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Florida Preparatory Academy

Established: 1961

School Facts

  • Number of Students
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Boarding accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Fall Year

School Description

Established in 1961, Florida Preparatory Academy offers a wide range of academic opportunities including honors, AP, and dual enrollment courses. They feature a distinguished aviation program and nationally ranked top 100 Air Force JROTC program. Students have the opportunity to pursue a Private Pilot License.

Florida Prep’s 11-acre tropical campus is located a 10 minute drive from the beach and features a snack bar, an outdoor stage, a gymnasium, a tennis court, sports fields, a music/recording studio, and a golf course.

Students can participate in a wide range of athletics, clubs, and activities such as golf, basketball, and surf club.
Florida Preparatory offers unique art courses such as culinary arts, sound engineering, and film studies. The school’s on-campus music and recording studio allows students to develop particularly strong technical music skills.

Florida Preparatory Academy’s Air Force JROTC Program received one of 277 National 2017-18 Air Force JROTC Distinguished Unit Awards.

Students live 2-4 to a room in on-campus dormitories with lounges, wide-screen televisions, dorm supervisors, and high-speed internet access.


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Awards and Accomplishments Of School

• 2019 Florida State Girls Basketball Champions • District Champions Boys Basketball 2019 • District Finalists Tennis 2019 • 2 Florida State Finalists (Track & Field) Running 2019 • Melbourne, Florida was named U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 Best Place to Live Near the Beach in the U.S.

Famous Alumni

Leevan Sands, Olympian Triple Jumper
Sacha Khan, Player for Cleveland Cavaliers and member of the 2017 NBA Championship Team

  • 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Post Graduate (PG) Grades at School
  • 11 acres Campus Size
  • 35% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
SAT Average
ACT Average
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
French Immersion
Speciality Programs
• Surfing offered at world renowned Cocoa Beach • A university dual-enrollment program with Florida Institute of Technology (Florida Tech) offering university credit and an automatic offer of admission to candidates that maintain a 3.0 GPA on university courses. • A unique Florida Tech dual enrollment aviation program that allows a Florida Prep student to complete a Private Pilot License. • Florida Prep partnered with a number of aerospace and defense companies in the local community that enables it to offer internships to all students, and additional opportunities specifically aimed at female students, including ‘Women in Engineering’, placement programs.
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country Running, Golf, Softball, Surfing, Swimming, Tennis, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling
Art, Film, Studio Art
Music instrument, Music Technology, Music Theory
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, Macroeconomics, Macroeconomics, Physics 1, US Government and Politics, US History, World History
Chinese, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Air Force JROTC, Community Service, GLEE Club, Model Rocket Club, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Surf Club
Accepting Students in Grades
12, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Ages Accepted
ELTiS Minimum
Not Accepted
TOEFL Minimum
No minimum
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Must complete financial aid forms in order to qualify for scholarships

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