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 Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning MISSION STATEMENT: To offer a Christ-inspired educational experience that empowers students to reach their full potential in life, where academic excellence is nurtured and students are treasured and respected. VISION STATEMENT We believe all children are unique in the eyes of God. Therefore, our vision is to promote Spiritual knowledge, develop emotional growth and cultivate life readiness.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Music
Performing arts
Religious
Technology
Visual arts
Writing

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Painting
3
Music
including: Vocal lessons / coaching
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

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 2 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Requirements for attending We are licensed by DCF and accredited by FCIS and FKC.
Payment schedule Monthly
Financial aid options Sibling Discount
Preschool meals offered None
Required credentials for lead staff Bachelor's degree
Teaching credential
Child development associate (CDA) credential
% of early learning staff that holds a credential or certification 76%-100%
Maximum number of infants per adult 0
Maximum number of toddlers per adult 0
Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 0
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 0

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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: Arts and crafts
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
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
  Miami Arts Charter School
  Miami Country Day School
Parent involvement details Each Friday we send out a weekly newsletter. In the letter is news about the school, upcoming events and specific information from each grade level teacher.
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: Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
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
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 2015-2016
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