Island Village Elementary believes that all students have a talent or gift in academics, the visual/performing arts, or athletics. The staff is committed to unlocking and developing the talents of all students. The mission of the school administration is to build a model professional learning community that builds future student leaders.
Flora Ridge Elementary 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 in the 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.
Poinciana Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA) is an arts-integrated elementary school and has been recognized by the State of Florida as an Arts Model School. The students are allowed to develop their talent and skills in the fine arts. PAFA produces several shows each year for the school and community showcasing their talent. In addition to the special areas, many of the classroom teachers have been formally trained on how to integrate the arts into core subjects. The administration is proud to have a diverse student population, and embraces inclusion at the school. Each day, the staff and faculty works to live up to the school's motto “We are ALL Stars!”
As the global economy continues to change with the introduction of new technology, career paths, and avenues of communication, we have the opportunity and responsibility to train our brains to think in the most innovative way possible. At Deerwood Elementary School of Innovation, young scholars will be exposed to future-forward pathways through the lens of STEAM(Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics). Scholars will use the critical thinking, literacy, technology, and collaboration skills acquired to become the next generation ready to choose their future pathway of Enrollment, Enlistment, Employment, or Exploration. Deerwood Innovation Scholars will be prepared to head to the next step of their education journey with background knowledge including but not limited to flight principles, manufacturing, electricity, nutrition, and ecology.