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Flabob Airport Preparatory Academy (6-12)

Name: John Greene
Age: 17
Grade: 12
I chose: Flabob Airport Preparatory Academy, FAPA
Why? I was looking for a small school to help me transition from homeschool.  I had taken my first airplane flight at Flabob Airport a few years before and wanted to learn more about how to become a pilot.
John says: “The opportunities at FAPA are endless. This school, especially the internship and Career Technical Education programs, have connected me with so many aviation opportunities to foster my aviation aspirations. In addition, the small environment allows the students to truly connect with their teachers and peers.”

Our project-focused, integrated learning model offers a unique school environment where everybody knows every student’s name. Our Global Transitions Program (GTP) is designed to provide career and college preparation to students in grades 6-12.  Students will be introduced to career paths that connect them directly to the global world.  Students will have the opportunity to learn the 21st Century Skills that will prepare them to enter the job force or attend college directly after high school.  If you want a truly different middle and high school experience, discover the Flabob Airport Preparatory Academy that emphasizes deeper connections, collaborations with adults and peers and time to pursue passion-driven interests. Our program ensures that every student is prepared for both college and the world of work through rigorous, supported courses, school-organized internships, and concurrent college enrollment. Students graduate with a resume of experiences and skills, a UC-ready transcript, college units and friends that will last a lifetime.


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October 11, 2019

FAPA Launches First Robotics Class

Middle school students in Springs’ Flabob Airport Preparatory Academy’s (FAPA) first robotics class are learning to program microcontrollers in its “What’s a Microcontroller” class. Students completed their initial egg drops and are learning about the engineering design process so that they can engineer an updated verson of their first “egg delivery system.”

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September 4, 2019

Grandparent of FAPA Student Grateful for Springs

Springs released a video keeping with its 2019-20 school year theme “There’s no place like Springs,” prompting Paul Henry, grandparent of a Springs student, to write: “This video reminds me of the seven years I homeschooled my autistic grandson. He is now a sophomore at [Springs’] Flabob Airport Preparatory Academy [FAPA].

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August 23, 2019

New FAPA Teachers, Road Improvements Underway

Springs’ Flabob Airport Preparatory Academy (FAPA) has hired new teachers for the 2019-20 school year, including Arlene Bernath, middle school teacher, Tatyana Temple, math, Bryce Alderton, English, and Rene Erickson, special education.

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June 26, 2019

FAPA End of the Year Activities, Participation in Oz Film

The Flabob Airport Preparatory Academy (FAPA) 8th grade “ended the school year with a bang!” reported Principal Robin Davis. End of the year activities included an outing to Knott’s Berry Farm and a promotion ceremony.

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Hours of Operation

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tours: Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Summer Hours:
Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Friday Closed.
Our campus will be closed on July 1-5 and August 14-16, 2019.

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