Details overview

Hours 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Environmental
Mathematics
Music
Science
Technology
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Multi-aged classrooms
Outdoor / Farm-based
Montessori

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Music
including: Theory
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

12
Facilities
including: Playground
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Level of special education programming None
Level of ESL/ELL programming None

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 2 years old

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Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
4
Boys Sports
including: Tennis
0
Clubs
Girls sports Basketball
Kickball
Soccer
Tennis
Boys sports Basketball
Kickball
Soccer
Tennis
Clubs None
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 4:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Students typically continue on to these schools Ransom
  Palmer Trinity
  Gulliver

Awards

Academic award Best of Miami Beach Award in the Montessori Schools category
Year received 2011

Teachers

8
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Art teacher
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Coach(es)
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Swedish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Rolling
Vouchers accepted No
# of applications received 209
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 162
For the year 2012-2013