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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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  • An Innovative, Unmatched Educational Experience

    At North Broward Preparatory School, your child will learn the critical skills needed to thrive in an increasingly global world.


  • Academics

    Learn more about our Academic Plan, Core Values, Rigorous Curriculum and more.

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  • Life in South Florida

    Your child will have extended opportunities to utilize North Broward’s standout academic programs, state-of-the-art facilities and robust curricula, within our engaging and thoughtful learning community.

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  • Developing Creativity & Confidence

    We offer a vibrant Fine Arts education that fosters broad dispositions and skills, especially: creative thinking, connection making, artistic achievement, and a sensitive aesthetic awareness.

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  • Boarding

    The Boarding Program offers students an exceptional global opportunity, first-class education, and a safe home environment.

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  • Find out what's happening.

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  • Get in touch

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Frequently Asked Questions

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What makes North Broward Prep a top private school?

North Broward Preparatory School is an extraordinary community of learners and has been educating, empowering and inspiring day and residential students since 1957. As a top private and boarding school in South Florida, North Broward Preparatory School offers the International Baccalaureate Program that develops students who have excellent breadth and depth of knowledge - students who flourish physically, intellectually, emotionally and ethically for college and beyond.

Where is North Broward Prep located?

The 80 acre North Broward Prep campus is located is nestled between Parkland and Boca Raton in Coconut Creek, Florida.

Does North Broward Prep offer the International Baccalaureate Program?

Yes, North Broward Prep offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program. Known as the gold standard in education, the IB program is ideal for high achieving students who are independent thinkers, knowledgeable and open -minded.

Does North Broward Prep offer personalized learning?

Our teachers strive to support the personal needs of each student and create a personalized learning environment that ensures their success. Our faculty members are committed to life-long learning and professional development and bring new, innovative ideas to the classroom, and nurture and encourage the passions and interests of each student.

Does North Broward Prep offer the Advanced Placement program?

Yes. North Broward Prep offers Advanced Placement, Honors, International Baccalaureate and a variety of electives so students can pursue their passions and interests.

Does North Broward Prep offer small class sizes?

North Broward Prep has small class sizes with the average ratio of 14:1.

Does North Broward Preparatory School offer any special or unique programs?

In addition to a number of electives, North Broward Prep offers special programs through collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT and UNICEF. Our Lighthouse Point Academy also offers specialized classes to students with mild specific learning differences.     

Does North Broward Prep have a STEM program?

North Broward Prep has a STEM program that utilizes the STEAM model that incorporates Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math (STEAM).

Why is the STEAM program such an important part of your curriculum?

Our STEAM program gives students those tools to tackle real-world challenges and develop transferable skills such as flexibility, creativity and communication. In addition, our collaboration with MIT teaches students how to effectively work together and the program fosters their critical thinking skills.

Are North Broward Preparatory School students accepted to top colleges and ivy league universities?

Yes. Each year North Broward Prep’s students are accepted to the top colleges and universities in the country.  North Broward Prep students are also accepted to ivy league colleges and universities each year. In 2020, some of our college acceptances included Brown University, Florida State University,  Harvard College, Emory University, Princeton University and University of Florida. 

When do students begin to work with College Advisor?

Our college advising philosophy is to help our students find a great university that is the best fit for them and their goals. Beginning in their freshman year of High School, our students work with a College Advisor to create a comprehensive, individualized program to help them identify and apply to colleges and universities that match their needs and aspirations.

Does North Broward Prep have strong athletics programs?

Yes, North Broward Prep athletics and sports programs compete in over 14 sports at multiple levels. In addition, we take a holistic approach to wellness and give our students the tools and knowledge that they need to make healthy, personal life choices for a lifetime.

Does North Browrd Prep have athletic facilities?

The Global Wellness Center - a state of the art facility that includes ten academic classrooms, an athletic training center, yoga studios, new gymnasium, multi-purpose wellness rooms and a weight training room - is not only a place for elite athletes. It was designed to create programs, speakers and events that focus on physical and emotional health, mindfulness and stress management, and cultivating a global mindset.

Does North Broward Preparatory School have a good Fine Arts program?

North Broward Prep has an award-winning Fine Arts program. In collaboration with the renowned Juilliard School, our performing arts curriculum sparks creativity and develops confidence in our students setting them up for success in college and beyond.

Does North Broward Prep have a program for serious artist?

Through the Performing Arts Academy, career-minded artists are able to develop the dispositions and skills to achieve their goals beyond North Broward Preparatory School by focusing on artistic excellence, collaboration, venture artistry and creative audience engagement. 

Does North Broward Prep have any programs for students with learning challenges?

Yes. Our Lighthouse Point Academy supports students with learning differences. We recognize that each child learns different and has unique strenghts. Students blossom in this program because of of the very small class sizes, highly qualified staff that teach according to the student’s learning needs. This students learn to advocate for themselves and become confident learners who are successful in college and beyond.