Fisher Island Day School

  • Fisher Island Day School is dedicated to preparing children for entrance into competitive high schools, for responsible citizenship in a diverse world, and for ongoing learning to lead a fulfilling and meaningful life.
  • The first years of a child's education form the foundation for happy and successful academic and personal growth.
  • During Kindergarten and the early grades, the minds of children develop very rapidly, at a pace greater than at any other time in their lives.
  • In addition to learning essential academic skills, developing aesthetic and physical capacities, and acquiring facility in languages, children at these ages begin to understand how their values and beliefs shape behavior and influence relationships with classmates and adults.
  • It is during these years, also, that children come to understand that learning is a life long process.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded2004

Student Body

Total Students100 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
76%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Fisher Island Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
10%
Admissions DirectorMary Reiling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Baseball, Basketball Club, Chess Club, Clay World, Dance, Girl Power, Golf, Odyssey of the Mind, Running Club/Cross Country, Soccer, Tennis

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