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State

Florida

Number of Students

1,300

SAT Average (Out of 1600)

1385

Accepting Students to Grades

7-12

The King's Academy

Private Boarding School – West Palm Beach , Florida

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 10 state championships.
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 U.S. 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. 

Community Information
The King’s Academy is located in beautiful, sunny South Florida, in suburban West Palm Beach. TKA’s campus is close to picturesque beaches, cultural venues, and more than 2,000 restaurants. International high school students will enjoy many outdoor activities, including water-sports and shopping at the three area malls and in down-town Palm Beach, including at world famous Worth Avenue.

Area Population: 100,000
City Website: City of West Palm Beach

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

School Facts

Year Founded

1970

Student Population

Co-Educational

Number of Students

1,300

Accepting Students to Grades

7-12

Teacher/Student Ratio

1:17

Average Class Size

17

ESL Programs

Yes

IB Programs

No

Offers Diploma Year Program

Yes

School Uniform

Yes

Campus Size

60 Acres

Religious Affiliation

Christian

SAT Average (Out of 1600)

1385

Foreign Languages

  • Chinese
  • Latin
  • Spanish

University Acceptance Rate

100%

Arts

  • 2D Art / Design
  • 3D Art / Design
  • Acting
  • Dance: Ballet
  • Band
  • Chamber Ensemble
  • Content
  • Dance
  • Digital Film
  • Drawing and Design
  • Jazz
  • Musical Theater
  • Music Theory
  • Orchestra
  • Painting
  • Piano Keyboard
  • Print Making
  • Sound Engineering
  • Theater: Tech
  • Vocal Ensemble

AP Courses

  • Art History
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese Language and Culture
  • Computer Science
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Environmental Science
  • Macroeconomics
  • Music Theory
  • Physics C: Mechanics
  • Psychology
  • Spanish Language and Culture
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art: Drawing
  • Studio Art: 2-D Design
  • United States Government and Politics
  • United States History
  • World History

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country Running
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Chess
  • Debate
  • Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
  • Honor Council
  • Key Club
  • Model United Nations
  • Prom
  • Robotics
  • Trips

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Brown University, California Institute of Technology, Carnegie Mellon University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Duke University, Emory University,
Georgetown University, Harvard University, Princeton University, Rice University, Tufts University, University of Chicago, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania, University of Virginia, Vanderbilt University, Wake Forrest University, Washington University, Yale University

University Acceptance Rate:
100%

Closest International and Local Airports: Palm Beach International Airport (PBI), Fort Lauderdale International Airport (FLL), Miami International Airport (MIA)
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