• Kyrene Middle School College Preparatory Program


    Program Description

    The Kyrene Preparatory Program is an accelerated program in 6th through 8th grades. This program provides a positive, challenging educational experience commensurate with student ability. These motivated learners experience science through exploration and application, and participate in a rigorous language arts class where they examine challenging literary texts, study advanced grammar, learn Greek and Latin roots and affixes, and write in a variety of formats. They also approach social studies through increased rigor and analysis and our advanced math program incorporates the vital link between application and rigor.

    College and Career Readiness Standards are taught through engaging lessons that allow students to test hypotheses, solve real world problems and develop strong communication skills that will help them be successful in the future.


    Mission Statement

    The KMS Preparatory Program is committed to fostering the academic, social and emotional development of our students through an inquiry-based learning approach.  Students engage in learning that provides opportunities for critical thinking through questioning, observing and reflecting to develop new understandings of the world around them. 

    KMS College Preparatory Program Informational Meetings:   Please join us to learn more about the KMS Prep Program.  Teachers and students from the program will share their perspectives and answer questions.  Entrance requirements to the program as well as the articulation of study over three years will be shared.


    Is your child in 4th or 5th grade? It’s time to “get ready” for middle school.

    Our six middle school principals will review how middle school in Kyrene is “taking it a notch up” next year. 

    You’ll learn how we will address the adolescent years, a time of great change for your child. Our six middle school principals are responsible for nearly 6,000 students aged 11-14. They know the ups and downs, the joys and challenges better than most. They will tell you about the Middle School Model in Kyrene and how our excellent teachers address the unique needs of the whole child while providing a premier education.

    2017-2018 Prep Program Application
    Contact Sheryl Houston, Principal at (480) 541-6650 or shouston@kyrene.org for more information. If you are interested in touring KMS, please call our front office at 480-541-6600 for dates and times.
    KMS College Preparatory Parent Forum Presentation
    Thank you and we look forward to meeting all of our new families.