Andrada Polytechnic High School


Andrada Polytechnic High School

“Pathways to Success”

Andrada offers students a complete high school experience PLUS numerous unique opportunities only available here. APHS is committed to student success in high school and beyond.  Your pathway to success starts here!

  • Students are provided with a variety of classes to challenge themselves such as honors, AP and college courses
  • APHS offers one-of-a-kind opportunities for students such as tennis, dance, and CTE certification through our award-winning pathway programs
  • Connections are an important part of the culture at APHS and students are given many ways to get involved

Vail Scholar Programs:

The Vail School District offers specific supports for families that have students who are high achieving and academically motivated.  Each school has a program that is slightly different; however the focus of each of these programs is to prepare students for admittance into highly selective universities and/or programs within universities.  Learn more about Andrada's scholar program by clicking here.

Apply here to become a Vail Scholar!

Meet the Andrada principal:

Julia Kaiser

Julia Kaiser


Julia Kaiser grew up outside of Philadelphia and moved to Tucson 20 years ago. She studied writing in college and after working in the pharmaceutical marketing industry, she went back to school for a master’s in education. She taught at Desert Sky Middle School before becoming the assistant principal at Vail Academy and High School. She served as the assistant principal at Cienega for two years before coming to Andrada. This is Julia’s 6th year as the principal of Andrada High School. Her favorite part of her job is helping students get ready for and excited about life after high school.

12960 S Houghton Road

Tucson, AZ 85747


Enrollment: 750-850 Students

Extra Offerings

  • Behavioral Health
  • Engineering
  • Digital Communications
  • Fine Arts
  • Medical Assisting
  • Audio Production
  • Transportation
  • TV/Film
  • Veterinary Assisting
  • Spanish
  • Sign Language
  • Art
  • Dance
  • Cross Country - Fall
  • Soccer - Winter
  • Tennis - Spring
  • Golf - Spring

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