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Hours 8:30 AM - 2:45 PM
School leader Dr. Lawrence Berkowitz
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
4
Languages
including: Latin
Music Choir / Chorus
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught Chinese - Cantonese
French
Latin
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Foreign languages
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Science
Special Education
Social justice
Technology
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Honors track
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Multi-aged classrooms
Virtual school
College_preparatory
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

Support

16
Facilities
including: Performance stage
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Hearing impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairments
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Vocational or skills-based training None
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 49% 23%
White 34% 42%
Hispanic 13% 29%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
19
Clubs
including: Science club
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Chess club
Community service
Debate
Game club
Gardening
Habitat for Humanity
Homework help / Study buddy club
Literary magazine
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
Science club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:30 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Present special topics during curricular units
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Awards

Community service award Presidents Volunteer Service Award
Year received 2012
Academic award Broward County Gold Seal
Year received 2013
Academic award USCA ""Best Private School - Fort Lauderdale"
Year received 2013

Teachers

16
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://flps.com/admissions/
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $6000
Tuition range (high) $18000
For the year 2012-2013
Vouchers accepted Yes
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Financial aid type (misc.) VPK, Step Up For Students, McKay & Family Central
# of applications received 105
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 58
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012