Montgomery Preparatory Academy, Home of the Mustangs!
Now Enrolling Grades K-8 in Dayton, OH
K-8 Community School Managed by ACCEL Schools
ACCEL Schools is a high-performing network of over 50 charter schools located throughout the United States
Welcome to Montgomery Preparatory Academy (MPA). MPA is a learning community which values high expectations for both academics and behavior. MPA staff embraces students, families, and communities to build and develop well-rounded individuals who are independent critical thinkers and intrinsically motivated to be life-long learners. We believe that all children can learn as we seek to make a difference in the lives of our students.
The teachers and staff at MPA are committed to providing a quality education for all students in a safe, secure, and nurturing learning environment. We are committed to ensuring that each child reaches his/her full potential.
We encourage all parents/guardians to maintain regular communications with their child’s teachers and be actively involved in the school community. Checking the school calendar, website, and our Facebook page for events and activities will help keep you informed. If you should have any questions, please feel free to contact the office by calling (937) 991-2900. We are looking forward to meeting your child and helping foster a love of learning.
The MPA Admin Team
Dr. Gopaldo Don Jasmin, Principal
Dr. Gopaldo “Don” Jasmin joined ACCEL Schools in 2022 with over 20 years of educational experience in K-12 and post-secondary schools. Following a 10-year career with the Navy, Jasmin attended Southern Illinois University where he earned his Bachelor of Science. He went on to earn a Master of Science in Education and Psychology from Mercy College and his Doctor of Education from Argosy University in Organizational Leadership in Education, both with magna cum laude distinctions. He has worked in a diverse range of educational settings from parochial schools to technical colleges to online universities. Throughout his career, Jasmin has inspired students and educators to improve school culture, build community, and boost academic outcomes.
Mrs. Jamie Brady, Superintendent
Jamie Brady joined ACCEL Schools in 2019 with over 20 years of experience as a K-12 educator, principal, director, charter school authorizer, and educational consultant. As Regional Vice President at ACCEL Schools, she oversees leadership development, instructional programming, operations, and strategic planning for multiple schools in Southern Ohio. Mrs. Brady holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Indiana University, a Master’s degree and Principal Certification in Educational Leadership from Indiana Wesleyan University, and has completed all of her Ed.D. coursework through Walden University. Mrs. Brady is an experienced leader with expertise and demonstrated mastery in coaching and development, budgeting and finance, instructional leadership, school turnaround, and board relations.
School Mission Statement:
Every Student! Every Day! College and Career Ready! Providing a first-class education in an inclusive environment, where high standards, innovation, growth-mindset, unique experiences, creativity, and accountability are the norm.
(MPA Student Creed)
I am a Montgomery Preparatory Academy Scholar! I will show respect and compassion towards my teachers, classmates, and school. I will come to school each day ready to learn. I will follow the school rules and take responsibility for my actions. I am a Montgomery Preparatory Academy Scholar!
Montgomery Preparatory Academy is a public, community school. We are our own school district sponsored by the Ohio Council of Community Schools (OCCS) which provides oversight and enforces academic, fiscal, and legal accountability. We are managed by ACCEL Schools, a high performing network of over 50 charter schools located throughout the United States.
Community Schools (Charter Schools) offer families an alternative to the local public school. Community schools are tuition-free, open to all students in the county, and focused on meeting student needs for success. Community schools are among the top-performing schools in the nation. Read more about charter schools.
Founded in 2014, ACCEL Schools is a K-12 public charter school management organization (CMO) serving students across the United States in brick-and-mortar, virtual, and hybrid school settings. We focus on improving academic outcomes of students regardless of geographic location or socioeconomic factors. The leadership team at ACCEL Schools has a combined 1000+ years of experience as global school management operators with expertise in curriculum research and design, assessment, student support services, and education consulting. Our entire team fundamentally believes that all children deserve a great education and students should be supported as they pursue a wide variety of post-secondary options. Our robust technology increases engagement, access to resources, efficiencies, and academic results helping our students become productive global citizens.