Be Unique Academy, Southwest Miami: Be Unique Academy is a K-8 educational institution that provides services to children with a variety of intellectual and developmental disabilities. Based in Southwest Miami (Miami-Dade County), Be Unique Academy is a loving, nurturing and unique place for children. Our qualified staff create life-long relationships providing consistency and stability in the student’s life. As well as core academics; students are also exposed to a wide variety of extra-curricular activities.
Be Unique Academy was created to provide services to those children that need us the most. Founder Johana Sarmiento and Felix Cardenas envisioned a place where all children no matter their disabilities could share one common place where they could learn, share and laugh all while becoming productive members of their community. They have combined 20+ years of experience making this vision come true.
Our Mission: To create and provide a nurturing and educational environment for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities addressing the whole child: mind, heart and soul. We encourage close relationship development between teachers and students, providing a kind of consistency and stability that is rare in other settings.
The goal of Be Unique Academy is to provide a nurturing environment where students feel accepted and loved for who they are, while maximizing their full academic, physical and social potential.
Educational Programs: - Kindergarten through 8th Grade
School features & facilities:
- Hours: 8:30am-3:00pm (M-Th) and 8:30am-2:00pm (Fr)
- Individualized curriculum
- 3:1 student to staff ratio (Core curriculum taught on a 1:1 ratio)
- Highly-qualified teachers
- Specially-trained staff
- Spacious classrooms
- Integrated / SMART Board Technology
- Speech, occupational, and physical therapists
- Music, art, karate, physical education, and cooking classes
Conveniently located in the heart of the city of Weston, Broward County in South Florida, The Sagemont Upper School Campus is a respected and innovative college preparatory school for middle school and high school students (Grades 6-12).
A commitment to technology and ultimate college placement are focus points. Sagemont students are sought after by top-tier colleges throughout the nation and are often recipients of valuable academic scholarships.
The Sagemont School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools which validates our curriculum as college preparatory. Additionally, we are also accredited by the Association of Independent Schools of South Florida which identifies us as one of the premier private schools.
The Upper School Campus includes a media center, computer lab, science labs, an art room and an athletic center. Our school is situated just minutes away from I-75, I-595 and the Sawgrass Expressway.
Rigorous, comprehensive middle and high school curriculum enhanced by a variety of elective courses.
Features include: • Ranked as one of the Premier Schools in South Florida
• 100% College Acceptances
• 17 Advanced Placement Offerings
• Career Internship Program
• State-of-the-art wireless network
• 1:1 Digital learning
• Foreign Language and ELL course offerings
Summit-Questa Montessori School, Ft. Lauderdale area
Courses / Programs
Located on a beautiful 10-acre campus in Davie, Broward County FL (just 15 minutes west of Fort Lauderdale), Summit Questa Montessori School is a private school community of educators, children, parents and extended family committed to the Montessori philosophy. We provide full-time and part-time Montessori-based Early Childhood (Pre-K - Kindergarten) classes, as well as a full academic curriculum for children from 1st - 8th Grade.
Summit-Questa assists in developing all the aspects of the individual, including the child's self-creation of who they become. Our program has also been validated by our middle school graduates who have been accepted, and excelled in many of the top high-schools in South Florida.
We are located on a beautiful 10 acre campus, with native habitats, edible schoolyard vegetable gardens, butterfly gardens, a wetland preserve, and brand new gymnasium and pool.
Young Achievers Learning Center is located on Avenue North in St. Petersburg in Pinellas County, FL. It is an accredited Preschool, Kindergarten & Elementary School offering programs to children from PK through to 5th Grade. Our curriculum is based on the belief that children learn best when they are exposed to a variety of learning experiences. We expose children to an array of learning experiences and encourage exploration.
At Young Achievers Learning Center, we offer a skill based, individualized learning program and have an in-house private school serving grades Kindergarten through fifth grade. This combination and our environment makes ours a high quality, superior program designed for successful and varied experiences.
We are child oriented and we pay attention to the whole child. We treat children with the dignity and care they deserve. Things that are important to children are important to us. We attend to their social and emotional needs by talking to them, guiding them throughout the day and encouraging friendships and social skills. A kind word, a listening ear, a gentle environment and an age-appropriate schedule make the child feel special.
• Enroll in an accredited online homeschool course from Adirondack Learning Academy (ALA), and give your child or teenager the opportunity to benefit from quality, NCAA-approved online education from the comfort of their own home.
• Adirondack Learning Academy is a Brevard County-based online homeschool provider that serves K-12 students in Florida, and throughout the U.S.
• Through our partnership with Odysseyware (online curriculum provider), we are able to offer an in-home online option that expands learning beyond the walls of any school to provides a global academic experience. At the same time, online students can still participate in extracurricular benefits offered online.
• Our program recognizes that each child is an individual, so we offer comprehensive, customizable courses that suit their learning styles, interests, and educational goals.
• On completion of the program, each senior will receive a homeschool diploma from ALA and an official transcript that states that you have completed the requirements for graduation in your state.
ALA is accredited by the National Independent Study Accreditation Council (NISAC) and approved by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
Located in Sunrise FL, just 20 minutes west of Fort Lauderdale, Christi/STEPSS Academy is a dual Christian-based private school. The Christi Academy deals with any learning disabilities and regular education for students in Grades K-12, while STEPSS Academy is geared toward providing education for children in the autism spectrum.
The Curriculum and course of study at the Christi and STEPSS Academy meets the requirements of the State of Florida.
St. Paul's School in Clearwater in Pinellas County is a private school affiliated with the Episcopal Church offering grades PreK - 8. The school is comprised of three divisions: Early Childhood, Lower School and Middle School. While each division has its own identity, all benefit from being part of a larger school community. Together, they represent the beginning of a lifelong journey of learning for Saint Paul's students.
St. Paul's is accredited by the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS), Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), and the Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC), among others.