Within our network of public charter schools we spark curiosity and our students ask questions. We collaborate on real issues and our students see the world from a new perspective. We view learning as meaningful opportunities focusing on science and technology, the use of digital tools, and emphasizing school-wide and individual character building.
Schools are about students and our students are at the center of every decision we make. From our Kindergarteners, Middle School 8th graders, and graduating seniors we design learning that engages creativity, motivates critical thinking, and inspires collaboration. In turn, our students stretch and grow beyond their wildest imaginations preparing them for future of endless possibilities.
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Cambridge International prepares school students for life, helping them develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning. We are part of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge Pathway gives students a clear path for educational success from age 5 to 19. Schools can shape the curriculum around how they want students to learn – with a wide range of subjects and flexible ways to offer them. It helps students discover new abilities and a wider world, and gives them the skills they need for life, so they can achieve at school, university and work.
Our developmentally responsive curriculum provides dynamic learning activities that allow students to grow in confidence.
A balance of content mastery and skill development ensures that students are ready for their next exciting learning opportunity.
The elementary and middle school curriculum are based upon the state curriculum frameworks and course description by the Florida Standards and
the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards prescribed by the Florida State Department of Education.
BEYOND THE CLASSROOM
Learning outside the confines of the Advantage Academy campus provides significant opportunities for growth and discovery. It begins with our Kindergartners visiting the Glazer Children's Museum, then onto the Florida Aquarium. Fourth graders experience the Tampa Bay Historical Center, sixth graders the Manatee Viewing Center. Our middle schoolers take an annual trip to the Kennedy Space Center.
GALILEO MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAM
The Galileo program provides accelerated coursework for students who strive for excellence in academics and have a high interest in STEM. Students enroll in high school courses at the middle school level receive credit toward graduation upon successful completion. Galileo prepares students for an advanced high school program beyond middle school.
In addition to providing students with an accelerated curriculum path, the Galileo Program is designed to challenge students’ minds. They will apply the knowledge they obtain in new and innovative ways. Students are provided with educational experiences that promote higher level thinking in collaborative work environments. Students develop an understanding of concepts and theories and apply them to solve real world problems
Each of the schools with in the Charter School Associates network are Cognia accredited educational institution. Accreditation through Cognia indicates that all of our campuses have met rigorous, research- based standards of educational excellence to ensure the education programs offered meet the needs of our learners through proficiency in Leadership Capacity, Learning Capacity, and Resource Capacity. Using these standards, we target areas in each domain for continuous improvement in creating student success.
In accordance with federal anti-discrimination laws and the Florida Educational Equity Act, the school will not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, disability, religion, marital status or sexual orientation.