Success For Each Student
In the same spirit that drives our personalized learning approach, our college advising is customized for each unique student at North Broward Preparatory School.
Regularly scheduled meetings with the students as well as their parents serve to initiate the right conversation with critically important questions that help determine the colleges that are right for each student.
College Advising hosts informational meetings for parents throughout the school year, and offers students the opportunity to meet college admission representatives on our campus.
Bright Futures Scholarship Program
The State of Florida offers scholarships to Florida residents who do well in high school and who choose to study in Florida. All state scholarships, eligibility requirements, and award amounts are subject to change pending legislative actions. Current academic criteria for eligibility and award amounts are described at http://www.facts.org, or from the Florida Bright Futures Online Brochure. Information is also available via phone at 1-888-827-2004, and in our college advising office.
Requirements to Enter the State University System in Florida
The State University System (SUS) consists of eleven institutions providing limited access to postsecondary education. These universities will only accept students who complete the minimum requirements, listed on the table below. NBPS graduation requirements meet or exceed these minimum requirements, with the exception of “Academic Electives.” Course descriptions in this catalog indicate which of our courses qualify as “academic electives.”
- English - 4
- Mathematics (Algebra I and beyond) - 4
- Social Science - 3
- Natural Science (at least 1 lab-based life science & 1 lab-based physical science) - 3
- World Languages (Sequential) - 2
- Academic Electives - 2
Total Academic Credits - 18
NCAA Academic Eligibility
Student-athletes who want to play intercollegiate sports in their first year of college must meet the requirements of the NCAA for the athletic division of their university. More information is available at NCAA Eligibility Center. All students interested in playing sports at the university level should consult with their college advisors.
In order to be eligible to participate in NCAA athletics as a college freshman, all students must be deemed eligible by the NCAA Eligibility Center. To be certified by the NCAA Eligibility Center, students must
- Begin an application for the NCAA Eligibility Center by the end of grade eleven.
- Graduate from high school. The NCAA Eligibility Center will issue a preliminary certification report after they receive a student’s materials, and they will review each student’s final transcript after graduation.
- Earn a GPA of 2.3 or better for Division 1 and 2.0 or better for Division 2 in courses that NCAA classifies as part of the “Core Curriculum.” Courses that count in the NCAA core are noted in the course descriptions section of this catalog.
- Earn a qualifying ACT or SAT score. See the table at the NCAA Eligibility Center for details.