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Florida Preparatory Academy

Established: 1961
Beach
STEM

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    200
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Boarding accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Fall Year

School Description

SCHOOL PROFILE
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.

FACILITIES
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.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Students can participate in a wide range of athletics, clubs, and activities such as golf, basketball, and surf club. The Girls Basketball Team won the 2019 State Championship.
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.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Florida Preparatory Academy’s Air Force JROTC Program received 1 of 277 National 2017-18 Air Force JROTC Distinguished Unit Awards.

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

Visit School Site: Florida Preparatory Academy
Visit City Site: Melbourne, Florida

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

  • 12, PG Grades at School
  • 11 acres Campus Size
  • 35% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
Yes
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:14
SAT Average
1100
ACT Average
25
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
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.
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country Running, Football, Golf, Softball, Surfing, Swimming, Tennis, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling
Arts
Art, Film Studies, Studio Art
Music
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
Languages
Chinese, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Air Force JROTC, Community Service, GLEE Club, Model Rocket Club, National honorary society, National Junior Honor Society, Skateboarding, Surf Club
Accepting Students in Grades
No
Ages Accepted
13-18
ELTiS Required
Not Accepted
TOEFL Required
No minimum
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Must complete financial aid forms in order to qualify for scholarships

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