Program Overview

Elementary School K-3rd Grade Tuition

At School, we provide a well-rounded curriculum geared to address all students learning styles. We aim to develop the whole child, not just academically, but mentally and physically as well. 

The subject areas and curriculum at our school is aligned with the Florida State Standards as well as National Standards, with a focus on international studies and the arts. At academy we offer the homeschool environment, smaller class sizes, with a hands-on approach to learning. We offer Technology and Media classes to prepare students for our new tech industry.  We have sports, such as basketball, cheerleading and soccer, to develop our students natural athletic ability and talents which studies have shown helps students improve academically. 

We have adopted a child-centered approach to ensure our students are receiving a well-balanced and quality education. Having a multi-grade class is a benefit for our students to learn on a higher level. Why? This way they can receive foundational support in their current grade and begin learning concepts in their upcoming grade, right in the same classroom.

At Academy we focus on our students’ abilities, not just their age or grade level. Students will receive differentiated instruction and individualized attention, because of our smaller class size. 

Our Curriculum

Kindergarten-1st Grade

Our Kindergarten-1st Grade Curriculum is designed to instill a strong foundation in reading and math.  This will lay the groundwork for the students to be successful in the 2nd and 3rd Grade.

Our Kindergarten-1st Grade Class will receive instruction in English Language Arts, Science, Math, and social studies taught through a thematic unit. The students are taught at a developmentally appropriate pace through a hands-on approach.

Our Curriculum

1st -2nd Grade

Our 1st-2nd Grade Curriculum is aligned with the Florida State Standards.  Classes receive high quality instruction in English Language Arts, Math, Science, International Studies, Technology and Media, and Music Appreciation.  

 Our 1st – 2nd grade class has developmentally appropriate lessons and activities through a hands-on approach.  The students receive instruction through differentiation and small class size, which is linked to high student achievement. 

Our Curriculum

2nd-3rd Grade

Our 2nd – 3rd Grade Curriculum is aligned with the Florida State Standards.  Students receive high quality instruction in English Language Arts, Math, Science, International Studies, Technology and Media, and Music Appreciation. 

Our 2nd – 3rd   grade classes have developmentally appropriate lessons and activities with a hands-on approach to learning.  The students are grouped based on their ability through difference and smaller class size. With highly effective instruction, active learning and critical thinking practices students will be prepared for the upper elementary level. 

Standards of Ethnical Conduct

  1. Our school value the worth and dignity of every person, the pursuit of truth, devotion to excellence, acquisition of knowledge, and the nurture of democratic citizenship. Essential to the achievement of these standards are the freedom to team and to teach and the guarantee of equal opportunity for all.
  2. Our primary concern is the student and the development of the student’s potential. Employees will therefore strive for professional growth and will seek to exercise the best professional judgement and integrity.
  3. Concern for the student requires that our instructional personnel.
    1. Shall make reasonable effort to protect the student from conditions harmful to learning and/or to the student’s mental and/or physical health and or/safety.
    2. Shall not unreasonably restrain a student from independent action in pursuit of learning.
    3. Shall not intentionally deny a student access to diverse points of view.
    4. Shall not intentionally suppress or distort subject matter relevant to a student’s academic program.
    5. Shall not intentionally expose a student to unnecessary embarrassment or disparagement.
    6. Shall not intentionally violate or deny a student’s legal rights.
    7. Shall not harass or discriminate against any student on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, handicapping condition, sexual orientation, or social or family background and shall make reasonable effort to assure that each student is protected from harassment or discrimination.
    8. Shall not exploit a relationship with a student for personal gain or advantage.
    9. Shall keep confidence personally with a student for personal gain or advantage or personal service, unless disclosure serves professional purposes or is required by law.
  4. Aware of the importance of maintaining the respect and confidence of colleagues, or students, of parents, and of the community, employees or our school must display the highest degree of ethical conduct. This commitment requires that our employees:
    1. Shall maintain honesty in all professional dealings.
    2. Shall not on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, handicapping condition if otherwise qualified, or social and family background deny to a colleague professional benefits or advantages or participation in any professional organization.
    3. Shall not interfere with a colleague’s exercise of political or civil rights and responsibilities.
    4. Shall not engage in harassment or discriminatory conduct which unreasonably interfere with an individual’s performance or professional or work responsibilities or with the orderly processes of education or which creates a hostile, intimidation, reasonable effort to assure that each individual is protected from such harassment or discrimination.
    5. Shall not make malicious or internationally false statements about a colleague.

Training Requirement

All instructional personnel and administrative are required as a condition of employment to complete training on these standards of ethical conduct.

Reporting Misconduct by Instructional personnel and Administrators

All employees and administrators have an obligation to report misconduct by instructional personnel and school administrators which affects the health, safety, or welfare of a student. Examples of misconduct include obscene language, drug and alcohol use, disparaging comments, prejudice or bigotry, sexual innuendo, cheating or testing violations, physical aggression, and accepting or offering favors. Reports of misconduct of employees should be made to JLP Education and Athletics (DBA Inspiring Minds), Owner, Julie Bergeron.  Reports of misconduct committed by administrators should be made to JLP Education and Athletics (DBA Inspiring Minds), Owner, Julie Bergeron.  Legally sufficient allegations of misconduct by Florida certified educators will be reported to the Office of Professional Practices Services.  Policies and procedures for reporting misconduct by instructional personal or school administrators which affects the health, safety, or welfare of a student are posted in the Front Office located at 7127 N Pine Island Road, Tamarac, Florida, 33321.

Reporting Child Abuse, Abandonment or Neglect

All employees and agents have an affirmative duty to report all actual or suspected cases of child abuse, abandonment, or neglect.  Call 1-800-96-ABUSE or report online at: http://www.dcf.state.fl.us/abuse/report/

Signs of Physical Abuse

The child may have unexplained bruises, welts, cuts, or other injuries, broken bones, or burns. A child experiencing physical abuse may seem withdrawn or depressed, seem afraid go home or may run away, shy away from physical contact, be aggressive, or wear inappropriate cloting to hide injuries.

Sign of Sexual abuse

The child may have torn, stained or bloody underwear, trouble walking or sitting, pain or itching in genital area, or a sexually transmitted disease. A child experiencing sexual abuse may hve unusual knowledge of sex or act seductively, fear a particular person, seem withdrawn or depressed, gain or lose weight suddenly, shy away from physical contact or run away from home.

Sign of Neglect

The child may have unattended medical needs, little or non-supervision at home poor hygiene, or appear underweight. A child experiencing neglect may be frequently tired of hungry, steal food, or appear overly needy for adult attention.
Patterns of Abuse

Serious abuse usually involves a combination of factors. While a single sign may not be significant, a pattern of physical behavioral signs is a serious indicator and should be reported.

Liability Protections

Any person, official, or institution participating in good faith in any act authorized or required by law, or reporting in good faith any instance of child abuse, abandonment, or neglect to the department of any law enforcement agency, shall be immune from any civil or criminal liability which might otherwise result by reason of such action.

An employer who discloses information about a former or current employee to a prospective employer of the former or current employee upon request of the prospective employer or of the former or current employee is immune from civil liability for such disclosure or its consequences unless it is shown by clear and convincing evidence that the information disclosed by the former or current employer was knowingly false or violated any civil right of the former or current employee protected under FS Chapter 760.

After School Programs and Tutoring