The Universal Academy of Florida, founded in 1992, is a private, full-time Islamic school that currently enrolls almost 700 students from PreK - 12th grades. UAF is accredited by SACS, FCIS, and FKC.
Universal Academy of Florida is committed to offering its students a competitive curriculum while adhering to the highest possible islamic and academic standards.
The Universal Academy of Florida strives to provide a safe and secure school atmosphere while preserving the islamic identity of its students. The Academy endeavours to achieve these goals by approaching the education process holistically - by satisfying the cognitive, spiritual, psychological,physical and social needs of our students. Universal Academy of Florida maintains curriculum objectives in all areas based on the Florida Department of Education Sunshine State Standards.
Each instructor has flexibility in meeting these objectives, including adding supplemental materials to enhance the standard curriculum as long as the state requirements are met.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 689 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,440
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Universal Academy Of Florida ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1992

Student Body

Total Students
689 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade
Universal Academy Of Florida Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
65 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size
20 students
Number of AP Courses
10 courses
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(School Uniform)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
American Sign Language, Art, Debate, Drama Club, Photography, STEM/Robotics

School Notes

  • The Universal Academy of Florida, founded in 1992, is a private, full-time Islamic school that currently enrolls almost 700 students from PreK - 12th grades. UAF is accredited by SACS, FCIS, and FKC.
  • Universal Academy of Florida is committed to offering its students a competitive curriculum while adhering to the highest possible islamic and academic standards. The Universal Academy of Florida strives to provide a safe and secure school atmosphere while preserving the islamic identity of its students.
  • The Academy endeavours to achieve these goals by approaching the education process holistically - by satisfying the cognitive, spiritual, psychological,physical and social needs of our students. Universal Academy of Florida maintains curriculum objectives in all areas based on the Florida Department of Education Sunshine State Standards. Each instructor has flexibility in meeting these objectives, including adding supplemental materials to enhance the standard curriculum as long as the state requirements are met.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
5  
My children attending this school since 2nd grade. Now my daughter is in high school and my son is in middle school. The school has many improvements and development. The project continued for extending in size due to new families are in waiting to enroll. The Islamic values taught to kids, as well as discipline and manners throughout the regular academic syllabus, are maintained. All teachers and schools staff are very helpful.
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5  
This is an excellent school. The staff from the principal to the sides are amazing. The curriculum is superior to the comparable schools in the area. The communication is timely and clear. I couldn`t be happier with the school.
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5  
Excellent private school with emphasis in multiple key areas including academic excellence, morals, strong personality development, sports, advanced education, art, robotics, STEM, etc. The commitment from teachers, administrators, and leadership is unparalleled. Blessed to have this high quality private school in Tampa.
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5  
Highly recommend this school! Teachers and administration work hard to keep up the high standards. Very blessed to have a school like UAF for my children.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 689 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,440
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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