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*All Souls Catholic School
PK3 - 8
810 S. Oak Avenue
Sanford,  FL  32771
Phone: 407-322-7090
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*Annunciation Catholic Academy
593 Jamestown Blvd.
Altamonte Springs,  FL  32714
Phone: 407-774-8201
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*Bishop Moore Catholic School
9 - 12
3901 Edgewater Drive
Orlando,  FL  32804
Phone: 407-293-7561
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*Bright Horizons
6 wks. - 12 yrs.
Bright Horizons at Baldwin Park
1700 Fire House Lane, Orlando
(407) 895-8339

Bright Horizons at Windermere
7866 Winter Garden Vineland Rd., Windermere

Bright Horizons at Winter Garden
1660 Daniels Rd., Winter Garden
(407) 654-9693
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Bright Horizons is the leading provider of high-quality early education and preschool. Our programs empower children from infancy on to become confident, successful learners and secure, caring people. We strive to grow young readers, scientists, artists, and explorers who are engaged and curious. Our programs invite children to approach school with skills and confidence.
*Central Florida Preparatory
PK3 - 12
1450 Citrus Oaks Ave.
Gotha,  FL  34734
Phone: 407-290-8073
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Central Florida Prep
At Central FL Prep expect stimulated students who are a cut above the rest! CFP offers exceptional instructors, small class sizes & the best tools in education. With “PROJECT LEAD THE WAY” (PLTW), an interactive approach to STEM, students engage in projects and interactive lessons that develop critical thinking skills. Each student has a laptop and access to the digital learning platform. At CFP we ignite imagination, fuel innovation and nurture independence. • Montessori Toddler & KG Program • College Preparatory Program (1st-12th grade) • Biomedical & Forensic Programs • AP & Honors Program • College Dual Enrollment • Competitive Sports • Before/Aftercare • Only minutes from Windermere, Winter Garden & Dr. Phillips
*Christ School, The
TK - 8
106 E. Church St.
Orlando,  FL  32801
Phone: 407-849-1665
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The Christ School
Founded in 1996, The Christ School is an independent school, accredited by Christian Schools of Florida and SACS CASI. The Christ School partners with families to provide an academically rigorous and Christ-centered K – 8 experience. TCS students and graduates confidently pursue excellence in scholarship, service and leadership. Our 8th grade graduates are accepted into high school honors, AP, magnet or IB classes of their choice. The Christ School is located in downtown Orlando on the campus of First Presbyterian Church of Orlando. The Christ School celebrates 20 years in the 2015-16 school year.
*Cranium Academy
PK - 5th
4068 Winter Garden Vineland Road
Winter Garden,  FL  34787
Phone: (407) 294-6950
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Cranium Academy
Cranium Academy is a prestigious private school revolutionizing preschool through fifth grade education. Students benefit from a completely unique combination of advanced curriculum featuring custom learning paths, critical thinking, innovative technology, and creative play experiences. Our exclusive curriculum moves beyond memorization into active critical thinking, beyond advanced reading and math to science, art, music, and more. From smartboards, to laptops and ipads, we use the latest technology to prepare students for success in the 21st century. Also available are exceptional summer and holiday camps, birthday parties, after school programs, and more.
*Family Christian School
K4 - 8
671 Beulah Road
Winter Garden,  FL  34787
Phone: 407-656-7904
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Family Christian School
Family Christian School offers an extraordinary spiritual atmosphere along with exceptional academics. Strong partnerships with our parents contribute to the success of our students. Our first priority is our students' spiritual walk with their Savior. We intentionally create a family atmosphere through our close community of faculty, students, and parents. Middle school students are trained to be mentors to our younger students. Please visit our website to learn more about FCS, including our unique school day schedule and our campus activities
*First Academy, The
Birth - 12th
2667 Bruton Blvd.
Orlando,  FL  32805
Phone: 407-206-8600
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The First Academy The First Academy (TFA) is a Christ-centered, college-preparatory school serving students from birth through 12th grade. TFA boasts a 100% college acceptance rate for its graduating seniors, who have received over $58 million in college scholarship offers. TFA students, at each grade level, consistently score well above the state and national average on standardized tests. Both TFA’s Lower and Middle Schools earned Blue Ribbon distinctions. Apply now as classes are already filling up for the 2016-2017 school year!
*Foreign Language Immersion Preparatory Academy
Infants - 4th
1530 Celebration Blvd.
Celebration,  FL  34747
Phone: 321-939-4177
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Foreign Language Immersion
At our school, both academic excellence and multilingualism serve as the core foundation of everything we do. From our youngest students starting at infancy up to our elementary students, our well-rounded, liberal arts curriculum is specifically designed to stimulate and challenge each and every student and accelerate their cognitive development as well as their language development in Spanish, French, Mandarin Chinese and/or Arabic. We pride ourselves on being innovators in the ¬field of American education, continuously researching and implementing both Asian and European teaching methodologies and utilizing the latest digital tools to enhance our curriculum and the educational experience of each and every one of our students, who we are preparing to become the leaders of tomorrow.
*Foundation Academy
PK3 - 12
North Campus: 125 E Plant Street (PK-5th)
South Campus: 15304 Tilden Road (6th-12th)
Winter Garden,  FL  34787
Phone: Lower School: 407-656-3677
Phone: Middle & Upper School: 407-877-2744
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Foundation Academy
Foundation Academy (FA) provides a college preparatory Christian education rooted in a Biblical worldview. If you are looking for a safe and nurturing atmosphere where all your children will be encouraged to excel, consider Foundation Academy. High school students are offered Advanced Placement, Honors, and on campus Dual Enrollment classes. The fine arts and athletic programs at FA allow the Lions to participate in art, drama, music, and a full sports program from elementary school until graduation. All extracurricular activities at FA are centered on honoring Christ, building team and leadership skills, and developing a Christian character.
*Good Shepherd Catholic School
2 mths - 8th grade
5902 Oleander Drive
Orlando,  FL  32807
Phone: 407-277-3973
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*Holy Family Catholic School
PK3 - 8
5129 S. Apopka-Vineland Rd.
Orlando,  FL  32835
Phone: 407-876-9344
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Holy Family Catholic School
Voted Best Private School in Orlando, nurtures the development of each child’s highest academic potential, while inspiring students through Jesus Christ’s beautiful Gospel message. We provide a supportive and caring learning environment where each child is encouraged to strive for academic excellence and grow in faith, knowledge and love. Limited availability- Come visit today!• Blue Ribbon School • Fully Accredited by the FCC and the FL Dep’t of Education • Member of the NCSA • Preschool 3-4 year old Program - Gold Seal of Approval NCPSA • Strong Academics with an Emphasis on Technology • State-of-the-Art Facilities on a Wireless Campus • Science Lab • Gymnasium, Soccer Field, Running Track • Visual Arts, Music, Drama, & Spanish • Wide Range of After-School Activities
*International Community School
4800 Howell Branch Rd.
Winter Park,  FL  32792
Phone: 407-645-2343
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*Lake Highland Preparatory School
PK - 12
901 N. Highland Ave.
Orlando,  FL  32803
Phone: 407-206-1900
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Lake Highland Preparatory School
Lake Highland Preparatory School, a nationally renowned Pre-K through 12th grade co-educational independent school, has cultivated the intellect and character of its students for more than 46 years. On a beautiful 42-acre lakefront campus in downtown Orlando, our college preparatory curriculum includes 28 AP courses and four foreign languages. Rigorous academics are complemented by strong offerings in the arts, athletics, and extracurricular activities to create unsurpassed opportunities for our 1,934 students. We are accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Florida Kindergarten Council. Visit Central Florida’s School of Opportunity- you’ll love what you see!
*Montessori School of Celebration
PK - 9th
901 Begonia Rd.
Celebration,  FL  34747
Phone: 407-566-1561
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Montessori School of Celebration
At Montessori School of Celebration we strive to nurture and support the students' innate curiosity and love of learning. Through a variety of programs, our students develop independence, self-discipline, a strong sense of self, academic skills, and a passion for life-long learning. We honor, cultivate, and nurture our students’ desire to learn through specially prepared environments that meet the developmental, intellectual, emotional, and social needs of each age group. We believe that, when students are allowed to explore and build their knowledge, the results are greater concentration and stronger mastery of skills.
*Montessori School of Orlando
13 mths - 6th
1187 Florida Mall Avenue, Suite 108
Orlando,  FL  32809
Phone: (407) 601-4247
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Montessori School of Orlando is a private school serving children from 12 months to 12 years old. We provide a well-prepared environment that will foster the child’s highest potential – spiritually, emotionally, physically, socially, and intellectually. Montessori children are advanced learners, exceptional problem solvers, and responsible citizens in their learning community.
*Montessori World School
Ages 6 wks - 14 yrs
11659 Ruby Lake Road
Orlando,  FL  32836
Phone: (407) 239-6024
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*Morning Star School
Special Needs Ages 3 - 21
930 Leigh Ave.
Orlando,  FL  32804
Phone: 407-295-3077
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*Paragon School
K - 12
4710 Adanson St.
Orlando,  FL  32804
Phone: 407-644-1546
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The Paragon School
Paragon is a specialized program serving students in grades K-12th who are affected by higher functioning forms of autism, including Asperger's Syndrome. Our rigorous program is fully accredited and offers paths for either standard or special diploma with intensive vocational training. Passionate, certified teachers lead instruction in classrooms with low student to teacher ratios. Our multi-faceted approach emphasizes academic, social, and behavioral development to ensure students fulfill their potential and become productive members of society. Several therapies covered by tuition. Extracurricular options include clubs and team sports competition through Special Olympics. The Paragon School accepts McKay and PLSA scholarships.
*Park Maitland School
PK4 - 6
1450 S. Orlando Ave.
Maitland,  FL  32751
Phone: 407-647-3038
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Park Maitland
Park Maitland School has grown from a single building and 32 students in the fall of 1968 to a major educational presence in the Orlando/Winter Park community, occupying a lush four-acre campus. Park Maitland’s goal is to carry forward the vision of our founder -- Mrs. Nell Cohen -- of offering an exceptional program that upholds high academic standards with a commitment to teaching values, manners, and strength of character. We develop leadership skills in our young students that serve them well in their higher educational settings as well as in life! Offering PK4 through grade 6th, the school utilizes small class sizes, talented and creative teachers, and a departmentalized approach. Park Maitland is proud of its engaging, family-centered environment of warmth and caring... and of our wonderful, young leaders!
*Parke House Academy, The
PK3 - 5
1766 Minnesota Ave.
Winter Park,  FL  32789
Phone: 407-647-3624
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The Parke House Academy
The Parke House Academy is a private learning institution that offers an academically-oriented environment. We emphasize the acquisition of cognitive skills. Additionally, social, emotional, and physical developmental skills are instilled and reinforced. These four major elements of learning are incorporated through dynamic, innovative, and stimulating activities that complement children’s learning styles. We are traditional in our content, but young and innovative in our approach. The Parke House Academy’s curriculum is advanced. All grade levels work from instructional materials in language arts, reading, and mathematics that are one grade level advanced. Basic skill acquisition, mastery, and application are taught, practiced, reinforced, and rewarded throughout the curriculum
*St. Andrew Catholic School
PK4 - 8
877 N. Hastings St.
Orlando,  FL  32828
Phone: 407-295-4230
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*St. Charles Borromeo School
PK3- 8
4005 Edgewater Dr.
Orlando,  FL  32804
Phone: 407-293-7691
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*St. James Cathedral School
PK3 - 8
505 E. Ridgewood St.
Orlando,  FL  32803
Phone: 407-841-4432
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St. James Cathedral
St. James Cathedral is a Catholic grade school (accredited by the Florida Catholic Conference) nestled in downtown Orlando across from beautiful Lake Eola. We have an extremely dedicated staff and offer a challenging curriculum in a Christian environment. We are proud of our small class sizes PreK, kindergarten through 8th, and we believe that each child has the unlimited potential to live in the fullness of the human spirit, and we dedicate ourselves to assisting each child in realizing that potential.
*St. John Vianney Catholic School
PK3 - 8
6200 S. Orange Blossom Trail
Orlando,  FL  32809
Phone: 407-855-4660
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St. John Vianney
Celebrating 54 years of Excellence in Catholic Education! A nationally recognized Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, St. John Vianney Catholic School -- a ministry of St. John Vianney Parish -- is a diverse community where students are inspired and empowered by Catholic values to reach their full academic and spiritual potential in an ever-changing world. Our PK3 – 8th grade curriculum combines integrated learning with modern technology as we strive to form independent and confident students through character development, service, and academics. Come visit us! Tours available daily. Open House and Curriculum Fair:Tuesday, February 2, 2016 from 8:30 am – 11:00 am
*St. Margaret Mary Catholic School
PK4 - 8
142 E. Swoope Ave.
Winter Park,  FL  32789
Phone: 407-644-7537
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*St. Mary Magdelen Catholic School
869 Maitland Ave.
Altamonte Springs,  FL  32701
Phone: 407-339-7301
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*Trinity Preparatory School
6 -12
5700 Trinity Prep Lane
Winter Park,  FL  32792
Phone: 407-671-4140
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Trinity Preparatory School
Trinity Preparatory School is an independent college preparatory day school for grades 6th through 12th. Affiliated with the Episcopal Church, Trinity Prep was founded in 1966 and has a current enrollment of 860. Trinity Prep’s mission is to develop students who are able to excel in college and beyond, contribute to their communities, lead in a changing society, and grow spiritually.
*Walden Community School
1 - 12
4595 Howell Branch, Rd.
Winter Park,  FL  32792
Phone: 407-677-8225
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Walden Community School
Walden Community School is a private, non-profit, elementary and middle school that provides a unique, child-centered educational experience. Understanding – and appreciating – that not all children learn alike is central to our philosophy. Therefore, we tailor our curriculum and teaching methods to embrace all of our students' learning styles and abilities, while challenging them in a non-competitive community of learners. Small class sizes offer an ideal student-teacher ratio, allowing for individualized attention and instruction. Our curriculum is rooted in historical context, integrated through multidisciplinary studies, and brought to life through creative arts, projects, and hands-on activities. Concept and inquiry-based learning, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills are at the core of Walden's educational approach. Tours are scheduled daily from 9am-12pm, and prospective students are invited to spend the day on Fridays.
*Windermere Preparatory School
PK3 - 12
6189 Winter Garden-Vineland Rd.
Windermere,  FL  34786
Phone: 407-905-7737
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Windermere Preparatory School
Windermere Preparatory School (WPS) is a private college preparatory school educating students from PK through 12th grade. WPS is a member of the Nord Anglia Education Family of Schools and is located on a 46-acre campus in southwest Orlando. WPS is the only private school in Central Florida to offer the International Baccalaureate Degree Program, and has been named the "Best Private School" in the Orlando Business Journal's Reader's Choice Awards, "Best Private School K-8" by Orlando Magazine, and "No.1 Choice for Best Private School" by Orlando Style Magazine. For more information on WPS, please visit our website.