School Protocols

  • Our school is proud to provide a safe and secure learning environment - an environment that fosters intellectual development, creativity, and friendships.  These protocols and guidelines enable us to create, sustain, and grow our wonderful community here at Park Lakes Elementary.  Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our School Protocols.  More information can be found below as well as to the left of this page under our School Protocols Menu.

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    Recommended Statement on Academically Challenging Curriculum to Enhance Learning (ACCEL) Options Required by 1002.3105, (F.S.)

    In accordance with 1002.3105 of the Florida Statutes, all Broward County Public Schools must provide educational options that provide academically challenging curriculum or accelerated instruction to all eligible K-12 students and inform parents and students of these options.  As defined by this legislation; Academically Challenging Curriculum to Enhance Learning (ACCEL) options must include: 

    • whole grade and mid-year promotion
    • subject matter acceleration
    • virtual instruction in higher level grade subjects
    • a high school Credit Acceleration Program (CAP) via  End of Course Exams (EOC)

    These options are available at each school to students who meet specific eligibility criteria.

    Parents interested in having their students participate in an ACCEL option should contact their principal for further information regarding student eligibility and procedural requirements of participation.

    All options offered meet the intent of this legislation and are in compliance with protocols and procedure as set forth by the Broward County School Board Protocol 6000.1. Student progression and intervention/drose/10/19/2012


    The No Child Left Behind federal legislation and Florida statute require that schools provide parents an annual school status report at the beginning of each school year. The Florida Department of Education has produced a No Child Left Behind/School Public Accountability Report for each school containing all the required No Child Left Behind indicators, including the indicators for Annual Measurable Objectives (AMOs). The Florida Department of Education has recently posted the NCLB/SPARs online. A link to the report is available on our District’s School Improvement website at:



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