Elementary Innovative Programs

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  • Aeronautical Science Program

    Aeronautical Science Program

    Students will interact with new knowledge as they navigate through the units via a K-5 vertical track as they study: Earth & Space Science, Principles of Aeronautical Science, Flight Physiology and careers in the field of aeronautical science.


    West Hollywood Elementary
    6301 Hollywood Blvd.
    Hollywood, FL 33024

  • Cambridge Programme

    Cambridge Programme

    Cambridge International program has proven to prepare students for life after high school through its curriculum that is both rigorous and recognized internationally. Cambridge learners become confident, responsible, reflective innovative and engaged. Cambridge qualifications open doors for learners to be accepted at the word’s best universities. They are recognized by leading universities and employers around the world as evidence of academic ability. By choosing Cambridge you will be giving your child a solid foundation for achieving high levels of academic and personal attainment.


    Bayview Elementary
    1175 Middle River Drive
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

    Bennett Elementary
    1755 North East 14th Street
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

    Sunset Lakes Elementary
    18400 Southwest 25th Street
    Miramar, FL 33029

  • Dual Languages

    Dual Bilingual Immersion

    The Dual-Language Immersion Program integrates native English-speakers and native Spanish-speakers and provide instruction to both groups of students in both languages. This instructional approach improves student achievement by developing bicultural, biliterate, and cognitive skills needed to participate in today’s competitive global context.


    Boulevard Heights Elementary
    7201 Johnson Street
    Hollywood, FL 33024

    Dual Languages

    Sawgrass Elementary introduces a Dual Language program called “Dual Lenguajes,” consisting of Spanish and English languages (two-way immersion). This program will promote the development of bilingual, biliterate, and multicultural competencies, while ensuring a high quality curriculum and meeting grade-level academic expectations. In addition, instruction will be student-centered creating a multilingual and multicultural learning environment. Research indicates that there are many benefits of having a Dual Language program, such as enhancing student outcomes and closing the achievement gap in second language students.


    Sawgrass Elementary
    12655 NW 8th Street
    Sunrise, FL 33325

    Dual Language: Two-Way Immersion Program

    Eagle Point Elementary launched its Dual Language Spanish Immersion Program this school year. Students in the innovative program spend fifty percent of the day fully immersed in the Spanish language. What sets this program apart from all others is that instruction is delivered in all content areas in both languages. The program is currently open to kindergarten and first grade students who live within the school’s boundaries with plan to expand every year by adding an additional grade level through the fifth grade. Each dual language class is comprised of fifty percent Spanish speakers and fifty percent non-Spanish speakers. The goals and vision of the dual language program are to produce college and career ready students.


    Eagle Point Elementary
    100 Indian Trace
    Weston, FL 33326

  • Health & Environmental Wellness

    Health & Environmental Wellness

    The Health & Environmental Wellness program integrates fitness, nutrition, health science, wellness, and environmental topics throughout the campus every day.  Students participate in physical fitness, gardening, and other nutritional activities.


    Thurgood Marshall Elementary
    800 NW 13th Street
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311

  • International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program

    International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program

    Students in the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program will be implementing the kindergarten through fifth grade version of the International Baccalaureate Program. The aim of this rigorous, inquiry-based curriculum is to teach the essential elements through six themes: Who we are, Where we are in place and time, How we express ourselves, How the world works, How we organize ourselves, and Sharing the planet. In the spirit of internationalism, every student will study a foreign language and citizenship as an essential part of the program.


    A.C. Perry Elementary K-8
    (Candidate for the PYP/IB Program)
    6850 SW 34th Street
    Miramar, FL 33023

  • Compass Project-Based Learning

    Compass Project-Based Learning

    This Innovative Program focuses on connecting common core standards through project-based learning in a multi-age community focused learning environment. Authentic learning activities will engage our K-3 students’ interests and motivation with a focus upon their academic strengths.


    Parkside Elementary
    10257 NW 29 Street
    Coral Springs, FL 33065

  • Performing Arts Theatrics (PATh)

    Performing Arts Theatrics (PATh)

    Performing Arts Theatrics (PATh) to Success program prides itself on integrating the performing arts into students’ regular curriculum. Students participate in fine arts, music, and dance programs that perform regularly for the community. The schools unique approach to the arts fosters creativity and performance among all students.


    Coral Cove Elementary
    5100 SW 148th Avenue
    Miramar, FL 33027

  • Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics

    Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics

    Sheridan Park Elementary is laying the tracks for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics that will transport 21st century learners into the future. Students are STEAMing through the stations as they travel the tracks through inquiry-based experiences and real world problem solving and technology skills. Teachers are the conductors encouraging natural curiosity and imagination that travels beyond the classroom walls.


    Sheridan Park Elementary
    2310 N 70th Terrace
    Hollywood, FL 33024

    Sheridan Hills Elementary
    5001 Thomas Street 
    Hollywood, FL 33021

  • Science, Technology, Arts, and Mathematics Preparatory

    Science, Technology, Arts, and Mathematics Preparatory

    The STAMP (Science, Technology, Arts, Mathematics, and Preparatory) Program incorporates a military type of education with a focus on content learning and unique values of honor, leadership, commitment, self-discipline, and respect exemplified by the military.


    Village Elementary
    2100 NW 70 Avenue
    Sunrise, FL 33313

  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

    Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Academy

    The Lloyd Estates STEM Academy will empower and develop students at an early age to graduate ready for college, careers, and life in a global economy. It is the Lloyd Estates Elementary School STEM Academy's Mission to focus on student-centered learning; provide experiences that motivate all students; provide a rigorous and technologically enhanced curriculum; and inspire creative, critical and analytical thinking.


    Lloyd Estates Elementary
    750 NW 41st Street
    Oakland Park, FL 33309

    Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

    21st century jobs require a more collaborative cohesive environment than in previous centuries. Work is integrated across departments in order to find innovative solutions to problems. In essence, people need to learn how to share and build on each other’s expertise. Our STEM, School within a School model, offers a rigorous professional development program to our teachers. Then, we integrate the four STEM subjects through project-based learning and a more market friendly grading system. Our students gain the ability to collaborate in teams, produce solutions to complex problems, and critique the value of each other’s work.


    Manatee Bay Elementary
    19200 SW 36th Street
    Weston, FL 33332

  • Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics

    Soaring STREAM Academy

    Soaring STREAM Academy is a hands-on, real-world, 21st Century approach to Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. It will expose high achieving students to a program that will further challenge their abilities and prepare them not only to be college and career ready, but also have the skills needed to become successful in an ever-growing, changing and developing world.


    Parks Lakes Elementary
    3925 N. State Road 7
    Lauderdale Lake, FL 33319

  • Technology, Inquiry, Global-Thinking, Environmental Research, Social-Intelligence

    Technology, Inquiry, Global-Thinking, Environmental Research, Social-Intelligence (T.I.G.E.R.S.)

    The T.I.G.E.R.S. program is designed to provide students with character education focusing on social environmental, and technological sciences. Students are provided with authentic learning opportunities that align common core standards with thematic units, and project-inquiry based learning.


    Norcrest Elementary
    3951 Northeast 16th Avenue
    Pompano Beach, FL 33064

  • Technology, Infused Projects-Sunshine State (TIPSS)

    Technology, Infused Projects-Sunshine State (TIPSS)

    The program will focus on Florida across the curriculum and will be offered initially to gifted and high achieving classes in grades 2 5 for the first year of implementation. Students will gain exposure to project-based learning which offers more opportunities to develop complex skills, such as higher order thinking, problem solving, collaborating, and communicating, all of which are a part of Common Core State Standards.


    Orange Brook Elementary
    715 S 46th Avenue
    Hollywood, FL 33021

  • Turnaround Arts

    Turnaround Arts

    Turnaround Arts integrates a research-based, arts education model and standards throughout the curriculum.  Students attend arts enriched classes and learn from national artists that partner with the school.


    Lake Forest Elementary
    3550 SW 48th Avenue
    Pembroke Park, FL 33023

Contact Information

  • Innovative Programs Design / Support

    600 SE Third Avenue

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

    Phone: 754-321-2070

    Fax: 754-321-2718

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    Dr. Shernette Grant