Students: 300 | Faculty: 35 | Grades: 6-12 | Gender: Coed
Florida Air Academy
Florida Air Academy is a private boarding school for students in grades 6-12. This academy is located in Melbourne, Florida and was founded in 1961 by Jonathan Dwight. They provide a college-prep education with a military-style structure.
Academics at Florida Air Academy is their top priority. They offer Honors, Advanced Placement, Aventa Online courses, or Dual Enrollment courses to all students. Since 1978, this academy has had 100% college acceptance rate for all graduating seniors.
In addition to the outstanding academic program, FAA has several other programs available to the student body.
They encourage students to participate in intramural or interscholastic athletic teams such as archery, track, basketball, or golf. Besides athletic programs, Florida Air Academy offers special programs in skateboarding, flight, surfing, driver’s education, fencing, and lacrosse.
Boarding Schools in Florida
The Vanguard School in Lake Wales, FL is a private institution dedicated to the instruction of students with special learning needs. The original school was started in 1960 in the Philadelphia suburbs, and the Florida campus became independent around 1971. The school accepts domestic and international students from grades 5 through 12, with an additional year of prep offered for student s preparing to attend college. The school campus holds four dorms, two for girls and two for boys, and the academic buildings. In ...
Bolles is a day and boarding private college preparatory school, which also includes pre-kindergarten and middle school. The school was first established in 1933 as a boy’s military school, but in 1962, Bolles had its last military graduating class. In 1972, the doors of this all male school were opened to admit females as well, and the school became co-educational. The original campus of Bolles has now been renamed The San Jose Campus and has several locations in Jacksonville and Point Verde. ...
Safe Harbor is a Christian boarding school that uses maritime training as a therapeutic model for helping turn around at-risk teenage boys. Safe Harbor provides a safe, stable, structured, alternative to harsher juvenile programs. Boys in minor trouble with the law or exhibiting bad behavior learn responsibility and experience behavior modification at Safe Harbor through seamanship, mentoring, counseling and a spiritual focus, while also attending the in-house school. The Safe Harbor program is structured and centers on teaching a work ethic and helping the boys understand their behavior ...