Details overview

Hours 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
School leader Otis E. Wirth
Transportation options None
Preschool capacity 186

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Religious affiliation Presbyterian
Schedule Block scheduling
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school Faith-based
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Miami Shores Presbyterian Church School offers a comprehensive program for students age 18 months through 5th Grade. Students at our school experience the benefits of small class sizes, highly qualified teachers and a rigorous curriculum in conjunction with Christian faith and beliefs.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Music
Performing arts
Religious
Technology
Visual arts
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Individually guided instruction
Project-based
Standards-based
Teacher-run

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Printmaking
3
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

13
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
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

Preschool meals offered None
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 2 years old

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 49% 42%
Hispanic 41% 29%
Black 8% 23%
Two or more races 1% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
10
Clubs
including: Drama club
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Cooking club
Debate
Drama club
Foreign language and culture club
Gardening
Homework help / Study buddy club
Math club
Clubs - language Spanish
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 08:00 AM
After school end time 05:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Doctors Charter School of Miami Shores
  St. Rose of Lima
  Miami Country Day School
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying MSPCS is committed to providing all students with a safe and civil school environment in which all members of the school community are treated with dignity and respect. MSPCS expressly prohibits the bullying, harassment or intimidation of any person, by any means or method, which occurs on school property, on school vehicles or at school related functions or activities, or by use of data or software that is accessed through a computer, computer system or network.

Teachers

3
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff German
Spanish
Staff details This year we have hired staff from all over the world to help us reach our goal of becoming the premiere school in South Florida. Please take a few minutes to view our faculty and staff page online at http://www.mspcs.net/faculty-staff/ and you will see the caliber of professionals we have assembled.

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Transportation options (misc.) Parent Drop-off and Pick-up
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Miami Shores Presbyterian Church
  Miami Country Day School
  Barry University

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details We have open enrollment until capacity is reached.
Learn more Http://www.mspcs.net/
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Entrance exam
Interview
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application fee waivers available? No
Tuition range (low) $6000
Tuition range (high) $10000
For the year 2014-2015
Financial aid offered Outside scholarships
Vouchers accepted No
# of applications received 86
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 15
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012