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Town of Surfside September 9, 2013. Marine Academy of Science and Technology: A magnet high school founded on the successful MAST Academy Concept in cooperation with Florida International University.

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Town of surfside september 9 2013

Town of Surfside

September 9, 2013


Town of surfside september 9 2013

  • Marine Academy of Science and Technology:

    • A magnet high school founded on the successful MAST Academy Concept in cooperation with Florida International University.

  • Students and faculty work in conjunction with FIU, their faculty and facilities to create a unique high school experience.

  • Housed at FIU, Biscayne Bay Campus

  • 89 Freshmen, currently enrolled

  • Marine Biology and Environmental Science Focus

Program


Town of surfside september 9 2013

  • Rigorous Honors and Advanced Placement Courses

  • Dynamic face-to-face and blended instruction

  • Online courses through Florida Virtual School (FVS)

  • Community based projects

  • Opportunities for in-house college tours, internships and field trips.

Program


Town of surfside september 9 2013

  • Small school setting

  • College ambiance

  • Dual-enrollment courses @FIU

  • Advanced Academics in a flexible learning environment

  • Career and real world preparation

  • Technology rich learning opportunities.

Partnership with FIU


Town of surfside september 9 2013

  • Currently accommodated in FIU classrooms

  • Site for future permanent building tentatively identified on FIU campus

  • School would serve approximately 1,100 students

  • Students would share some FIU facilities

  • Portable classrooms would serve as transition space during construction

  • Estimated project budget approximately $22M

  • Design/construction timeline: 24 to 30 months

Facilities


Town of surfside september 9 2013

  • School-age children residing in Town of Surfside

  • Approximate number of students, grades 6 through 12, currently attending Miami-Dade County public schools: 311

Demographics


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