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3221 Sand Lake Road
Longwood, FL 32779

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(407) 869-8882
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February 20, 2015
My child has been at the school for two and a half years now. The first year I was pleased with the quality of teacher and individualization. The grading system was a bit confusing. A parent never really knows how well a child is doing in a class as an A could mean the same as an A from a public school or an F, it depends on the teacher. The second year the quality of teacher dropped and he was in a classroom that did not promote learning. Now my son is so far behind I worry the transition into public school would be impossible.

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February 20, 2015
My first impression of this school was unorganized chaos. Because my daughter has a learning disorder I went back and spoke to someone in admissions. She was sympathetic and kind so I choose the school. I will honor my gut more in the future! It has been unstructured and disorganized from the beginning. I give the school 2 stars only because her reading has improved with the help of one great teacher. The other subjects have made no improvement and I'm concerned may have taken steps backwards.

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February 24, 2014
My son as a third grader did not know how to read and only knew his alphabet. He started at Pace as a fifth grader. He is now a senior with a 3.8 GPA, President of the National Honor Society and is going to one of the three top rated colleges in the southeastern United States. Pace is the one of the best reasons we moved to Florida. The teachers are superb and interested and motivated to help your children. If you are thinking about Pace as an educational choice for your children, look no further. You found it!

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October 29, 2013
My daughter is thriving in this school, she loves all the hands on learning and the small class sizes.

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October 27, 2013
Pace Brantley School is a wonderful place for children with learning disabilities. They have the patience and time necessary to help their students succeed. At Pace the focus is truly on the individual student and how to help the student gain confidence to learn the skills they need to be successful.

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March 13, 2013
PACE has a beautiful campus, great social activities and sport programs with plenty of parental involvement. When it comes to providing an individualized academic program for my child's learning difference they fall short! Students are grouped into classes that come closest to my child's needs. From year to year that luck changes based on overall student population. That's too much like our public school experience. Sometimes we get a good fit but when its not, we watch your child fall behind yet another year. There does not seem to be a real freedom to give the individualized academic plan as promised. Often parents resort to expensive after school tutoring to supplement what the students are not getting during the day to prevent from falling behind.

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September 02, 2012
I can't speak highly enough of Pace Brantley School. I only wish he had enrolled our daughter sooner. We came from a top-notch Seminole County high school but found it's not so top-notch when your child has a learning disability. Pace knows how to reach and teach each student and are geared to meet their individual needs. Our daughter's self esteem and confidence level are higher than they've ever been. She loves to go to school now -- we no longer have an attendance problem as we've previously faced in past years at public school. All the kids are accepted by their peers for who they are and not judged by their individual challenges. They focus on the core academics but they also offer a variety of electives & extra curricular activities (sign language, art, drama club, sports). They even have prom in the spring! Having a school nurse onsite and a high school guidance counselor who is a LMHC have been invaluable. For the first time, we now feel our child could go on to take college courses after graduation, something we previously thought would not be an option.

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August 20, 2012
Excellent program. I have two students enrolled at Pace and would not go anywhere else in Florida. They have IEP's for all their students and offer amazing programs for the high schoolers. So happy we discovered Pace, the staff is the most caring, compassionate and invested teachers we've ever encountered. Looking forward to many more years with this school.

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May 20, 2012
Amazing Program! My son is in the college-prep high school program at Pace. Previously he was in Orange County Public Schools. Having ADHD, we did not know what private schools were available to us and happened upon Pace. In the two years we've been there, he's made a 180 from where he was. His grades are consistently A's and B's and he is interested in school. Which never happened until Pace! He really gets into his assignments and is curious about everything. We have long conversations now about what his day was like and what he's working on. I know Pace offers two tracks for high school. One college prep track and one modified track for kids going toward vocational training. My sister is sending her autistic son to Pace next year. Pace puts an incredible emphasis on each student and develops individual education plans for every student each year to keep the kids on their goals. I'm not sure where we would be right now, had we not found Pace. With a school that has been around for 40 years, I wish we had discovered it sooner! Best school in Florida for kids that need extra attention.

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February 07, 2007
PBHS has an excellent faculty and program that tailors itself to the individual student who has a learning or cognitive disorder. It also has wonderful art, speech, reading and sports programs as well to bring out the best in each student. Every child is made to feel special from grades 1-12. There is an on-site nurse and psychologist as well as the aforementioned sport facility and art room. I cannot recommend this school highly enough to any parent who has struggled with the school system to get their child the individual attention and support he or she needs to not just succeed but excel. Patrice Weaver-Melton

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April 18, 2005
I can't say enough about this school! PACE is wonderful, nurturing environment that helps children grow while maintaining academic standards. Our son was part of their family while we lived in Orlando and has suffered since being back in the public school system. I can't recommend this school high enough for anyone considering private schools for ADHD children.

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March 25, 2004
My son has thrived at this school. The programs provided have greatly improved his academic abilities, as well as, improved his self esteem. Each student works at their own pace and can be confident of their achievement prior to tackling new challenges. The various extracurricular activies throughout the year add to the positive experience at the school.

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September 09, 2003
The school is in a comfortable wooded setting. The faculty and staff are superb! My child's academic life has changed. Teachers take time to teach to individual students and are very caring of the kids' needs. I am so grateful for this school.

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Pace Brantley Hall School
3221 Sand Lake Road, Longwood, FL  32779
(407) 869-8882
Last modified Pace Brantley Hall School is a Private school that serves grades 1-12
Pace Brantley Hall School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top