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The King's Academy

Established: 1970

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    1300
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Boarding accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Christian
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year

School Description

SCHOOL PROFILE
In addition to particularly strong athletic and performing arts programs, The King’s Academy in West Palm Beach features a rigorous academic curriculum with one-on-one mentoring through the Global Ambassador Program, 28 AP and dual enrollment college credit courses, and ESL and TOEFL/SAT/ACT preparation. It also has a distinguished STEM program, including the brand-new Boswell Science and Technology Center.

FACILITIES
The school’s facilities feature an 11,000-square foot athletic complex and an Olympic swimming pool. Students also have access to a tennis academy, a television and film production studio, and a brand new 23,000-square foot Center for Performing Arts offering theater, instrumental arts, dance, filmmaking, broadcasting, and visual/digital arts.
The school opened the Boswell Science and Technology Center in August 2018, giving students access to a state-of-the-art computer science laboratory, engineering room with 3D printers and robotic capabilities, and a new mathematics classroom.

SPORTS AND ARTS
TKA offers professional-level athletics training and features a renowned tennis program. Teams at the school have won a combined 11 state championships, including TKA's 2019 State Champion Competitive Cheerleading team!
The professional-level performing arts program competes statewide, drawing top universities like Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and Columbia to recruit their performers. TKA's prestigious Conservatory of the Arts program has performed at Disney's Magic Kingdom and a US Presidential Inauguration.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Recently recognized by the US Secretary of Education as one of the top 50 private schools in the country. The King's Academy has received the prestigious Blue Ribbon School designation and its Conservatory of the Arts program is in the national top five.

DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
Boarding students stay in homes close to campus equipped with study areas, game rooms, outdoor sports areas, and swimming pools.

Visit School Site: The King's Academy
Visit City Site: West Palm Beach, Florida

Famous Alumni

Heath Evans (NFL fullback and Super Bowl champion, NFL Network analyst)
Emmanuel Lamur (NFL Linebacker w/ Minnesota Vikings)
Tess Soltau (Boradway and TV actress in Wicked and The Addams Family)
Lauren Jelencovich (Soprano, Star Search winner, lead vocalist w/ Yanni)
Colt Morton (MLB catcher w/ San Diego Padres)
DJ Carter (asst. television director with ABC’s The Middle)
Daniel Demmery (youngest Boeing777 captain in the world)
Christina Alessi (professional volleyball in Sweden)
Gary "Wally" Wallance (nationally-syndicated radio host with The Wally Show)
Dr. Elizabeth Ennis (chief medical officer with Baptist Health System of Alabama)
Chris Meyer (Executice VP and CFO of Bloomin' Brands)

  • 60 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?
Yes
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:17
SAT Average
1250
ACT Average
28
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
Speciality Programs
STEM, Sports Medicine, Aviation, Pre-Law, Business Magnet, Fine Arts
Sports
Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, Football, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball
Arts
2D Art, 3D Art, 3D Art, Acting, Digital Cinema Production, Drawing and Painting, Painting, Studio Art, Technical Theatre, World Arts
Music
Band, Band - Concert, Chamber Ensemble, Jazz Band, Music Theory, Musical Theatre, Orchestra, Piano, Sound Engineering, Vocal Music and Ensembles
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Capstone Program, Chemistry, Comparative Government and Politics, Computer Science A, Computer Science Principles, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, European History, Human Geography, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics 1, Physics C: Mechanics, Psychology, Spanish Language and Culture, Statistics, US History, World History
Languages
Chinese, French Language and Culture, Latin
Clubs and Extracurricular
Ballroom Dancing, Chess Club, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Honor Council, Key Club, Model United Nations (Model UN), Prom Committee
Accepting Students in Grades
No
Ages Accepted
13-20
ELTiS Required
225
TOEFL Required
70
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Does not accept 11th or 12th grade students coming form mainland China unless they are transferring from a North American school.

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