MATER ACADEMY ST. CLOUD —PREPARING STUDENTS FOR AN EXCELLENT FUTURE
COMING AUGUST 2018 MATER ACADEMY ST. CLOUD WILL OFFER A HIGH QUALITY K-6 TUITION FREE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL IN ST. CLOUD!
MATER ACADEMY ST. CLOUD, A TUITION-FREE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL SERVING STUDENTS IN GRADES K-6TH is the newest member of the national acclaimed Mater Academy, Inc. family of high performing charter schools. The brand new facility will be located at 1925 Nora Tyson Rd. St. Cloud, FL 34771.
The vision of Mater Academy is to provide a nurturing and supportive educational environment, where the child is developed and a philosophy of respect and high expectations is encouraged for all students, parents, teachers, and staff. The school’s mission is to provide an innovative and challenging curriculum, prepare students to have a global edge, strive to create a thirst for knowledge in all disciplines of the curriculum, and enrich every student with a sense of purpose and commitment to the common good.
WHAT MAKES MATER ACADEMY ST. CLOUD DIFFERENT? High Academic Standards that incorporates:
- Excellent Core Curriculum
- Innovative Teaching Methods
- Strong Student Conduct Code
- Character Education Program
- Highly qualified, State certified educators
- Uniform Requirement
- PBIS Positive Behavior Supports System
- Partner in Education
Mater Academy, Inc. schools follow a state standards-based curriculum, while implementing innovative college preparatory programs. Mater Academy St. Cloud will offer academic programs with a proven track record of success, while also offering after-school enrichment programs and sports programs. Mater Academy is accredited by the Southern Association of Schools & Colleges and are accredited as a district by SACS/AdvancED.
Mater Academy St. Cloud will provide a tuition free education with a robust program including:
- Project Lead the Way curriculum focusing on robotics and engineering
- STEAM curriculum with an emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
- Tutoring and Enrichment Programs
- Sports programs beginning in the 3rd grade
Mater Academy, Inc. is looking forward to a successful school opening and is confident that the community will strongly benefit from the Mater school system with all that it has to offer. School administrators and staff plan to bring enthusiasm and experience to Mater Academy St. Cloud in order to inspire students to prepare for a quality education and get them ready for high school, college and beyond
Mater Academy Inc.’s first charter school, Mater Academy Elementary, was established in 1998 in the City of Hialeah Gardens, and was one of the first charter schools to open in Miami-Dade County. Today, Mater Academy schools serve approximately 15,000 students in grades K – 12 throughout Florida.
The quality of the educational programs and system effectiveness over the past two decades demonstrate Mater Academy’s commitment to ongoing improvement efforts and academic progress.
Charter Schools are…
Tuition-free public schools
Accountable for academic results
Required to employ highly qualified state-certified teachers
Required to participate in state standardized exam (FSA)
Required to meet Annual Yearly Progress, under the No Child Left Behind Act