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Touring Arete Prep is the best way to witness how our students grow into great-hearted leaders. You will see firsthand how the Great Hearts experience creates unprecedented academic success.

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Welcome to Great Hearts Arete Prep

Arete Preparatory Academy is a state-chartered public school providing an honors level, liberal arts curriculum in the tradition of the finest independent private schools. We offer an outstanding opportunity for families who want the best in a college preparatory institution.

Arete Prep is a member of the prestigious Great Hearts Academies network of prep schools in the metropolitan Phoenix area. The Great Hearts Academies are setting a new standard and purpose for public secondary education. Our schools believe in each student’s innate potential to comprehend the rich tradition of Western Civilization to which he/she is heir. We seek to cultivate the hearts and minds of students in the virtues that mark a profound, philosophical life summarized by the triad of our Latin motto: verum, pulchrum, bonum – truth, beauty and goodness.

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Julia Gillingham | Headmaster
Arete Preparatory Academy

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