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State

Florida

Number of Students

200

Grades

5-12

ESL Programs

Florida Preparatory Academy

Private Boarding School – Melbourne , Florida

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 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.
Florida Preparatory offers unique art courses such as culinary arts, sound engineering, and film studies. The school’s on-campus music/recording studio allows students to develop particularly strong technical music skills.
 
AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Florida Preparatory Academy’s Air Force JROTC Program received one 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. 

Location
Melbourne is located in  east central Florida about one hour southeast of Orlando. International students will enjoy beautifully warm year round weather.

Area population: 77,508
City website: City of Melbourne

Dates
Estimated Fall Start: Mid-August
Estimated Fall End: Mid-December
Estimated Spring Start: Early January
Estimated Spring End: Late May

School Facts

Year Founded

1961

Student Population

Co-Educational

Number of Students

200

Grades

5-12

Teacher/Student Ratio

1:14

ESL Programs

Yes

IB Programs

No

Offers Diploma Year Program

Yes

School Uniform

Yes

Campus Size

20 Acres

Religious Affiliation

None

Foreign Languages

  • Chinese
  • Spanish

University Acceptance Rate

100%

Arts

  • Art
  • Culinary Arts
  • Film Studies
  • Music - Instrumental
  • Music - Technology
  • Music Theory

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Chemistry
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Environmental Science
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Physics
  • Studio Art
  • United States Government and Politics
  • United States History
  • World History

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country Running
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Weightlifting

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Community Service
  • Glee
  • Model Rocket
  • National Junior Honor Society
  • National Honor Society
  • Surfing
  • Skateboarding

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Auburn University, Boston University, Brown University, Case Western Reserve University, Drexel University, Duke University, Emory University, Harvard University, Indiana
University, Michigan State University, Pennsylvania State University, Purdue University, Stanford University, Tulane University, University of Iowa, University of Miami, University of Rochester, University of Alabama, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

University Acceptance Rate:
100%

Closest International and Local Airports: Melbourne International Airport (MLB)
For Details Visit Website: Florida Preparatory Academy

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