Frequently Asked Questions
What are the school hours?
Monday - Friday 8:45 am- 2:45 pm (except for Wed 8:45 am - 1:45 pm)
What is your school calendar?
We follow the SCPS school calendar, but we do have a few extra days off. Please see our calendar on the website for details.
Do you offer before/after care for parents who need it?
Yes! Our extended day program begins at 7:30 am and runs until 6:00 pm.
Does Advance Learning Academy have any clubs?
Absolutely. As our school grows we are continually adding activities and clubs based on our students interests. This school year we have had gardening, photography, music, art and STEM club. Our clubs meet after school typically for one hour.
Do you accept students with special needs?
While Advance Learning Academy is not a school designed for children with special needs, we do encourage diversity and we work hard to create space in each classroom for a select number of students who are an appropriate fit for our program.
Do you have a parent/teacher organization?
Yes. We have our Advance Parent Teacher Organization (APTO) that meets frequently throughout the school year. They help set direction for our school and they assist in planning school functions and fundraisers. We value our families and their input. We consider our school a community of families all working together toward the shared goal of an exceptional education.
What grades do you have in your school?
We serve children in PreK4 through 8th grade.
What is your deadline for receiving applications?
We have a rolling admissions policy and accept applications throughout the academic year.
When can parents and guardians visit the school?
Tours of the school are available by appointment. Please contact our Office at 321-316-4860, so that we may assist you.
How many students are in each class?
Our class size is limited to 12 students in our Elementary program and 16 in our Middle School program. Each class includes a lead teacher and an assistant teacher, allowing us to ensure a wealth of support and attention for each child. In our Middle School program, we have two teachers who work together to support our student’s learning.
What support services do you offer?
If a student requires any special services we do have access to a range of specialists including Speech/Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists and Behavior Analysts. When needed, these specialists join a child in class to work on goals alongside the child’s teachers. Our team-based approach allows specialists and our expert faculty to collaborate in an ongoing fashion and ensure each child achieves his/her goals.
Do you offer financial assistance?
Advance Learning Academy strives to ensure tuition is not a deterrent for any student wishing to attend our school. With this in mind, we currently accept the Tax Credit Scholarship sponsored by Step Up for Students or AAA Scholarships. We are also able to accept Gardiner or McKay Scholarships. If a family requires more financial assistance, we have some private foundation scholarships available through Advance Learning Foundation, www.advancelearningfoundation.org, our nonprofit foundation that works to help support families who need scholarships for tuition.
Do you offer afterschool programs?
Yes, we offer a dynamic Afterschool Program that enriches students’ lives with a broad variety of activities – from outside play to scientific exploration to art and even study hall – that keep children motivated and engaged after the regular school day ends. Our program is available for an extra fee Monday through Friday from 3-6pm.
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140 Advance Point
Maitland, FL 32751