"Our school is best known for customized learning plans to fit each student."
Students enrolled 78
Hours 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
School leader Barbara Cooper
Transportation options None
Before school Yes
After school Yes

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4700 Riverside Dr Ste 100
Coral Springs, FL 33067

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(954) 575-1231
(954) 575-1038
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5 stars
Based on 28 ratings

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October 27, 2014
Great for my son learning math finally, the teacher are so caring about my son education very greatful for this school

- submitted by a parent
June 02, 2014
My son just graduated from Center Academy. 2 years ago we were getting hopeless. He was failing in public school. We found out he had a slight processing disorder and public school was just overwhelming for him. Center Academy was a life saver. He graduated with all A's & B's and is very excited about going to college.

- submitted by a parent
May 22, 2014
Center Academy has been a true blessing for my son, Michael. Michael Began Center Academy 2 years ago, after failing at 2 other high schools. This May, 2014, He is graduating! Before he began Center Academy, we were afraid he would never graduate from high school. He has become a confident, goal oriented, young man and I attribute that to the nurturing and positive environment we found at Center Academy. Mrs. Cooper, the director, and Mr. Nelson, his primary teacher, have been wonderfully supportive and without them I do not think he would be where he is today. I am so proud of him and so happy with Center Academy!!

- submitted by a parent
May 02, 2014
An interesting setting designed to assist special needs children. I would recommend this school for children who are unable to keep up in the regular school system.

- submitted by a parent
April 24, 2014
Second to none for us! To begin with Mrs. Cooper, the school's Director/Principal "gets" our kids. She has bent over backwards for my son & my family :) The teacher's are extremely patient & kind yet at the same time, consistent & great educators. My son, like most, has very strong points & some weak. Reading,Spelling, Vocabulary are easy for him, as he loves it! Math is another story. The complexity, multisteps, & his lack of interest in this subject have taken a toll on him (and me) in the past. Not anymore:) He said, "Mom, you know the fractions I was struggling for months to understand ( at his prior A rated, top FCAT rated school ) to add, subtract, multiply them?" Well, he said to me, " I learned it all in one day from my teacher at Center Academy!!" Not to say the prior school didn't try but, Center Academy accomplished. I drive, on average, roundtrip to & from this school 3 hrs. a day. Why? Because this school is so worth it. Thank you Center Academy!!

- submitted by a parent
April 22, 2014
My daughter has High Function Autism, ADHD, Anxiety, and Diabetes. In March of 2012 the private school that she attended couldn't attended to her needs, so the only option was public school. She don't do well going from a school under 1,000 kids to over 3,000 kids, was to overwhelming. I put her in Florida virtual school at home, that worked okay till Jan 2014, as our family was going through lots of changes and loss. I started looking for a school in Jan 2014 knowing that I felt that I would not be able to teach high school material, she needed so much extra help, I visited Center Academy and was impressed not only with the school, but the principal Ms. Cooper. The school was small perfect size for our daughter. We decided to have her finish 8th grade at Center Academy she started mid Feb 2014 and loves the school, her teacher( the best she has every had) and the staff. She is making friends with the students plus getting A and B, understanding the subjects. I have final found the school that fits my daughter perfectly, it's awesome! Thank you Center Academy for giving my daughter a place to fit in and caring about her from the first day she step into the your school.

- submitted by a parent
April 21, 2014
My son has attended The Center Academy since February 2013. We pulled him out of public school in the middle of 7th grade due to the poor support we were getting regarding his IEP. Ms. Cooper and her entire staff and beyond awesome! My husband and I have been extremely happy with the progress our son has made. He was averaging C's & D's in public school and that was turned around to A's & B's. As a result he has great self esteem and is overall a happy boy again. Thank you, thank you, thank you to Center Academy for the care and patience in dealing with children who have comprehension struggles.

- submitted by a parent
April 16, 2014
Great school overall director and teachers are awesome, and they give the individual attention that the children need.

- submitted by a parent
April 16, 2014
From the moment you step into the building , you are greeted with a smile from a knowledgeable administrator , to a wondeful director down the hall..to brilliant teachers in every classroom, this place really is all that and more. So glad my child attends Center Academy. Corporate should focus on buying a bigger school and changing the location so everyone can see it and maybe get help for their child in need. Check it out

- submitted by a parent
April 15, 2014
Our child has tremendous issues with reading comprehension and inability to retain what was being taught in the classroom. This caused a large amount of school work to be sent home for completion....homework had already become a battle ground at our house and the added school work coming home almost put us over the edge. The constant fighting about homework and school became overwhelming for our entire family and we had to find another way. With the small class size and individual attention students receive, school can be school and home can be home again. Grades have started coming up and for the first time in a long time, my child feels good about how they are doing at school and has a new confidence we haven't seen in a while.

- submitted by a parent
April 15, 2014
Center Academy has been a blessing. We found center academy after having our son at two other private schools. The staff has been nothing but helpful and they have worked hard to make my sons school experience a great one. His grades and accomplishments are the true sign of what Center academy has done for him.

- submitted by a parent
April 15, 2014
Since my son has attended Center Academy he is more Confident in himself. He has come so far in a short time. He was very hesitant at first to attend a private school where his friends would not be going, but I asked him to try for one year. That school year is ending and he asked me if he could go back next year. I am so with Center Academy; the individualized attention he receives, the teachers, the after-school clubs and the Director. Thank you Center Academy!!!

- submitted by a parent
April 15, 2014
Since attending Center Academy my daughters grades have improved tremendously, she is more on task and on track, and also has more self esteem and compassion and seems to be just happier overall. The staff is educated and caring and seems to know how to get each child to excel to their potential, its just a wonderful place to learn.

- submitted by a parent
April 13, 2014
Center Academy has changed my son's life and the entire family. He is in a nurturing caring learning environment and now getting the attention he needs to be a success. The staff are always responsive and eager to help.

- submitted by a parent
April 11, 2014
Center Academy, Coral Springs Terrific High School! They even offer summer Classes. A great alternative to public school!

- submitted by a parent
April 11, 2014
Center Academy - Terrific Teachers - amazing school administrator, who understands teens.... YES! someone who really understands teenagers and the frustrations of parents. If you are looking for an alternative to public high school, check out Center Academy. They even offer summer classes for credit make up. This school offers it all and is run by Mrs. Cooper, who truly is making a difference in quality education for teenagers with unique sometimes troubled learning situations. Mrs. Cooper and her staff don't give up, they turn failing students into successful students. Thank you Center Academy!

- submitted by a community member
April 11, 2014
The Center Academy provides individual attention and educational programming for our son. The teachers seem to really care and take the time to get to know our son and provide what he needs to be successful.

- submitted by a parent
April 09, 2014
Wonderful School Teachers are best Mrs.Cooper exceptional Thank you all of you My son wants to school everyday

- submitted by a parent
April 03, 2014
Each day is a blessing my daughter has been learning so much, She has advanced so much that she tutors other kids i'm still in shock on how good she is doing and how much she has accomplished you can say we are proud parents to have a school that really focuses on the childrens education.

- submitted by a parent
October 16, 2013
Center Academy is the best school my son ever attended! He used to say that he hated school before, but on his first week at CA he came home very excited that he was finally learning. That helped his self steem and gave us hope. He's now a senior, and oddly enough, I feel sad, that he's finishing High School, mixing feelings, because he's not going to get the same understanding, help, caring and attention that's used to. Mr. Nelson is a great teacher, actually all teachers are terrific, I never had any doubts about their skills, but Mr. Nelson is "the man". Mrs. Cooper also made such a difference, it was great already before her, but her energy, focus and idealism pumped up the whole structure. I can stay here all day praising the wonderful job this school has done in my son's and our lives...but I don't think anybody will read everything anyway...lol...do your homework, and go check this school out! Way to go Center Academy! thanks for all the hard work!

- submitted by a parent
October 14, 2013
Thank you Ms. Cooper and the entire staff at Center Academy. My daughter is a Senior and couldn't be happier at school. The individualized attention and challenging classes are what make this Coral Springs private school so successful. Thank you for helping my daughter with her self confidence and wonderful academic assistance.

- submitted by a parent
October 02, 2013
Center academy had made a huge improvement to my child's eduction, social life, and at life at home. Before my child started center academy he struggled at school with learning and sf confidence. Center academy had change my child for the better and has helped relieve stress and tension in our family at home.

- submitted by a parent
June 25, 2013
My son David has been in public school, very unhappy and frustrated. Ms. Cooper, Director, is always there for me and my son. David feels comfortable to talk with her and ask questions. Ms. Cooper is very professional, compassionate and easy to talk to, for David and me. Mr. Nelson is a great role model, mentor and teacher for David. The past five months have made a positive change in Davids" motivation and learning skills. His self esteem has improved, he made friends at this school, when he tries hard, he is successful. Mr. Nelson is very good at explaining concepts to David and the rest of the class. I look forward to Davids' next two years at this school, I know he is in a good place with such dedicated people.

- submitted by a parent
January 25, 2012
This is a great school with the guidence of Ms Paul the schools Director who is very warm and caring about all the needs of all the students that attend the school. The whole staff that works there is great I highly recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent
November 04, 2011
This is a very special school for very special kids. My son has attended Center Academy fo six years and has flourished in his academics and social experience. The combination of a nurturing and structured environment helped him to become a confident well rounded student. For kids who have learning and social challanges, it is ideal. They have over the years made efforts to grow with the academic standards, and though they may not offer language or after school programs, they do have in house events and field trips. For kids who have difficulty with language skill to begin with this school has done wonders in bringing my son up to the level he should be which was our priority. I am very pleased with how the school is run and would highly recommend Center Academy for any student with learning disabilities, it is really a custom made fit.

- submitted by a parent
June 29, 2011
When your child has a learning disability, I think it is very hard to find a school that isn't too easy or too hard and a school that does not have all the discipline problems that public schools try to get rid of. They do a good job of teaching students who are more self motivated. They have many curriculums to work with and a grading system that assists children in mastering their subjects. There are some behavior issues, that I think should be dealt with more quickly. There are no social activities or extra-curricular activites.

- submitted by a parent
June 08, 2010
I am very proud to say my son, Kyle, graduated from Center Academy. The graduation ceremony that Center Academy provided to the students and their family members will always hold dear to my heart. I can't thank Center Academy enough for their countless hours that are put towards their students. I highly recommend this school to any parent that wants the best education for their child that has a learning disability.

- submitted by a parent
May 07, 2010
The school is more interested in my child 's dress code and cellphone than her learning disability. It is sad when she can sit in a classroom and do nothing when there are 2 teachers for 20 students.

- submitted by a parent
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Center Academy students appreciate the individualized attention and support they receive from teachers who understand them. Parents appreciate their children’s opportunities for success. Family-operated since 1968, Center Academy is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, accepts McKay Scholarships, and provides a college prep environment for students with different learning styles. Our mission is to develop self-confidence, motivation, and academic skills for success.

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Center Academy
4700 Riverside Dr Ste 100, Coral Springs, FL  33067
(954) 575-1231
Last modified Center Academy is a Private school that serves grades 6-12
Center Academy Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 28 reviews. Top