Graduating high school with your first year of college completed is a distinct possibility here at Florida Prep thanks to our partnerships with both Eastern Florida State College and the renowned Florida Tech. Through dual enrollment, your student could earn enough college credits to cover the first year of college, meaning they would enter their college program as a sophomore and save you potentially thousands of dollars. They may also be guaranteed acceptance into Florida Tech after graduation. Read the article here to learn more about this opportunity!
When you ask a student to think of school and what classes they are taking, you can bet they will be thinking of math, science or maybe even history. When you ask a Florida Prep student, their answer may surprise you. At the end of the 2019 school year, Chef Eric Schappert and his Culinary class broke ground on a project he hopes will last for years to come - the Florida Prep Garden. His students have the opportunity to plant crops, nurture them while they grow, and then learn how to cook them in the kitchen for a full-circle culinary experience that will be the first thing they think about when asked about school. Learn more here.
Getting a private school education is no longer out of reach for many families thanks to the numerous scholarship programs both state-wide and unique to Florida Prep. Read more to learn about these opportunities and how to check if you are eligible for financial assistance.
Each year at Florida Prep, the eighth-grade class prepares and delivers a speech titled "What Florida Prep Means to Me" as part of a competition for the Dwight Award. This award is in honor of the school's founder, Johnathan Dwight. The winner of the 2019 Dwight Award is Jerry Herndon. Read his speech here.
Attending school on the Space Coast has many benefits, including special events hosted by the Kennedy Space Center (KSC). During the Space Science Week of the Florida Prep Summer Program, attendees will get the exclusive opportunity to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing at KSC. Spaces are limited so be sure to enroll today!