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.
Pleasant Hill Elementary is a community of leaders committed to cultivating a safe and caring learning environment that enables all students to become college and career ready through a rigorous curriculum that challenges students at all levels. The staff at Pleasant Hill is a dedicated group of educators with the common goal of reaching students at their academic level and maximizing their growth potential. Pleasant Hill Elementary will equip students with the tools necessary to be successful today, tomorrow, and in the future.
The agriculture science program promotes a better understanding of the living environment, research, and training on the development of the agricultural productivity and farming. Students will study animals - their habits, their traits, and their roles in the environment. Learners become critical thinkers, make cross-curricular connections, and increase supplemental experiences while creating a positive and safe school environment to ensure that our students are successful academically and emotionally. The agri-animal science program allows students to have direct interaction with nature when growing and harvesting crops and raising and caring for animals as part of their curricular activities. Sunrise Elementary is harvesting the future zoologist and botanists of our community.
Bellalago Charter Academy is a district-managed school offering a rigorous academic environment in kindergarten through grade 8. At Bellalago Academy, students and parents have the opportunity to spend 9 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!