Cranium Academy

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
4068 Winter Garden Vineland Road
Winter Garden, FL 34787
Tel: (407)294-6950
Student using Cranium's interactive technology to learn about math and money.
Student using Cranium's interactive technology to learn about math and money.
Cranium Academy students get the most advanced, unique and exciting curriculum found anywhere.
Cranium Academy offers the most advanced, exciting and innovative learning curriculum around. Elementary school classes go up to 5th grade and the preschool starts as young as 2 years old.
The most advanced, innovative and exciting curriculum on the planet!
Cranium offers two great outdoor playgrounds that are used during the school year and also during all summer and holiday camps.
Cranium Academy offers fantastic outdoor fun experiences too. Both play areas are used by all the Academy students in addition to all of the summer and holiday Cranium Clubhouse kids.
Cranium Academy offers unique indoor fun too, both during the Academy school year and also during the Cranium Clubhouse Summer and Holiday camps.
Kids LOVE learning at Cranium Academy!
What a fantastic learning and fun experience @ Cranium Academy and Cranium Clubhouse!
Wow - what a fantastic and unique play/fun space at Cranium. This is used by both the Cranium Academy school kids but also the summer and holiday Clubhouse kids.
Cranium Academy offers gifted level curriculum mixed in with a modern Montessori approach towards critical thinking.
The Cranium Academy Preparatory School (CAPS) curriculum is integrated into various technology platforms. The students love learning this way and the curriculum is custom tailored to each students needs.
Special celebration at Cranium Academy. We love the family atmosphere mixed with the best teachers, staff, students and parents.
Cranium Academy combines a modern Montessori approach towards critical thinking. Each student gets to explore so many topics in such a unique and exciting way.
CraniumEXPLORERS is a truly unique, hands-on critical thinking curriculum.
Very advanced and fun curriculum. K-5 is one full year ahead of most private or public school curriculums and each student is given a custom learning path to further accelerate their reading and math skills.
So much to be discovered in their world!
CraniumEXPLORERS curriculum takes critical thinking to a whole different level. It is a Modern montessori approach towards building up a child's entire critical thinking foundation. Gifted and High IQ evaluations test kids ability on critical thinking and abstract logic.
Cranium Academy added Cranium Academy Preparatory School (CAPS) in 2012. This elementary school offers a very advanced, gifted  level curriculum/program for K-5 students.
Each day is mixed with various forms of learning and creative play.
  • Cranium Academy is a completely unique preschool through fifth grade experience. This renowned private school features advanced learning curriculum with custom learning paths for each child, emphasis on critical thinking, and innovative technology to prepare students for success in the 21st century.
  • Students have the opportunity to experience key critical learning concepts which develop life-long learning advantages, while building confidence and a true love of learning.
  • Combining advanced learning with imaginative social and play experiences, Cranium Academy is a safe and welcoming environment where students can't wait to come explore together.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Year Founded2003

Student Body

Total Students264 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeCranium Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size18 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$700
Tuition NotesPer month - 10 total months of payments. Cost varies from $ 300 - $ 830 per month depending on program chosen and number of days per week.


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Music Program, Spanish Language Program Music Program, Spanish Language Program,

School Notes

Cranium Academy is an advanced private school offering a unique and innovative preschool through fifth grade experience.  School highlights include:

  • Revolutionary teaching techniques which liberate learning, going beyond memorization to a higher goal of active critical thinking and problem solving
  • State-of-the-art, technology-based learning, combined with hands-on exploration
  • Advanced learning programs include custom-tailored reading and math curriculum combined with foreign languages, art, astronomy, earth science, biology, travel, nature, public speaking, and more
  • Custom learning paths derived from ongoing assessments help each child reach his or her ultimate learning potential
  • Ongoing communication and exclusive progress tools strengthen partnerships between parents and teachers
  • Engaging teachers with low student/teacher ratios
  • Imaginative social and play experiences throughout large outdoor/indoor play areas, as well as a structured athletic gym program
  • Flexible schedule options  

Cranium Academy is a place where kids cannot wait to come discover together, while building confidence, friendships, and a lifetime love of learning.

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School Reviews

5  5/23/2013
We can not believe there is such a wonderful school in our community. The advanced education my daughter has received has been outstanding. I wish I had known about Cranium Academy for my older child too. He basically does the same level stuff she is doing and he is 2 years ahead of her. I really appreciate the way they integrate critical thinking into the arts, sciences and math programs. We can not thank you enough for the educational exposure you are giving our girl. Mira and our familyof4
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