North Broward Preparatory School

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North Broward Preparatory School
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North Broward Preparatory School is located in Florida
North Broward Preparatory School
North Broward Preparatory School
North Broward Preparatory School is located in the United States
North Broward Preparatory School
North Broward Preparatory School
7600 Lyons Road

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33073

United States
Coordinates26°19′34″N 80°10′57″W / 26.3259773°N 80.18262429999999°W / 26.3259773; -80.18262429999999Coordinates: 26°19′34″N 80°10′57″W / 26.3259773°N 80.18262429999999°W / 26.3259773; -80.18262429999999
Information
Other nameNBPS
TypePrivate school
MottoDiscere, Ducere, Spirare, Amare
Established1957 (1957)
FounderJames Montgomery
OversightNord Anglia Education
NCES School IDA0102706[1]
HeadmasterBruce Fawcett
Teaching staff149.0 (on an FTE basis)[1]
GradesPK12
GenderCo-educational
Enrollment1,556 (2015-2016)[1]
Student to teacher ratio10.3[1]
Color(s)Blue and Gold         
Athletics conferenceFHSAA; Class: 2B-Dist: 7
MascotEagle
Team nameEagles
AccreditationsFCIS, SACS
PublicationBrainwash
YearbookThe Talon
Endowment$236 million
Tuition$30,825 (Upper School),[2] $70,000 (boarding)
Website

North Broward Preparatory School (NBPS) is a PK12 private, co-educational college-preparatory school in Coconut Creek, Florida, United States. It was founded in 1957 by James Montgomery.

The school was originally located in Lighthouse Point, Florida and relocated to its present location in the summer of 2004; the Coconut Creek campus of nearly 80 acres (0.32 km2) consists of an upper, middle and lower school. It became a member of the Meritas Family of Schools in 2005 and then Nord Anglia Education in June 2015.[3]

History[edit]

The school was established in 1957 in Lighthouse Point; the school has grown to include grades Pre-K3 through 12. The boarding program has also expanded to include approximately 328 students.

Accreditation[edit]

North Broward Preparatory School is accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools[4] and the Florida Kindergarten Council.[5]

Membership[edit]

Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) Nord Anglia Education (NAE) International Baccalaureate (IB)

Academics[edit]

Note: All IB Standard Level (SL) courses are considered Honors-level courses. All IB Higher Level (HL) courses are considered Accelerated courses.

9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) I ESOL II ESOL III ESOL IV*
English I English II English III English IV
English I Honors English II Honors IB English SL (Year One) IB English SL (Year Two)
English I Honors English II Honors IB English HL with AP English Language (Year One) IB English HL with AP English Language (Year Two)

Students who surpass ESOL IV take IB English B (four years of English, regardless of level, are required at North Broward Preparatory Schools).

9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
LPA Spanish 1A LPA Spanish 1B LPA Spanish 2A LPA Spanish 2B
Spanish or French I Spanish or French 69 Spanish or French III Spanish or French IV
Spanish or French I Spanish or French II Honors Spanish or French III Honors Spanish or French IV Honors or IB Language Year 1 or AP Language
Spanish or French II Spanish or French III Spanish or French IV Spanish V
Spanish II Honors Spanish III Honors Spanish IV Honors or IB Language Year 1 IB Language Year 1 or IB Language Year 2 or AP Language
Spanish III Honors Spanish IV Honors or IB Language Year 1 IB Language Year 69 or IB Language Year 2 or AP Language IB Language Year 2 or AP Literature (for students who have taken AP Language in Spanish first)

Note: Instructors and students equally choose whether to take IB or AP world language courses. If instructors and students choose to take IB, they also choose whether for the course to be a Standard-level course or a Higher-level course.

Native speakers of German may take IB German A-69-1 Standard Level, a German literature course.

9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
Human Geography World History 20th Century History 1 20th Century History 2
Human Geography Honors World History Honors IB History SL Year 1 IB History SL Year 1
AP Human Geography AP World History IB History HL Year 1 IB History HL Year 1
AP Human Geography AP World History AP American History AP Comparative Politics and Government

Boarding Program[edit]

North Broward Preparatory School is an international community, resembling a small college. Previously, boarding at the Coconut Creek Campus was based on a quad occupancy system and boarding at the Coral Springs Residential Village was combination of doubles, triples, and quads. In 2018, the school opened a 500 student residential village on the main campus, discontinuing the Coral Springs campus. Students now live in single gender floors with a double occupancy system; the student body includes over 400 boarding students.

Athletics[edit]

The school is a member of the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) which promotes, directs, supervises, and regulates all interscholastic high school athletic events in the State of Florida. North Broward's athletic teams are nicknamed the Eagles. North Broward Preparatory School supports 18 athletic activities and programs including Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Equestrian, Fencing, Flag Football (Girls), Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field and Volleyball.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Search for Private Schools – School Detail for North Broward Preparatory School". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  2. ^ https://www.nordangliaeducation.com/our-schools/florida/north-broward-preparatory-school/admissions/tuition-and-fees
  3. ^ https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/nord-anglia-education-completes-acquisition-of-six-schools-from-meritas-300104965.html
  4. ^ http://www.fcis.org/page.cfm?p=382
  5. ^ http://www.fkconline.org/documents/h___q_member_schools.html

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