Flora Ridge Elementary’s Choice program is focused on global studies, leadership, talent development and gifted studies which inspires students to experience the best of ALL worlds. The goal is to create and develop a community of global learners who embrace cultural diversity and make real world connections to their learning – while acquiring a unique global perspective. Students will learn about the world, become active participants inthe world they live in, learn about empathy and compassion, and be inspired to take action to build a better future for everyone.This accelerated and dynamic program cultures higher level thinking, problem solving skills and promotes talent development for fast paced learners.
Thacker Avenue Elementary School for International Studies, Osceola County’s ONLY Primary Years Program International Baccalaureate School, home of the WILDCATS, has a long-standing tradition of excellence. We strive to meet and exceed the needs of every learner on their journey to greatness. Our curriculum model is rich with inquiry-based thematic units that utilize rigorous tasks to help every child develop the critical thinking skills needed to be successful on their path to becoming a college or career ready 21st century citizen. We focus our work together using a strengths-based framework, that emphasizes a commitment to great character for all students and staff through our IB learner profiles and attributes which encourage our learners to create lasting connections and new wonderings about our world and their place in it. The students at Thacker not only demonstrate a commitment to their own learning, but also a commitment to their peers and their community in a way that strengthens their own social, emotional, and academic development. We pride ourselves on being a kind, tolerant and inclusive community of achievers.The students here at Thacker not only demonstrate a commitment to their own learning, but also a commitment to their peers and their community in a way that strengthens their own social, emotional and academic development. We pride ourselves on being a kind, tolerant and inclusive community of achievers and we would like to welcome YOU to Wildcat Nation!
Hickory Tree Elementary is on a mission to provide a unique educational opportunity for all students while building a solid foundation in sports and leadership. Students will engage in lessons and enrichment activities that increase team building, critical thinking, real-world connections, self-awareness, and behavioral control. The goal is to create life-long learners who embrace the lessons and values learned from individual and team sports like perseverance, corporation and personal integrity while achieving high levels of learning that will impact their life, both academically and socially, to be college and career ready. Hickory Tree is drafting the best Team, “Team players not benchwarmers!”
Central AvenueElementary School is a Choice school with a community of lifelong learners committed to using effective and engaging instructional strategies in the classroom. Central Avenue provides an innovative opportunity for elementary students to increase science literacy by offering a Cyber-STEAM inspired Choice program. The Cyber-STEAM program offers a unique range of experiences that build students’ knowledge and understanding of a variety of facets in the STEM arena, including engagement with robotics drones, coding, eSports, and the media arts. STEM education creates critical thinkers, increases science literacy, and enables the next generation of innovators while creating pathways to high-tech, high-income jobs in STEM related careers. Central Avenue Elementary is preparing the students today for the careers of tomorrow.
Bellalago Academy is a district-managed charter school offering a rigorous academic environment in Kindergarten through Grade 8. At Bellalago Academy, students and parents have the opportunity to spend 10 years in a nurturing, supportive environment where the staff prepares them to be future-ready citizens of our community. Bellalago Mariners are responsible, respectful, and safe. Be a Mariner!