The mission of the Everglades Preparatory Academy is to offer students and parents a non-traditional, smaller, innovative and challenging learning environment to meet the unique and diverse needs of its community.

The goal of Everglades Preparatory Academy is to provide a welcoming, supportive, interactive and technology-rich secondary program that will prepare each student for post-secondary education and a successful career, while providing dropout prevention and academic intervention services through alternative education.


The faculty and staff at Everglades Preparatory Academy will promote its vision for students by continuously striving to meet the following goals:

  • To inspire students’ creativity, enthusiasm and desire to learn by offering a challenging, interactive and technology-rich learning environment.
  • To develop in students a strong confidence in their abilities to reach their goals by assisting them in becoming adequately prepared to enter a college program or career preparation program that will give them opportunities for future employment.
  • To instill in students a sense of responsibility, a concern for the welfare of others and a desire to become contributing members of society by providing them with leadership opportunities, positive mentors and role models by establishing partnerships with community businesses and organizations.