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The King's Academy
School DescriptionSCHOOL 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.
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.
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Some of TKA's 2020 graduating seniors were already accepted to top USA universities: Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), New York University, and Washington University in St. Louis.
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 PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Speciality ProgramsSTEM, Sports Medicine, Aviation, Pre-Law, Business Magnet, Fine Arts
Accepting Students in Grades8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Other - Eligibility Requirements?Does not accept 11th or 12th grade students coming form mainland China unless they are transferring from a North American school.
Blogs and News!
Educatius Group’s North American head office has been certified by ISO 9001:2015’s globally respected quality standards.
Educatius Group’s USA F-1 Inbound High School Program Listed by CSIET for 5th year in a Row
Educatius Group received the largest number of international high school students on CSIET F-1 high school programs in 2017-2018!
"International students who study at a US high school have an inside-track to attend a US University," according to Educatius Group's Academic Director Dr. Sharon Tan.
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