Age range 5 - 18 years old
Hours in school day 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Color(s)              Red, White and Blue
Mascot Patriot
Accreditation K-12 WASC Accredited
API average 880[3]
Tuition None
Chief Operating Officer Karen Henson[3][4]
Dean of Culture Renee Huskey[3][4]
Director of Student Support Services Sarah Turney[3][4]
Chief Academic Officer and Head of School Michael Tracy[3][4]
Board of Directors[3][4]
  • Julie Paule, Interim President
  • Kim Brunson, Secretary and Treasurer
  • Paul McGraw, Member
  • Danielle Coats, Member
  • Todd Moore, Member
  • Jack Young, Member
  • Jennifer Russell, Member

Temecula Preparatory School was formerly managed and operated by Heritage Classical Charter Schools of America. It is a tuition-free, K-12, public charter school located in Winchester, California.[3] The school is sponsored by the Temecula Valley Unified School District.[3] It follows the principles of Classical Education, with an emphasis on the four platonic virtues from antiquity: Justice, Prudence, Fortitude, and Temperance. TPS athletic teams have won several league championships. TPS curriculum has an emphasis on the arts and provides instruction in theater, art and music.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Temecula Preparatory". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved August 30, 2012. 
  2. ^ "SAT Code Search". College Board. Retrieved August 30, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Temecula Preparatory School Website". Temecula Preparatory School. Retrieved 2012-07-12. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "2012-2013 Student & Parent Handbook" (PDF). Temecula Preparatory School. p. 28. Retrieved August 30, 2012.