Head of School Message

Welcome to the Elevation Preparatory Academy (EPA) family, where the education is as unique as the student body.

EPA prides itself on providing a world-class education with individualized academic paths designed to play to the different strengths of all of our young men and women. Our mission always was and continues to be:  Put the Student First!  Elevation Preparatory Academy identifies and recognizes the potential of each and every student. We provide an environment in which students strive to achieve their highest academic goals and prepare them for college and lifetime learning.  We challenge our students academically while encouraging them to be responsible and compassionate members of our school and global community.

EPA was founded in June of 2010 as the academic component for the growing number of specialized sports and arts academies.   EPA is a coed multicultural private school which serves grades 6-12.  Located in the beautiful Sarasota/Bradenton area, EPA has a diverse student body comprised of local, national, and international students, representing over 80 countries since its inception. EPA attracts highly motivated students from all over the world, who intend to matriculate to college in the United States.  EPA’s diverse curriculum, unique student body, flex scheduling, competitive pricing, and specialized programs provide a one of a kind educational experience.

Please call today to schedule a tour and meet our dedicated faculty and staff.  On behalf of the Elevation Preparatory Academy family, I want to thank you for visiting our website and we look forward to being a part of your educational journey.  Together we will REACH NEW HEIGHTS!


Matthew D. Hiller, M.Ed.

Head of School