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  • About North Broward Preparatory School

    North Broward Preparatory is a long-established school offering robust curricula that promotes individualized learning, creativity and critical thinking.

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Lighthouse Point Academy Application Process

Lighthouse Point Academy (LPA) has been the leading South Florida school program for students with mild specific learning differences since 1957. Our program serves students Grades 3 - 12. LPA is an integral part of North Broward Preparatory School.

The admission process begins with a visit to our school, including a tour. During the visit, families receive a packet containing all required application materials.

You can arrange your tour and campus visit by submitting a Request a Visit form or by calling Admissions directly at 954-247-0179.

Psycho-educational Evaluation

The admission procedure for the Lighthouse Point Academy Lower School (Grades 3-5) and Upper School (Grades 6-12) requires a complete psycho-educational evaluation. The evaluation enables the LPA admission committee to determine the appropriateness of our program for your child.

If a complete psycho-educational assessment has not been completed, please ask us for assistance and a referral. The assessment must include the following detailed subtests: 

  • Results of a diagnostic interview, which includes cognitive testing and achievement testing. 
  • Measures of information processing: These instruments should evaluate working memory, short and long term memory, processing speed, auditory processing, and graphomotor skill and automaticity. 
  • Assessments to rule in or out Attention Deficit Disorder, with scores that reflect both objective and subjective criteria. Examples are: BASC2, Acters, Conners, Gordon Diagnostic and TOVA. 
  • Results must include a specific diagnosis and actual test scores using standard and percentile scores.

How to Apply

  • Schedule a personal interview to take place on campus. Parents may arrange to speak with a representative of the faculty or administration while their child is being interviewed.
  • Submit an online application along with a non-refundable application fee of $150.
  • Submit one Head of School Recommendation and one Teacher Recommendation (required for grades 6-12). A principal or assistant principal may complete the Head of School Recommendation Form.
  • Provide a copy of the student’s birth certificate.
  • Provide current academic records. We require copies of report cards, including current mid-year grades and last year’s grades, along with a record of standardized testing for the past year from the current school. A Request for Records Form is provided for your convenience below.

Contact Us

If you have further questions, and have already submitted a Request For More Information, please contact a member of our Admissions Team at 954.247.0179.