“The mission of Elevation Preparatory Academy is to create a culture of excellence that motivates students to lead with passion, integrity, and creativity while becoming compassionate members of the global community.”
The world is a classroom! If a student has passion, they will never stop learning. At EPA we inspire students to find that passion to build a foundation for lifelong learning. Ourdiverse curriculum, dedicated staff, and specialized programsprovide a one of a kind educational experience.
RELATIONSHIPS – Peer interaction, intellectual curiosity, community involvement!
EMOTIONAL CONNECTION – Passion!
ACCEPTANCE – Tolerance, Diversity, Multi-Cultural Curriculum!
CREATIVITY – Imagine, Inspire, Dream!
HIGHEST ACHIEVMENT – Culture of Excellence!
Elevation Preparatory Academy is an Internationally Accredited Private School serving grades 6-12.
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
National Council for Private School Accreditation (NCPSA)
SEVIS Approved (F1 Visa)
NCAA Approved Curriculum (48 H)
College Board Level II Code (PSAT & SAT testing)
Florida Virtual School
(accreditation logos- see attached)
EPA offers classes for all levels in the field of Math, Science, Social Studies, and English. From basic level to Advanced Placement.
Focus on Sports, Arts, College Placement, Life Skills, and Character building. Sports and Arts are offered at the Elite and Basic Levels. Elective Course credit will be given to students enrolled in a Specialized Program.
NOTE: If a desired course is not offered over 100 online courses are available through our partnership with FLVS.
“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”
From Application to Acceptance! EPA College & Career counselors develop a personalized College Placement Plan for every student! Small group workshops, Individual Conference, Collaboration with Academy Coaches = SUCCESS!
Elevation Preparatory Academy graduates have gone on to do amazing things. Take a look at some of the colleges that our graduates have attended!
|Alcorn State University||Louisiana State University||University of Central Florida|
|Arizona State University||Louisiana Tech||University of Colorado|
|Auburn University||Loyola University||University of Delaware|
|Bethune-Cookman University||Lynchburg College||University of Florida|
|California State University||Marist College||University of Georgia|
|Chicago State University||Marquette University||University of Hawaii|
|Clemson University||Mercer University||University of Illinois|
|Coastal Carolina University||Northeastern University||University of Jacksonville|
|Cornell University||Northwestern University||University of Louisville|
|Creighton University||Oklahoma State University||University of Maryland|
|Drexel University||Pace University||University of Memphis|
|Duke University||Palm Beach Atlantic||University of Miami|
|Duquesne University||Purdue University||University of Michigan|
|Eckerd College||Ringling College||University of Mississippi|
|Flagler University||Rutgers University||University of Nevada Las Vegas|
|Florida Atlantic University||Saint Francis University||University of North Florida|
|Florida Gulf Coast University||Samford University||University of Notre Dame|
|Florida Institute of Technology||Santa Clara University||University of Oklahoma|
|Florida State University||Southern Methodist University||University of Pennsylvania|
|Furman University||St. John’s University||University of Rhode Island|
|George Mason University||St. Louis University||University of South Alabama|
|George Washington University||Stanford University||University of South Carolina|
|Georgetown University||Texas Christian University||University of South Florida|
|Georgia Institute of Technology||Tulane University||University of Tampa|
|Gonzaga University||UNC Chapel Hill||University of Virginia|
|Harvard||UNC Wilmington||Vanderbilt University|
|Indiana University||United States Military Academy||Wake Forest University|
|Iona College||Univ. of Calif. – Los Angeles||Washington and Lee University|
|James Madison University||Univ. of Calif. – Santa Barbara||Washington State University|
|Liberty University||Univ. of Calif. – Santa Clara||William and Mary|
The Specialized Programs offered at EPA are what separates us from our competition. EPA has aligned with proven professionals in their respective fields to create a curriculum that is exclusive to EPA.
EPA offers specialized programs to accommodate the following.
ELITE ACADEMY PROGRAMS
Our Elite Partner Academy are professionals in their respective fields. Hundreds of professional athletes have trained with our Elite Academy Partners: NBA All-Stars, MLB All-Stars, College All-Americans, Overseas Professionals, and amateur athletes looking to get to the next level. These Elite Academy programs are part of the curriculum at Elevation Prep.
(video of Elite Academy programs)
Students will work as an apprentice/intern in their chosen field. EPA has relationships with local professionals that provide our students “Real World” Experience in the form of internships or apprentice programs. Students who apply to this program must meet the following requirements:
All levels of English proficiency are welcome at Elevation Preparatory Academy. Upon registration all non-native speakers of English are required to take an English language proficiency test (TOEFL results are accepted). The ELP program is a requirement for all non-native English speakers and is graded on the pass/fail system. Students must pass each phase of ELP before enrolling into the traditional core curriculum.
Phases of ELP
Achievement! – ESL students that have graduated from the ELP have demonstrated the skills necessary to succeed in a traditional English classroom setting!
REACH NEW HEIGHTS (COMMUNITY PROGRAMS)
The strength of any community is the people! In conjunction with our academy partners and the Sarasota Community REACH NEW HEIGHTS is a community-based initiative whose goal is to promote a healthy physical, mental, and social lifestyle through a combination of activities, college & career counseling, and basic life skills. Reach New Heightsstrives through hands on experience, to create a unique environment in which young adults of all abilities can feel free to imagine, create, and experience. Offered to all students, programs take place during the course of the school day or after hours depending on student’s schedule.
PHASE 1- ACTIVITY
Description: Students enroll in ONE of the following disciplines; Sports, Fitness, Arts. Each component is administered by established professional academies who are experts in their respective fields.
PHASE 2- COUNSELING
Description: Required for ALL students. Provides counseling/instruction for students in the following areas; career & college placement, academic support, and SAT/ACT preparation. Career center counselors also monitor student academic progress.
Note: Students who fail to meet minimum academic requirements will NOT participate in activity.
CAREER & COLLEGE COUNSELING
PHASE 3- LIFE SKILLS
Description: The Life Skills component is designed to instructstudents on essential life skills needed to succeed in the 21st century. The emphasis of Life Skills is physical and emotional health, embracing diversity, and promoting positive community relationships.
HEALTH & WELLNESS