Details overview

Hours 7:00 AM - 2:45 PM
School leader Mrs. Joyce Powell
District The Schools of McKeel Academy
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Medical
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Internships
Multi-aged classrooms
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Design
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Performing & written arts None
Career and Tech programs IT support
Industrial / Graphic Design
Computer programming
Business management
Media arts Technical design and production
Graphics
Computer animation
Visual arts Photography
Design
World languages taught Spanish

Support

14
Facilities
including: Gym
Facilities Learning lab
Kitchen
Internet access
Gym
Computer lab
Cafeteria
Auditorium
Audiovisual aids
Art room
Sports Fields
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Science lab
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Remediation
College preparation resources School-sponsored trips to college campuses
SAT/ACT prep classes
Community college courses
College information sessions/fairs
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
White 70%
Hispanic 14%
Black 9%
Two or more races 4%
Asian 3%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 32%
Female 57%
N/A 43%
Male 43%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 97%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

9
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
9
Boys Sports
including: Cross country
12
Clubs
including: Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Girls sports Volleyball
Track
Tennis
Softball
Soccer
Golf
Cross country
Cheerleading
Basketball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Wrestling
Clubs Chess club
Community service
Dance club
Drama club
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Foreign language and culture club
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Student council / government
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) InterAct
Clubs - dance Dazzlers
Clubs - language Spanish
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Present special topics during curricular units
Organize fundraising events
Organize cultural events
Join PTO / PTA
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Attend parent nights
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically come from these schools South McKeel Academy
  McKeel Academy Central (formerly McKeel Elementary)

Teachers

17
Staff
including: Assistant principal
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Accessible via public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

Student diversity FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Students by group FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014