Center Academy

341 North Orlando Avenue
Maitland, FL 32751-0327
Tel: (407)772-8727
Grades: 5-12 | 72 students
The mission of Center Academy is to provide students with a learning environment that facilitates the development of self-confidence, motivation, and academic skills, and gives students the opportunity to achieve success in life.
It is often difficult for a child to maintain self-esteem when his/her learning requirements differ from other students in school.
Therefore, we offer a highly structured educational program in an atmosphere that is familiar, understanding, nurturing, and supportive.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Independent Private Schools Association
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Grades Offered Grades 5-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported LD, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Learning Differences, Motivation
Year Founded 1968

Student Body

Total Students 72 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Center Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(collared shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition varies, with need-based and McKay Scholarships available
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Joann Sas, M.S.Ed.


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Bowling, Flag Football, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballBowling,
Flag FootballSoccer,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is The Geneva School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Annunciation Catholic Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Geneva School (0.8 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Altamonte Springs
    Grades: K-8 | 511 students
    0.7 miles
    593 Jamestown Blvd
    Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
  • Winter Park
    Grades: PK-12 | 481 students
    0.8 miles
    2025 State Road 436
    Winter Park, FL 32792
  • Longwood
    Longwood KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    1.2 miles
    2654 State Rd. 434 West
    Longwood, FL 32779
  • Longwood
    Grades: PK-6 | 181 students
    1.5 miles
    251 East Lake Brantley Drive
    Longwood, FL 32779
  • Altamonte Springs
    Grades: PK-K | 21 students
    1.6 miles
    482 Osceola St
    Altamonte Springs, FL 32701

School Reviews

My son has been attending Center Academy for 3 years. My heart broke when my elementary age son hated going to his previous school, grades were dropping and his overall self-esteem. Just over a few months I saw a HUGE difference in him. He actually wants to be at school 30 minutes early now. He has great friends and makes A''s and B''s. I can''t describe in words how much mental stress this has saved me as a mother. I truly consider this school to be like family.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15
My daughter has CAPD and Dyslexia. CA not only designed a individualized curriculum for her, but helped her make up a grade level lost in the public school system. With teachers that really care about their students success, one on one guidence, small class sizes, individual cubbies for each student, and an administrative staff dedicated to helping each student reach their full potential... I can think of no other school for my daughter.
- Posted by Parent, 03/14/13
I have found Center Academy to be the best school for providing an individual educational plan for students with learning differences. They truly customize a program for each subject based on your child''s needs. The principal and teachers are extremely professional, kind and compassionate towards students and parents. My son is treated with respect, held accountable for his progress, works independently while getting all the individual support he needs to succeed. His progress in just two years at C.A. has been amazing. We are very excited about the new Maitland facility next year with its indoor gymnasium and lunch room. The kids are gonna love it!
- Posted by Parent, 03/14/13

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The average private school tuition in Orange County, FL is $5,902 for elementary schools and $8,835 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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