Universal Academy Of Florida

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
AdvancED
Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Religious AffiliationIslamic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1992

Student Body

Total Students689 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Universal Academy Of Florida Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size20 students
Number of AP Courses10 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,440
Tuition NotesAnnual https://www.uaftampa.org/admissions/

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
TennisUltimate Frisbee,
Volleyball

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.

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tampa
    Grades: PK-12 | 517 students
    3.9 miles
    5905 E 130th Avenue
    Tampa, FL 33617
    (813)987-9282
    3.9 PK-12
    517
  • Fort Lauderdale
    Grades: PK-12 | 291 students
    186.8 miles
    10600 Sw 59th St
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328
    (954)434-3288
    186.8 PK-12
    291
  • Orlando
    Grades: PK-12 | 299 students
    76.2 miles
    1021 N Goldenrod Rd
    Orlando, FL 32807
    (407)382-9900
    76.2 PK-12
    299
  • Tampa
    Grades: PK-12
    11.8 miles
    4811 Kelly Road
    Tampa, FL 33615
    (813)885-1673
    11.8 PK-12
    n/a
  • Tampa
    Grades: NS-12 | 66 students
    6.3 miles
    1301 West Linebaugh Ave
    Tampa, FL 33612
    (813)963-0901
    6.3 NS-12
    66

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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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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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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