Palm Beach Relocation Guide

SPR-SUM 2016

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54 P A L M B E A C H R E L O C A T I O N G U I D E – S P R I N G | S U M M E R 2 0 1 6 E D U C A T I O N I N P A L M B E A C H Honors Diploma, as well as AP courses and dual enrollment with Palm Beach Atlantic University. The King's Academy 8401 Belvedere Road West Palm Beach, 33411 561-686-4244; www.tka.net The King's Academy is a Christian school offering an interdenominational education for students from pre-school through high school. In addition to college preparatory focused academics, the school offers an award winning fine arts program in voice, theatre, dance and music, an academic support program for students with unique learning needs, a busi- ness program, a STEM studies track, and a well-defined writing plan for middle and high school students. King's also offers a Home- school Partnership program in support of homeschooled students in grades 7 to 12. Matlock Preparatory Academy 2491 Homewood Road West Palm Beach, 33405 561-687-0327; www.matlockacademy.com Matlock Preparatory (MP) offers gifted and created students a foundation of teaching based on creativity, imagination, and enrichment, based on course work through advanced placement, honors and challenging course work. Integrating a college curric- ulum, which is infused with classical and contemporary works, Matlock Prep focuses on the importance of the English Language through reading, speaking, listening and writing. Courses in Mathematics and Science programs are offered, and taught in a way that ensures mastery, while instilling in their students, creativity, and confidence. Matlock Academy has rolling admissions, and accepts students throughout the school year. Oxbridge Academy of the Palm Beaches 3151 N. Military Trail West Palm Beach, 33409 561-972-9600; www.oapd.org An independent college preparatory high school that offers students the educational skills needed to solve problems, create, C hoosing a school for your children is one of the most important decisions you will make, and in Palm Beach County you'll fnd a broad range of options. Word of mouth is one of the best ways to gather information, but you may miss out on some great options by relying solely on co-workers, new neighbors, and your real estate professional. The King's Academy, in central West Palm Beach but with free transportation across most of Palm Beach County, offers amazing value in private, faith-based education that brings excellent academics, highly- regarded extra-curricular programs, and unique atmosphere—all for a price that makes it accessible for a broad range of families. With more than 1,300 students from Pre-school through 12th grade, The King's Academy brings 45 years of experience and a strong reputation for excellence in its extensive offerings. The school, a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, positions itself right in the middle of the price options for Palm Beach County private schools and offers all the bells and whistles you want in a great private school. What adds real value is that the school is always doing something new! Five new additions contribute to The King's Academy being a great educational value in 2016: 1. STEM. From Kindergarten through 12th grade, TKA partners with Project Lead the Way for an in-depth STEM experience. 2. Center for Performing Arts. TKA has a National reputation for Fine Arts, and in Fall 2016 the school will open a brand new Center for Performing Arts. 3. Full-Page Aquatic Center. The recently-opened Full-Page Aquatic Center is just the latest addition to a campus which provides student- athletes with a great range of options. 4. Studio 70. In January 2015, the school debuted its state-of-the-art production studio in partnership with UDT (United Date Technologies), one of the country's fnest educational technology companies. 5. Campus Security. One of the deciding factors in choosing a private school is the safety and security of your child. TKA's Annual Security Review in conjunction with local law enforcement and corporate security experts adds a level of comfort for parents. Other programs may offer pieces of what you'll fnd at The King's Academy, but when you consider the new offerings, The King's Academy is a great educational value in Palm Beach County! "King's is always looking to improve its offerings, its campus, and its culture." Lisa Gerardi, TKA Parent "Academics, sports, music — all of the programs give my kids a chance to excel with their gifts. They are learning from teachers who love them in a secure environment." Sue Martin, TKA Parent Five New Additions at The King's Academy!

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