College Prep Academy

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The College Prep Academy (CPA) is an amazing opportunity for Topeka Public Schools students. Our scholars graduate from this advanced program prepared to succeed in the college and career options of their choice. Through advanced coursework and real-world learning, students strengthen their academic skills in preparation for collegiate success. Additionally, College Prep helps students develop critical professional skills, such as time management and teamwork. Our students visit colleges, intern at businesses, join extracurricular activities and volunteer in the Topeka community. The College Prep team provides a supportive, family-like environment to help students succeed and achieve at high levels. 

Students have the opportunity to join the College Prep Academy in middle school. College Prep scholars are bused to the beautiful new Topeka Center for Advanced Learning and Careers (TCALC) building to complete two rigorous College Prep courses per day in both middle and high school. In addition to completing these challenging courses, College Prep scholars also have many opportunities inside and outside the classroom to develop their professional skills. Students complete remaining courses at their home schools. Please reach out with any questions or if you would like more information!

TCALC lobby

If you would like to take a virtual tour of the Topeka Center for Advanced Learning & Careers (TCALC) building, please visit the Virtual Tour. The Topeka Center for Advanced Learning & Careers is located at 500 SW Tuffy Kellogg Drive near Hummer Sports Park.

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College Prep Academics

College Prep Academy (CPA) scholars complete rigorous coursework embedded in an accelerated curriculum. College Prep scholars have the opportunity to complete college courses, visit multiple colleges and participate in career internships. By focusing on social justice and executive functioning skills, scholars also learn how to effectively advocate on behalf of themselves and their communities.

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College Prep Activities

College Prep scholars will be able to supplement their in-class learning through academic extracurricular activities, such as the National Junior Honor Society and robotics. At left, scholars bring historical figures to life through the College Prep Living Museum at the Topeka Public Library.

Inaugural College Prep Academy Class of 2018-2019

Inaugural College Prep Academy Class of 2018-2019


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