American Preparatory Academy

  • American Preparatory Academy serves K-12 students - Spanish classes everyday - Small Classroom settings - Physical Education everyday - Affordable tuition -McKay and Step Up for Students Scholarships welcome.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
AdvancED
Association of Independent Schools of Florida
National Council for Private School Accreditation
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedADD, ADHD, DYSLEXIA, AUTISM, DOWN SYNDROME
Year Founded2007
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students140 students
Student Body Typen/a

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size17 students
Number of AP Courses1 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(navy blue, black, and khaki pants, polo with school logo, sweatshirts with school logo)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$16,000
Tuition NotesDon't be afraid of the tuition fee. We offer awesome discounts and work with Scholarships Like Mckay, Ste Up and PLSA Gardiner
Admissions DirectorJessica M. Tous

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Football, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballFootball,
SoccerVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
PTO

Arts and Music Programs:
Advance Art Program / Ar Appreciation and more

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball Varsity

School Notes

  • Low teacher to student ratios, 1:17 ( OR LESS) 
  • Free tutoring offered after school
  • No FCAT
  • Fully Accredited  AISFL - NCPSA - SACS
  • Special needs program promoting inclusion
  • McKay and Step Up for Students accepted
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Lauderdale
    Grades: PK-12
    1.6 miles
    3375 SW 75 Avenue
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
    (954)262-4506
    1.6 PK-12
    n/a
  • Fort Lauderdale
    Grades: K-12 | 146 students
    0.8 miles
    4188 S University Drive
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328
    (954)236-2300
    0.8 K-12
    146
  • Fort Lauderdale
    Grades: PK-12 | 2800 students
    5.2 miles
    12200 W. Broward Blvd.
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33325
    (954)472-0022
    5.2 PK-12
    2800
  • Fort Lauderdale
    Grades: K-12 | 103 students
    3.4 miles
    5201 S Flamingo Road
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33330
    (954)680-0850
    3.4 K-12
    103
  • Fort Lauderdale
    Conservatory Prep Senior High School
    Conservatory Prep Senior High School Photo - Our students learn through the arts and experiential learning. Students learned about Spain and the artist Goudi. In this picture, students are creating their own mosaic inspired by the famous artist and architect.
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 6-12 | 27 students
    0.9 miles
    5850 S. Pine Island Road
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328
    (954)680-5808
    0.9 6-12
    27

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (8 reviews)
5  
Academics is outstanding, teachers (it doesn't get better than these teachers!) and facilities (if you are looking for family atmosphere , going out of their way to help) you found American Prepatory Academy
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5  
Loving and caring atmosphere. Small class sizes, individualized attention, special needs inclusion program and therapy provided in school. Great communication with teachers via email or renweb program where your child's grades, HW, etc is posted. Would highly recommend. Great education without the stress of bullying, drugs, or FCAT's!! :)
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5  
Hello, everyone! I'm not only a school administrator I'm also a parent.. Since 2013, my children are coming to APA. Since the first day they came to school, my kids were happy. Not only because of the teachers attention, but it gave them the chance to be themselves. To feel that they can learn at their pace, without being yelled at or bullied. For me, that's a plus on my book! I was first a parent at APA, and I'm proud to be the Admissions Director.
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5  
Safe, loving environment, free of bullying and scrutiny. Students can learn in a positive atmosphere and grow socially, emotionally, and academically.
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5  
My special needs children have attended this school for four years. The teachers are very accessable and the children learn at their own pace. Class sizes are small. My children are learning sign language as part of the curriculum. I love the after school clubs, art and gardening and video club. The children are protected from bullying. I am very happy with this school and recommend it.
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5  
The teachers and staff are amazing! It feels like a close knit community where everybody knows your name. My step-son excelled once he transferred from public school, since being able to participate in basketball it has opened up a new world for him, something he would never have been able to do in the public sector. Thank you APA you changed our lives
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5  
Drug-free and Bully-Free environment. Small teacher/student ratios and inclusion program for Special Needs Students. My son has been at APA for 3 years now and loves it. He is learning and receiving his individualized attention and therapies. Principal has open-door policy for parents to communicate with her and you do not need to wait a month for a meeting. Very happy with the school and will highly recommend!!! 10 Stars **********
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5  
Excellent parent/teacher communication. Drug free, Bully Free school. My Special Needs son is very happy. He needs extra help and it is provided for him at no additional cost. His grades and self-esteem have improved dramatically since pulling him out of public school and into American Preparatory.
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The average private school tuition in Fort Lauderdale, FL is $7,617 for elementary schools and $14,775 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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