Sherry Adams
Preparatory Academy

When was SAPA Founded?
March 31, 2016 by Dr. Sherry C. Adams

Where is SAPA?
Lithia Springs, Georgia

Grades 4th–8th

Advisory Board

Board of Directors


 Educator/Administrative Experience
Over 75 years of Combined Experience in Areas

Performing Arts
Art, Drama, Dance, Instrumental, and Vocal

Parents volunteer over a combined 100 hours a year to help with student programs at SAPA

Many of our community and board members also engage in volunteer opportunities throughout the school year.

Geographic Distribution
Students reside primarily in Douglas, Fulton, and Cobb Counties.

School Day
Classes Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 7:45 AM–2:45 PM
Classes Wednesday  7:45 AM–3:45 PM
After school programs 3:00 PM–6:00 PM

SAPA Award/Honor Opportunities
Valedictorian – Graduates
Salutatorian – Graduates
Perfect Attendance
Most Improved Reader
Most Improved Mathematician
Accelerated Reader – Above Grade Level
Accelerated Mathematician – Above Grade Level
Leadership Awards (4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Grade Leaders)
John Hancock Penmanship Award – Best Handwriting
Outstanding Organizer Award – Best Organized Student
Global Thinker Award – Social Studies
Top Tech Student – Technology
Scientist Award – Science
Entrepreneur Award – Business and Money
Researcher Award – Investigative and Research Reports
Creative Writing Award – Essay Writing
Read Theory Award – Highest Points
Engineering Award – Identifies engineer careers and completed all engineering activities
Broadcaster Award  - SAPA News
Maya Angelou Award – Poetry and Memorization
Young Author Award
Japanese Duolingo Award – Highest Points
Spanish Duolingo Award – Highest Points
Sign Language Award
ACT Highest Score
SAT Highest Score
Spelling Bee Winner and Participants
Geography Bee Winner and Participants
Bible Bee Winner and Participants
Math-A-Thon Winner and Participants
Georgia Senator and House of Representative Page Program
Homecoming King
Homecoming Queen
Student of the Month – Recognized (Teachers decide)
Student of the Year – Selected out of Students of the Month (Teachers decide)
August Pullman Award

Teacher of the Year
The Jewel Award – Most Supportive Parent


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