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D A Y & B O A R D I N G S C H O O L S The Knox School Home Beside the Shore St. James, NY Traditional values, progressive academics, and opportunities to explore and grow are what make a Knox School education unique and valuable in today’s global world. We are a co-educational day

Florida Air Academy Melbourne, FL

Florida Air Academy is a co-ed, college-prep military school for young boys and girls in grades 6-12. The school is located in Melbourne, Florida in the heart of Florida’s Space Coast, just a few hours north of Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm Beach and Boca Raton. For 53 years, Florida Air Academy has developed young men and women who blend academic ability, integrity and good character, along with a knowledge of world cultures, into a powerful force—well prepared for future success, growth, and leadership. The school offers Advanced Placement, Honors and traditional academic classes, and students can earn college credit through dual-enrollment. With 100% college acceptance since 1978, FAA provides a challenging academic program together with a structured environment that allows students to be successful in the classroom and well prepared for success in college and beyond. In the past four years, FAA seniors have earned well over $6 million in college scholarships and acceptances to top colleges and universities. For those students looking for Military Focus, FAA has an active Air Force Junior ROTC program that has been an “Honor Unit” for a number of years—placing it in the top 20% of all AFJROTC units across the country. Students originate from more than 20 countries, and the school’s academic program provides individualized instruction while celebrating

and boarding school nestled on 40 acres of Long Island’s North Shore. Our pristine, waterfront property is home to a close-knit community of students and educators who affectionately refer to Knox as their “Home Beside the Shore.” Founded in 1904 by Mary Alice Knox, The School is home to many rich traditions and a dynamic community unlike any other. In the tradition of great,


“small” secondary boarding and day schools, every child is welcomed with open arms, and is known not just by name, but by personality traits, learning habits, likes and dislikes. Each year, Knox welcomes close to 200 students and faculty from over 12 different countries to be a part of the Knox experience. Our mission is to provide the opportunity for capable students to excel within a liberal arts program infused with artistic and athletic pursuits, in preparation for higher education at selective colleges and universities. We provide challenging, engaging programs in a nurturing learning environment, and devote care and attention to every student. There simply is no “back row” at Knox. Our college preparatory focus allows students to be challenged academically, athletically and artistically every day. From Advanced Placement offerings, to Visual and Performing Arts, to a 5 level “English as a Second Language” program to our Boost support program, Knox caters to every student’s individual needs. Through personal college counseling beginning sophomore year, our seniors enjoy 100% college acceptances to top-ranked colleges and universities. At Knox, we pride ourselves on preparing our students to be the future leaders of tomorrow. Knox students are the most important part of our community and are an integral part of traditions that have been part of the Knox experience for more than a century. From the ringing of the Victory Bell after athletic contests, to the chanting sea of red and white during Team Choosing Night, to the Lantern Parade the night before graduation, The Knox School brings a whole new meaning to the term community. It is the students’ involvement in the life of Knox that gives them the unique opportunity to become active participants in their own academic, social and personal growth. A warm, optimistic and dynamic community where everything we do is geared toward helping the individual to Learn to be Exceptional – this is The Knox School. Contact: 631-686-1600 ext. 414 541 Long Beach Road, St. James, NY 11780

the diversity of the student body through academic study. FAA has successfully implemented a 1:1 Apple iPad Program, which provides technology-centered activities and real-world problem solving to engage and challenge students. Teachers also promote curiosity and learning in ways that reveal each student’s intellectual strengths, interests and passions. Florida Air Academy recognizes that school is much more than just education— it’s about each child’s unique journey into adulthood. The strong academic program is enhanced with an established athletics program, forward- thinking elective courses, and fun extracurricular activities that can be tailored to a child’s


interests and life dreams! The school is also located minutes away from the Melbourne International Airport, where students can gain the certified instruction and flying time needed to earn a pilot’s license prior to high-school graduation. FAA is a member of and accredited by the Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). It is also a member of the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA), and the Association of Military Schools and Colleges (AMCSUS). Visit our website at or call 321-723-3211 x 30040


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