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Shelton Academy PK3-12, is an Independent Catholic School located in Doral, Florida. Is a private learning community committed to educating the heart, mind and spirit of each child.
Our mission is to prepare responsible catholic adults who strive for human excellence and service to others.
We strive continually to develop the intellectual, moral, physical and spiritual well-being of each individual student.
The school boasts an international faculty and students from 33 countries.
Shelton is a fully-accredited institution by AdvancEd, AISF and NCPSA.
Unique programs include Mentoring program, STEM marine biology, MINDS (introduction for art history in collaboration with Padro Museum and University of Navarre), individualized English language learner curriculum, ethics and values, human spirit, honors and advanced curriculum, Model United Nations, and National Honor Society, among others.
We start at the Common Core Curriculum but let the students' desire to keep on learning take us farther than the requirements.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Association of Independent Schools of Florida
National Council for Private School Accreditation
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDifferentiated Instruction
Year Founded2011
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesVaries depending on program.
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students260 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Shelton Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size16 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,000
Tuition NotesMcKay, Step Up, AAA, CYP accepted.

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Orchestra Program, Painting/Clay/Sculpture, Piano/Guitar/Drums/Voice, Robotics

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Classes, Cheerleading, Choir, Hip Hop Dance, Karate, Music Institute

Recreational Athletic Programs:
basketball, Comics, Drama Program, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball

School Notes

 

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  • Shelton Academy PK3-12, is an Independent Catholic School located in Doral, Florida, is a private learning community committed to educating the heart, mind and spirit of each child.
  • Our mission is to prepare responsible catholic adults who strive for human excellence and service to others.We strive continually to develop the intellectual, moral, physical and spiritual well-being of each individual student.
  • The school boasts an international faculty and students from 33 countries.
  • Shelton is a fully-accredited institution by AdvancEd, AISF and NCPSA.
  • Unique programs include Mentoring program,  STEM marine biology, MINDS (introduction for art history in collaboration with Padro Museum and University of Navarre), individualized English language learner curriculum, ethics and values, human spirit, honors and advanced curriculum, Model United Nations, and National Honor Society, among others.
  • We start at the Common Core Curriculum but let the students' desire to keep on learning take us farther than the requirements.
  • Our after school program is one of the most diverse in the area. 

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (10 reviews)
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Excellent Programs with a unique Spirit.Amazing Learning Experience!
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I made the tour for Pre K and met some of the staff! All of them simply AMAZING... Since I entered the school, I noticed not only professionalism but also how happy and respectful all the students were. The Pre K director (who personally gave me the tour) was beyond friendly, professional and experienced.
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I enrolled my son at Shelton Academy on August 2017 and it has been the best choice for him. We feel proud to be part of the Shelton family. The teachers and staff call every kid by their names. The school keep the students motivated and willing to learn more every day. They have a marine biology program and field trips every month. They also teach ethics and values, human rights, sports, and the academic standards are really high. We have to drive more than 20 miles every morning to get to school and fight traffic but it is really worth it. I would recommend the school to everyone who is looking for a great school and best loving and caring environment.
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Shelton is a unique school, where students have the opportunity to learn in a very special manner, by exploring, by discussing and by being very hands on. I fell in love with the schools appearance but that did not compare to the love and care my son receives on a daily basis. The entire school staff knows every child's name and make the children feel very much at home.
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Our experience at Shelton Academy has been amazing. My kids are learning with hands on experiences and with an eduction beyond the notebooks. The marine biology program is absolutely great. They don't only get knowledge in the lab at school, but the experience of going to the sea and learn hands on, is great. We feel very blessed to have our kids attending Shelton. Their education is great and the ethics and values that our kids are learning everyday are the a big part of the ir program. At Shelton they get to learn, play and do sports. Their facilities are amazing, and we trulls feel it's the best place!
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This is an AMAZING school. I personally attended this school for most of my academic career and I was accepted into 2 prestigious high schools. I have learned so much, and I was extremely prepared for highschool. The teachers, staff, and the environment in general is very loving. I am so glad that I had the chance to be apart of the shelton family!!
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My daughter's years spent at Shelton Academy were ages 5-7, kindergarten through 2nd grade. When she woke up in the mornings, she couldn't wait to go to school. Shelton teachers and staff made her learning experience there a parents dream come true. There was never a dull moment at Shelton. Shelton Academy was a family filled atmosphere. My daughter met some of her best friends there. Not only did Shelton offer great academics but athletics as well. The aquatics and tennis courts are spectacular. Swimming once a week was an added bonus in the curriculum. The field trips were phenomenal learning trips for my daughter. She has always been a bright child and very inquisitive. Shelton Academy just added on to her creativity and high demand to learn. I could not have chose a better school for her early learning developments. Although we wish we could have kept her there, my 5 year old son and my 7 year old step son would not have been able to benefit due to other financial obligations.
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My son was very happy with both of his teachers. We love the school and the staff.
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I consider the team of teachers and the administrative staff with whom we have interacted to be excellent. It is a beautiful Institution. We are very grateful for the commitment and affection they have given our son. It has been beyond expectations.
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My two kids have been attending this school for three years now. They came from a very distinguish school in the gables and I was somewhat apprehensive about the level of education here. For my surprise, after the first year I compared curriculums and I realized Shelton was more advanced in all subjects including math (the other school claimed to be one year ahead). Both of my kids are attending middle school and had the opportunity to participate with the school in top programs as Model United Nations in NYC (winning three awards in the first year), National Geographic Bee and Junior National Honor Society. I would recommend it to anyone who is looking for an amazing school with excellent academic standards and a loving and caring environment.
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