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 given the opportunity 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!”
Deerwood Elementary School is Choice school that is committed to develop and sustain a collaborative environment to meet the needs of ALL students. Through extensive professional development, the teachers are dedicated to cultivating student-teacher centered classrooms. Instead of traditional techniques of teaching, students work on standard-based tasks as a team.
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 for the future.
The agri- and animal science program promotes better understanding of the living environment, research, and train on the development of 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, 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 botanist of our community.
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!