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Programs

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
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
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Spanish
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 2 years old

Support

12
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming None
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

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 67% 24%
White 29% 44%
Black 4% 29%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% n/a
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander n/a 2%
Asian 0% n/a
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% n/a
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
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

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
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: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Art teacher
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Instructional aide / coach
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
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

Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered No
# of applications received 209
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 162
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2009-2010