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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 4-12
  • Students: 75 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 4-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
LD, ADHD, Learning Differences, Motivation
Year Founded
1968
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost
$695

Student Body

Total Students
75 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade
Center Academy - Palm Harbor Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
18 students
Advanced Courses
Dual Enrollment Courses through St. Petersburg College
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(School polo shirt and khaki,navy blue, or black pants)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies, with need-based, McKay and Gardiner Scholarships available

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

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.
Profile last updated: 09/24/2020

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
The principal, teachers, and staff are amazing. Their high expectations only make the students want to achieve that and much more. This school treats each student as a unique individual who deserves guidance, education, love, and support. My son felt safe & comfortable and as a parent I enjoyed peace of mind knowing that my child was both challenged and cared for. Thank you Center Academy.
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5  
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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 4-12
  • Students: 75 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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