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

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Bring it On

Inspiring tomorrow's artists

The Arts Academy inspires tomorrow’s artists to make a positive impact on the world.  We empower our career-minded artists with the dispositions and skills to achieve their goals beyond North Broward Preparatory School by focusing on artistic excellence; collaboration; venture artistry; and creative engagement with today’s audiences.

Arts Academy students train with professionals from our diverse faculty and staff to guest artists from top arts organizations.  We offer pathways in visual art, dance, music, media arts, theatre, and interdisciplinary arts. In addition to their academic schedule, students hone their skills and develop their unique artistic voice through their core arts classes (12 credits) and afterschool performances, productions, and competitions.

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Pathways in Visual Arts, Theatre, Dance, Media Arts, Music, and Interdisciplinary Arts.

Preparing the artists of the future for success at conservatory, university, and professionally. 

Preparing for success

  • Excellence
    • Artistry - technique, understanding, knowledge, and creativity
    • Collaboration - promoting cross disciplinary project-based learning
  • Venture Artistry ™
    • Entrepreneurship - fostering innovation and leadership
    • Community - engaging with audiences and artists in unique meaningful ways


Flexible Graduation Requirements

The Arts Academy is ideal for artists who want to spend more time engaged in their arts (during and after school).

The Arts Academy graduation requirements offer flexibility to our career-minded young artists.  While working toward the 28 credit NBPS Arts Academy diploma, students will complete:

  • 4 credits in English
  • 3 credits of Math (Algebra I and beyond)
  • 2 credits of Science (Biology, Chemistry/Physics)
  • 2 credits of Social Science core subjects
  • 2 credits of World Language in the same language completed sequentially in high school.*
  • 3 additional academic credits in any of the departments above.
  • 12 credits in Fine Arts as determined by major
  • After school participation as determined by major
  • 100 hours of documented community service through the arts.
* An international student who holds a foreign VISA and whose first language is not English are not required to take World Language courses for graduation.  English courses fulfill the foreign language requirement for non-native English speakers.

Individual pathways

Artist chart their own course within a structure that supports success.

During the school day

  • Technique /performance classes.
  • Artistry/history/theory classes
  • Arts electives
  • Private lessons
  • Advisory (personal branding/ venture artistry)


After school / weekends

  • Productions, performances, community engagement
  • Yearly projects