It’s an “A” school for a reason, and it goes beyond test scores at Glades Middle School. The school has a major commitment to the arts, with a comprehensive music program giving students opportunities to perform in the concert band, jazz band and chorus. Thevisual arts offered include painting, drawing, and computer illustration. Find out why it’s all part of the school’s culture.
At J.P. Taravella High School, every student can discover a different route to find their interests and excel at their academic studies. The Home of the Trojans has teams in every sport, a big marching band, and a variety of AP and dual enrollment classes to satisfy the college-bound kids. J.P. Taravella's Academy of Finance, for example has earned the "distinguished" label and is one of only 42 schools in the nation to earn that designation out of 675, which offer the National Academy of Finance curriculum. Watch NBC 6 Brag About J.P. Taravella High School.
Parkway Middle School, the only middle school performing arts magnet in the District has attracted talented students for three decades. Parkway Middle School’s choir is so stellar, they’re the only middle school choir in Florida to be invited to perform at Lincoln Center in New York in March. Additionally, the school’s drama troupe won the Florida State Jr. Thespian Festival’s Mainstage contest, and will soon perform “Guys and Dolls” in an international theatre festival in Orlando. It’s another feather in the Parkway’s artsy cap.
Volumes could be written about the superlatives associated with Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. From its state championships in marching band, tennis and baseball to its over 90 clubs and organizations, there's something for every student.
Stranahan High School, home of the Dragon's is committed to increasing extracurricular options to help students further take ownership of their futures. After more than five decades educating students, Stranahan High is focused on preparing students for 21st-century careers.
Piper High School, home of the Bengal’s has served as a pillar of the community for 45 years. Since then, Piper High has evolved with programs like, its JROTC unit, dubbed the “Bengal Battalion,” with top-flight leadership training experience; the AP Capstone academy; and students can receive professional certificates through the Finance Academy. There are also academies in journalism, dual enrollment with Broward College, and much more.