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    King's Academy ::: West Palm Beach, Florida ::: Southeast U.S.

    The King's Academy

    • Upscale community on the Atlantic coast 1.75 hours from Miami
    • National Blue Ribbon School - Exemplary High Performing School
    • Coeducational boarding and day school; religious affiliation - Christian
    • 750 students (grades 9-12); 7% international
    • University placement including Harvard University, Yale University among others
    • ESL program

    Founded

    1970

    Climate

    Subtropical

    Student Body

    750 students (grades 9-12); 7% international

    Average Class Size

    17 students

    Faculty

    300 Faculty K-12; 40% with advanced degrees

    Student/Faculty Ratio

    11:1

    College Placement

    100% university placement including Harvard University, Columbia University, Yale University, Princeton University, University of Chicago among others

    Honors & AP

    Advanced Placement: Art History, Biology, Calculus AB & BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language and Culture, Computer Science, English Language & Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, Macroeconomics, Music Theory, Psychology, Physics, Spanish Language & Culture, Statistics, Studio Art, US Government & Politics, US History, World History.

    Honors: Algebra I, Anatomy & Physiology, Biology, Chemistry, Chinese, English, European History, Geometry, Engineering, Marine Science, Physics , Pre-calculus, Spanish, Statistics, Studio Art, US History, Vocal Ensemble, Wind Symphony, World History

    Marking System

    The King's Academy uses a letter-grade system with 4.25 = A+

    Programs of Study

    The minimum graduation requirements for grades 9 through 12 are as follows:

    English - 4 credits
    History - 3.5 credits
      (World History, US History, American Government, Economics)
    Mathematics - 4 credits
      (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II)
    Science - 4 credits
      (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
    Bible - 2 credits
    Fine/ Performing Arts - 1 credit
    Foreign Language - 2 credits
    Physical Education - 1 credits
    Electives - 2.5 credits 

    Foreign Languages: Chinese, Latin, Spanish

    SAT/ACT Scores: Average SAT Score = 1966; Average Act Score = 27 

    Accreditation

    The King's Academy is accredited by AdvancED

    Athletics

    Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross-country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball

    Arts:

    Studio Arts, Art History, Band, Chamber Ensemble, Chorus, Concert Band, Dance, Digital Cinema Production, Digital Photography, Instrumental Ensemble, Instrumental Techniques, Jazz Ensemble, Musical Theater, Orchestra, Sound Engineering, Theater, Vocal Techniques

    Extracurricular Activities

    Clubs and Activities: Debate Team, Honor Societies, Key Club, Political Science Club, Prefect Council, Student Council

    Facilities:

    Academic complex, aquatic center, athletic center, 3 athletic fields, cafeteria, chapel, film and television studio, golf practice facility, gymnasium, library, performing arts center, production studio, 2 stadiums, 6 tennis courts, track & field facility, weigh room

    ESL

    ESL courses: English I-ESL; English II-ESL; Intensive Language Arts for International students; Critical Thinking Skills & Advanced Learning Strategies for International students; Intro. to Bible - ESL