North Broward Preparatory Upper School, Broward County:
The North Broward Preparatory Upper School is a co-educational pre-K-12 boarding and day college-preparatory, arts, and technology school in Coconut Creek, Broward County, Florida. There are two programs at NBPS, one offering students the best of traditional school education, and the second offering a similar education to students with mild learning differences in a more personalized program. We provide a rigorous preparation for college through academics, honor classes, AP classes, International Baccalaureate course options, enrichment programs and a technology center.
Co-educational Day & Boarding School Programs:
The high school curriculum places the utmost emphasis on a rigorous preparation for college or university through academics, honor classes, AP classes and enrichment programs, all undertaken in a warm, nurturing environment which encourages self-respect and self-reliance.
The overriding focus of the school is to ensure that each student realizes his or her full potential in an atmosphere that motivates academic excellence.
In support of our traditional college preparatory curriculum, a full range of classes and an excellent college placement program are led by experienced teachers and counselors.
All students take English grade 6-12, with some participating in the AP (Advanced Placement) program in the junior and/or senior year. The department also offers elective courses for additional credit for those who wish to supplement their knowledge and skills.
The fundamental concepts in mathematics such as Number, Space, Measurement, Analysis of Data, Estimation, Function, Pattern and Logic should be integrated into the syllabus at every level.
The curriculum of North Broward Preparatory Schools Natural Science program, from our sixth grade general science course through the fields of Earth and physical science, biology, chemistry, physics, advanced placement courses, ecology, and other electives, covers numerous skill areas.
The Social Sciences curriculum at The North Broward Preparatory Schools provides a basic core of knowledge and skills that are structured into a developmental sequence. The subjects taught are not presented as simple factual information but are taught as themes.
The Physical Education and Health Department curriculum is goal oriented toward fostering lifelong participation in physical movement for health. Students will be practicing making wise personal decisions about physical activity.
In the modern language classes, the chosen language is used as much as possible in the classroom from the beginning. Oral proficiency is developed through communicative activities.
Students are encouraged to think critically and take risks when expressing themselves in the language. Foreign language study at the Upper School level also may involve visits to museums and performances as well as visits to the classroom from consulates and other native speakers.
Study through the advanced level is currently being offered in Spanish, French and Latin.
Advanced Placement Courses:
Advanced Placement courses are offered in American history, biology, calculus AB and BC, statistics, chemistry, physics, English literature and language, European history, French, Latin, Spanish, American government and politics, comparative government and politics, computer science, portfolio art, and art history.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Program:
North Broward Preparatory Upper School offers IB course options in the following subjects:
Literature in one’s Native Language
- English A1 Higher Level
- English A1 Standard Level
- Spanish B Higher Level and Standard Level
- French B Higher Level and Standard Level
Individuals and Societies
- Topics in 20th Century History Standard Level
- Geography Standard Level
- History of the Americas Higher Level
The Natural Sciences
- Biology (Higher and Standard Level)
- Chemistry (Higher and Standard Level)
- Environmental Systems (Standard Level)
- Mathematics Higher Level
- Mathematics Standard Level
Arts or Electives
- Art Higher and Standard Level
- Music Higher and Standard Level
- Drama Higher and Standard level
Instruction in both the basic skills involved in word processing, data base management, information retrieval, and communications are offered to all students in required classes at the middle school level, and for new students in the high school. Both elective and required computer applications classes in more advanced use of the word processing, data base management, spread sheet, and communications software are an integral part of the school curriculum.
We also offer:
- Enrichment Programs
- College Guidance and Counseling
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|Address: Coconut Creek, 7600 Lyons Road, Broward County, Florida , USA|
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