Academia Moderna

An International Baccalaureate World School

IB Program LogoAcademia Moderna is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School authorized to offer the IB Primary Years Program.The International Baccalaureate® (IB) Program is recognized world-wide as providing the highest quality of education of education to prepare students to succeed at any college or any career they choose.


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The International Baccalaureate® (IB) Primary Years Programme is a curriculum framework designed for students aged 3 to 12.The PYP transdisciplinary framework focuses on the development of the whole child as an inquirer, both at school and beyond.

Informed by research into how students learn, how educators teach, and the principles and practice of effective assessment, the programme places a powerful emphasis on inquiry-based learning.


Newsletter May 13, 2020

Newsletter May 18, 2020

Newsletter June 1, 2020

Expanded Learning Activities May 18, 2020


APS Extended Learning Program Newsletter - May 11, 2020

APS Extended Learning Program Newsletter - May 18, 2020

Expanded Learning Activities - Virtual Summer School June 22nd-July 31st


Juan Pablo Delgado, interviews our school founder, Xavier Reyes, who shares his inspiring story about how he grow up, and how his father influences him to achieve whatever he wants and about his focus, commitment & determination.


School Contact Numbers

You may contact your school office during regular business hours through the duration of Alta’s closure at these temporary phone numbers:

Academia Moderna: 323-923-0383 or 323-707-4696
Clarendon Site-Prepa Tec Middle School: 323-800-2739 or 323-875-9247
Stafford Site-Prepa Tec Middle/High School: 323-800-2739 or 323-875-9247
Gage Site-Prepa Tec High School: 323-800-2743 or 323-8002738

News Updates

  • PTLAMS student featured in CharterNation Blog

    April 20, 2020

    PTLAMS student featured in CharterNation Blog Prepa Tec Middle School student, Kailyn Baca, is featured in today’s CharterNation Blog. Read the full story here: CharterNation Blog April 20, 2020

Important Dates

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this section will be updated at the appropriate time.
Thank you for your patience and understanding.



  • To Alta Public Schools Families

    June 5, 2020

    June 5, 2020 To Alta Public Schools Families, As of today, Governor Newsom has announced that he is moving the State’s schools to Phase 3 of his 4 phase plan. At this time, we are still waiting for updated information from the CDC, Los Angeles County Health Department, and the...   Read More

  • Statement Regarding the Death of George Floyd

    June 3, 2020

  • Mental health during COVID-19

    May 18, 2020

    Please join us as we host a webinar for our families regarding mental health during COVID-19. Jinah Pak LCSW, Psychiatric Social Worker II from the Asian Pacific Counseling and Therapy Clinics, will be our guest speaker for this important topic. Topic: Managing Mental Health through Crisis Time: May 19, 2020...   Read More

  • Alta Public Schools Superintendent’s Virtual Coffee

    May 18, 2020

    Alta Public Schools Superintendent’s Virtual Coffee this Wednesday, May 20 at 4pm. Download free Zoom app on a phone, tablet or laptops. Join Zoom Meeting:… Meeting ID: 930 9798 7418 Password: 224757 * * * * * Café Virtual del Superintendente de Escuelas Públicas de Alta este miércoles 20...   Read More

  • Elders and Single Parents – Food Delivery and Support.

    April 28, 2020

    South East Los Angeles and surrounding cities: Elders and Single Parents – Food Delivery and Support. * * * * * Sureste de Los Ángeles y ciudades circundantes: ancianos y padres solteros: entrega y apoyo de alimentos.

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