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Bright Futures Academy

Charter | K-8 | 700 students

“What is best for the Student,” is a governing philosophy at BFA.
 
 

 
 
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3 stars

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2014:
No new ratings
2013:
Based on 7 ratings
2012:
Based on 4 ratings
2011:
Based on 12 ratings

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Posted August 14, 2013

My son is now in 8th going to the school in 6th grade. His improvement in all aspects is phenomenal. He loves his teachers, the staff and the activities in the school. He has developed a desire to learn more about so many things, I know he will do well on the future. Thank you BFA!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 13, 2013

My children moved from private schools to Bright Futures and I couldn't be happier with the experience. The very few issues I have mentioned to administration were handled immediately. (It appears that disgruntled parents of expelled students are venting on this site). I love that the children are tested quarterly and placed in groups according to their level. With this system the entire class is in sync with the education and no students are holding up the class or falling behind. My daughters have thrived in this environment and appear to be a year and a half ahead of their friends from our former private school. It's been a blessing to attend BFA for the past 7 years and I only wish they could start a high school!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 11, 2013

We will miss BFA now that all of our kids have graduated. It really is a wonderful school. Too many people expect it to to be too many things. It's a public school that you have to be involved with as a parent. They aren't a babysitting service!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 6, 2013

This school definitely does not deserve the five out of ten stars it is currently receiving. The teachers are no where near qualified to teach the subjects they have been assigned and the administration is no better. They go around telling all the kids how poorly they're doing and how much it is going to affect them in high school, when in reality, they were never prepared for it. Any question asked seems to be a major inconvenience. This school could improve by actually listening to the students once in a while, because believe it or not, they're a lot smarter than you give them credit for. Truthfully, I think there is no hope for this school at all.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 23, 2013

We've been very happy at BFA for 6 years now. For the most part we have had outstanding teachers. I don't think this school is for everyone. I've seen many families leave over the years seeking something "better." I can honestly say that I don't think that there is something "better".....different maybe. No school is perfect and I don't claim that this school is. But what I do know, from our personal experience, is that BFA is a good school! I love that the teachers AND administration KNOW my children by first name. I feel they care about them and want the best for their future. My children have been happy, safe and learning something everyday. I love the small, private feel of this school. I love that if you don't like it...you can leave! Simple as that. We support BFA and are proud to be there!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 15, 2013

I don't believe that the last two posts were actually done by teachers. All of my daughter's teachers are wonderful, dedicated people who care about how well she does not just academically but socially too. I know several of the teachers outside of school and they say nothing but good things about the school's administration. To the REAL teachers of BFA, take it from a parent - KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 15, 2013

This school stinks they do not care about these children at all!!!! They hire teachers last minute and they are terrible for our kids. Extremely unorganized ONCE AGAIN NOW they are panicing about the FACATS. They don't care about bullying I have addressed the school and have not even recieved a reply. The principal says he recieved tons of e-mails, e-mail me again. Something is seriously wrong. When a teacher is telling the students no one is getting an A on this project and they didn't even hand it in yet, its not right. They don't know how to encourage children to want to learn. Lets be glad they are moving!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 20, 2012

My 6 year old first grader is very happy at Bright Futures. I am impressed with math teacher this year. My daughter is learning fast and is able to do her assignments herself. It is not easy math. We are working on spelling and reading as well as other subjects. I like that there is also music and art as well as spanish. When I drop my daughter off and pick her up (they have longer hours than public schools, she is there for 7 hours), I feel the staff is dedicated and they know all students very well. I would imagine private school could feel like this. I am big fan of charter schools for many reasons. I have my fingers crossed. It is A rated school. Yes, TV is allowed on rainy days and I was not happy about that at first, but then my daughter spends there 7 hours every day in first grade, so I understand that if the kids cannot get the energy outside, they may need something to get a break at this age. They are moving to Juno Beach in August. It is further for us, but there will be buses from Riverside campus, so I am looking forward to it.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 11, 2012

Just replying to the parent who responded to my post. I am a parent. I loved the school. It isn't perfect- things change too often, the teachers are often young and less experienced, they have decided to have a high turnover rate (bottom scoring teachers are asked to leave), and there is no due process for teachers. There are also limits as far as ESE services provided. However, if you are looking for a place where kids can dig in a garden to learn science, read across the curriculum blending social studies and English, and learn math - pulling from various sources and not just following rote in a textbook, this school may be for you. It's small, family-style learning. It's truly a wonderful school. But, it is not for everyone. And that's why it is my opinion (as a parent) that they get such a diversity of reviews.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 6, 2012

My son has been at Bright Futures for two years now and we have had nothing but a positive experience. He has excelled in all of his studies and really enjoys learning. I have always been able to email his teachers with any questions and the response is always fast. The administration has done a wonderful job in OVER Communicating to the parents. Having friends in the public school systems I find that the communication we received from BFA is not the norm. I have asked many questions of the administration and have even gotten responses in the summer months! The parents are given every chance to participate and assist in their childs educational development as well as many activities. I see the same negative email is being posted by a disgruntled parent. It seems the same negative comment is posted to give BFA a low score. It saddens me to see this as BFA is really a great school and they make every effort to help all children learn and grow. BFA is now looking to expand and offer more grades with the goal of opening a high school and we couldn't be more excited!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 27, 2012

Overall, I have been very pleased with Bright Futures. I have two children who currently attend, and one who has attended BFA for 8 years. My children have had some amazing teachers over the years, and the administration has always taken the time to address any issues or concerns. I could choose a private school, but our children have received a quality education this far at BFA. I would recommend it to a friend.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 24, 2011

My daughter went here for one year and she was better off not even attending school! She didn't learn anything! The school is awful and the instructors are useless. They show movies during class and don't even have textbooks they can take home. As a parent, sending my daughter here was a decision I really regret.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 30, 2011

There are still many people who love this school. They are not the people who move their kids to a different school from year to year looking for perfection. Most people that are happy don't come here to give a review. Usually sites like these are the disgruntled people who've been kicked out or have a bone to pick with administration. As a parent you need to be involved in your children's education. Communicate with their teachers and or principal. This is our 6th year at this school and we are still very happy. We are realistic in our expectations and we are active in our children's education. This is the real world people! Teach your children how to deal now or they will be in for a rude awakening soon enough!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 29, 2011

We have had another outstanding year and yes, we will be back in the fall!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 22, 2011

Great Schools has again violated the terms of it own rating process. In publilshing irresponsible, uninformed and irrelevant speculations about the school. It is most curious to see any connection between the comment posted May 19th and reality. Florida's Governor and Legislature cut funding for all schools, including Charter Schools, causing layoffs across the State and District. Private school have been hurt by economic conditions and have lost student population causing layoffs. Bright Futures is pursuing newer facilities for its current student base. Bright Futures is a choice school and one has to choose to come there.. Anyone unhappy with Florida funding cuts might want to join in asking the Legislature to think about restoring funding to our children. Great Schools loses its credbility when it permits these rants. Perhaps this website is becoming a good idea gone amiss, and rename itself instead Great Griips.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted May 16, 2011

My daughter is in kindergarden, she has thrived this school year! If every parent fufilled their commitment to the school, All would be good,it takes a village to raise a child!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 9, 2011

I understand that no matter where you go some people are NEVER happy with any situation and you will always have parents who complain. Well, I am not one of those. I find that if you don't like the way something is, then maybe as a parent you should step in and ask if there is anything you can do to help in the areas you are not satisfied in. If you want to make a community/school better, take the initiative to improve what YOU can and I promise, you'll be happier! I would start by changing the negative attitude. Look around at the ones that typically complain, they complain about all areas of their lives. Ever heard the saying, "It takes a community to raise a child?" It's true! This is a fabulous school in all areas! Art, Reading, Math, PE...you name it, my child is exceeding & soaring at this school; absolutely loves it! My oldest child went to private school all through Elementary & Middle and I have to say this is far better than private schooling. You get the same close knit feeling with better academics. Also, I am sure there are going to be some negative comments coming from teachers recently let go. Don't blame the school, the government made the budget cuts!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 6, 2011

As a previous teacher at Bright Futures, I can honestly say that the CEO's best interest is not that of the students. Teachers at this school are not certified in their area of interest, there is absolutely no stability in any aspect of this school, and administration is very demeaning to both the students as well as teachers. All a person needs to do s look at the turnover rate of the teachers to realize that something is very, very wrong at this school.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted April 26, 2011

Parents, you dont know how good you have it at BFA!The Grass is NOT greener on the other side!I am so sick of hearing fellow parents compare BFA to local public schools.Take it from one who has been there, it is not all it is cracked up to be.I had my children in a"state of the art"local "A" rated public school in PBG and thought that it was going to be such an amazing experience for them, however,i could have not been more wrong.They did not have any science or social studies, and were barely monitored at lunch in the cafeteria. Talk about PE, Spanish, Art, maybe once every 2 weeks if they were lucky.I have been a parent of BFA for the last few years and feel that it is such an amazing place for my children to excel. Based on the previous negative comment I asked my kids about specials and they LOVE the new PE/spanish teacher, and there are so many art supplies my kids are making dragons currently! As for the Co-Pricipals,their open door policy is just that! What other school could you find that,NOT any other public school! Also,I found that the letter sent home last Thursday was an eye opener! It seems that the CEO is doing everything she can considering a $550,000 budget cut!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 22, 2011

My understanding is that the only way for charter schools to survive is to grow and to capitalize on the economies of scale. This school has done amazingly well with the limited funds given to charters and whether people like them or not, they do provide parents with an option. I too have been a part of the school for a number of years and know that ALL of the administrators were teachers before going into administration. Additionally, ALL of the administration have been working at the school for at least 4 years and have extensive experience working in the field. What other school can you walk into and see the Principal? Most of the time at other schools you can't even get the Principal on the phone, they are generally not accessable. Some people just see the glass half empty, I have not seen a decline but instead improvement. My kids do go to a park for PE, the school uses Orf instruments, the EDU Garden is amazing and the art teacher CHOOSES to find free resources and STILL wins tons of contests with student work. I was sad to see the cuts in staff, but I have faith that the school will pull through, they always do!!
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 58% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
54%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
61%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science and writing in grades 4, 8 and 10. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 61% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
48%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 60% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
70%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 83% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science and writing in grades 4, 8 and 10. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
31%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 60% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
59%
Science

The state average for Science was 53% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
37%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science and writing in grades 4, 8 and 10. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
51%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
73%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science and writing in grades 4, 8 and 10. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
61%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
64%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science and writing in grades 4, 8 and 10. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
53%

2011

 
 
54%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 56% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
57%
Science

The state average for Science was 47% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
50%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 79% in 2013.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science and writing in grades 4, 8 and 10. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 81% in 2012.

68 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
97%
Scale: % scoring at or above level 3

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) to test students in grades 4, 8 and 10 in writing. The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills needed to progress through school. The FCAT writing exam is scored on a scale of 1 to 6. The state considers a score of 3 or above as meeting state standards.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 78% in 2012.

72 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
94%
Scale: % scoring at or above level 3

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) to test students in grades 4, 8 and 10 in writing. The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills needed to progress through school. The FCAT writing exam is scored on a scale of 1 to 6. The state considers a score of 3 or above as meeting state standards.

Source: Florida Department of Education

  • In 2011-2012, this school received a grade of "B".
  • In 2010-2011, this school received a grade of "A".
  • In 2009-2010, this school received a grade of "C".
  • In 2008-2009, this school received a grade of "A".

About the tests


Florida uses School Grades to measure the overall performance of a school each year on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT). Each school is assigned a letter grade (A-F) based on three criteria: the overall performance on the FCAT, the percentage of eligible students who took the test, and whether or not students made progress in reading and math. The School Grades are calculated by adding points earned from each of the performance criteria listed above.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 64% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
38%

2011

 
 
65%
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 67% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 64% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Florida used the End-of-Course Assessments (EOC) to test students in Algebra 1, Biology 1 and Geometry. The EOC is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The Algebra 1 EOC has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 53% 42%
Black 25% 23%
Hispanic 14% 29%
Two or more races 7% 3%
Asian 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 36%N/A59%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Bachelor's degree 100%73%61%
Master's degree 0%N/A36%
Doctorate degree 0%1%1%
Other degree 0%N/A2%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Classes taught by non-highly qualified teachers 13%N/A5%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Assistant principal(s)
Art teacher(s)
Computer specialist(s)
ELL/ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Math specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
Reading specialist(s)
Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
Security personnel
School social worker/counselors(s)
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist(s)
Tutor(s)
Foreign languages spoken by school staff Spanish
Read more about programs at this school
Source: Provided by a school official.

Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Extra learning resources offered
  • Differentiated learning programs
Staff resources available to students
  • Special education coordinator
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Technology
Staff resources available to students
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Gardening teacher(s)
  • Math specialist(s)
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Outdoor learning lab
  • Science lab
Clubs
  • Gardening

Arts & music

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Arts (all)
  • Music
  • Performing arts
  • Visual arts
Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
  • Photography
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Creative writing
  • Dance
  • Poetry
Clubs
  • Art club
  • Dance club: Scottish
  • Yearbook

Language learning

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Foreign languages
Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Staff resources available to students
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Gardening teacher(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Kitchen
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
Clubs
  • Gardening

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Honors track
Extra learning resources offered
  • Acceleration
School leaders can update this information here.

School basics

School start time
  • 7:45 am
School end time
  • 3:15 pm
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • Before school: starts at 7:00 a.m.
  • After school: ends at 6:00 p.m.
School Leader's name
  • Mrs. Kendall Artusi
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Email
  • Phone
Gender
  • Coed
Special schedule
  • Extended/longer school day
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Fax number
  • (561) 658-0565

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Classical (e.g., focuses on the "classics")
  • Core knowledge
  • Direct instruction
  • Honors track
  • Outdoor / Farm-based
  • Project-based
  • STEM
  • Standards-based
  • Student driven, teacher facilitated
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

Don't understand these terms?
  • Arts (all)
  • Environmental
  • Foreign languages
  • Global
  • Humanities
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Performing arts
  • Science
  • Social justice
  • Technology
  • Visual arts
  • Vocational education
  • Writing
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

Don't understand these terms?
  • No
Level of special education programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • ELL/ESL Coordinator
  • Gardening teacher(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Math specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Poetry/Creative writing teacher(s)
  • Reading specialist(s)
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Security personnel
  • Special education coordinator
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
  • Tutor(s)
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish
Extra learning resources offered
  • Acceleration
  • Differentiated learning programs
  • Mentoring
  • Remediation
  • Tutoring
Transportation options
  • Accessible via public transportation
  • Shuttle between campuses
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Art room
  • Audiovisual aids
  • Computer lab
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Internet access
  • Kitchen
  • Learning lab
  • Library
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
  • Music room
  • Outdoor learning lab
  • Playground
  • Science lab
Partnerships with local resources and organizations
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Crew / Rowing
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Crew / Rowing
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
  • Photography
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Creative writing
  • Dance
  • Poetry
Media arts
  • None

Student clubs

Clubs (distinct from courses)
  • Art club
  • Chess club
  • Civil Air Patrol
  • Computer Club
  • Dance club: Scottish
  • Fishing Club
  • Gardening
  • Model UN
  • Yearbook
School leaders can update this information here.

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School culture

Dress Code
  • Uniforms
Bullying policy
  • This school has a bullying and/or cyber bullying policy in place.
Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Organize cultural events
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Volunteer for special events
  • Volunteer time after school
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10350 Riverside Drive
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
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Phone: (561) 253-7504

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