Pace Brantley School

3221 Sand Lake Rd
Longwood, FL 32779-0327
Tel: (407)869-8882
Grades: 2-12 | 156 students
Pace-Brantley Hall School has been a Central Florida landmark since its founding in 1972 by Mrs. Mary E. Dunn.
She was a visionary and pioneer in the field of learning differences.
Since then PACE has been providing a quality education to students, grades 1-12 of average to above average intellect.
For the past 37 years PACE has been achieving success! With tireless dedication and compassion, Mrs. Dunn steered the school towards the successful organization it is today.
The school started with 10 students and 2 teachers at a rented facilities and today accomodates 125 students with 31 staff and faculty on a wooded 9 acre campus.
Teaching methods at Pace combine the four different learning approaches incorporating all five senses.
As each sense is visited, learning takes place on several levels.
Pace Brantley-Hall School is fully accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools.
It is also a member of the Florida Association of Independent Special Educational Facilities.
Academic excellence is a hallmark of PACE-Brantley Hall School and each year a number of students have been inducted into the National Honor Society.
The school has modern Audio/Visual teaching aids, and a recently-upgraded Computer Lab.
The staff and faculty have the unique credentials and abilities to insure the success of our students.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other associations(s) for exceptional children
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades 2-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, auditory processing disorders, other learning disabilities and ADHD
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

Total Students 156 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade Pace Brantley School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 10 students
Number of AP Courses 3 courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Navy or White Golf style shirts, Khaki pants or shorts, closed toe shoes)

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $13,385
Tuition Notes Grades 1st through 8th - $13,385 Grades 9th through 12th - $13,855 Registration $500. We accept the Mckay Scholarship
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Barbara Winter
Admissions Associate Donna A. O'Neal

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Forest Lake Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Forest Lake Education Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is KinderCare at Hunt Club (0.9 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Longwood
    Forest Lake Education Center
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: K-8 | 637 students
    0.2 miles
    1275 Learning Loop
    Longwood, FL 32779
  • Apopka
    Grades: K | 37 students
    0.7 miles
    502 S Hunt Club Blvd
    Apopka, FL 32703
  • Apopka
    Forest Lake Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: 9-12 | 382 students
    0.8 miles
    500 Education Loop
    Apopka, FL 32703
  • Apopka
    KinderCare at Hunt Club
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    0.9 miles
    625 Executive Park Court
    Apopka, FL 32703
  • Apopka
    New Beginning Christian Academy
    Alternative School (Christian)
    Grades: 2-12 | 41 students
    1.4 miles
    3625 Bonnie Drive
    Apopka, FL 32703

School Reviews

My name is cody ball kid I had a learning disabilitie and the founder mrs dunn reviewed my case. She felt that there my not be much help could do for me. So mrs dunn beleived in me and gave me a trial basis by the end of the school year she was amazed of how well I was doing. 20 plus years later and I have never forgotten pace school and forgot about the kindness of mrs dunn and she my not be with us anymore but she continues teaching cause she started something that has a life of its own.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 04/26/14

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