Center Academy - Palm Harbor

  • 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.
  • Center Academy helps students with average to above average intelligence who "fall through the cracks" in school, or who need special help with organization, motivation, and/or social skills.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Independent Private Schools Association
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 4-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLD, ADHD, Learning Differences, Motivation
Year Founded1968
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$695

Student Body

Total Students75 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Center Academy - Palm Harbor Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size18 students
Advanced CoursesDual Enrollment Courses through St. Petersburg College
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(School polo shirt and khaki,navy blue, or black pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition varies, with need-based, McKay and Gardiner Scholarships available

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Flag FootballBasketballCheering,
Flag Football

School Notes

  • 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.
  • Center Academy helps students with average to above average intelligence who "fall through the cracks" in school, or who need special help with organization, motivation, and/or social skills.

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Our daughter has attended the Palm Harbor campus of Center Academy for four years. The staff (director, teachers, classroom teacher assistants and office personnel) are loving, caring, compassionate and truly committed to educating her. We and she is grateful for their consistent desire to provide her with a safe and supportive learning environment.
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