The mission of Saginaw Preparatory Academy is to prepare students for academic excellence and responsible citizenship.

Strategies for Implementation
Design a curriculum that encourages students to persevere and resolve cognitive dissonance.
Use a curriculum aligned with state and national standards.
Recruit parents and community volunteers to assist in all aspects of the school.
Provide an environment that exhibits courtesy, respect and the concern for self and others.

Educational Goals
Provide an educational environment that is conducive to learning and teaching that enhances the progress of students.
Provide a well-rounded curriculum in mathematics, language arts, science and social studies.
Establish a partnership with the corporate community to promote positive reinforcement and support to the staff, students and parents.


Saginaw Preparatory will provide a safe and nurturing environment where both students and staff can come together as a community of life-long learners.


The staff of Saginaw Preparatory Academy holds true to the following educational beliefs:

  • Discover the joy of learning.

  • Demonstrate courage, integrity and commitment.

  • All children have worth and are capable of learning at high levels.

  • Pursue high standards of academic excellence. 

  • Appreciate the richness of diversity.

  • Family involvement is essential for student learning.

  • All stakeholders are critical in the educational process.

  • The educational climate must be conducive to both teaching and learning. 

  • Each student is a unique individual with special talents, strengths, and needs. 

  • All children need love, encouragement, and acceptance.

James Kenney, school leader
5173 Lodge St.
Saginaw, MI 48601