The South Florida School of Excellence is the first Dade County’s Clinical/Educational, and serves students with several learning special needs such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), processing difficulties, learning disabilities, learning disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, slow maturation or underachievement, including those who are average, at-risk, have disabilities, gifted and Asperger.
The South Florida School of Excellence – General & Special Education – Gifted & Autism Center is a non-profit organization committed to upholding the excellence in education and is the first and only “One Stop Shop” clinical/educational setting of “Multi-Dimensional Model” located in South Florida.
The school’s well-planned structure and caring teachers trained in special education are the key to helping students succeed, preparing them for productive and successful entry into higher education and the workforce. The SFSE is an independent, non-sectarian, and co-educational school for grades Kg through 12th grades, with the capacity of 200 students – Pre K-3 & Pre K-4, (Coming Soon).
Comprehensive services and high-level security
The SFSE campus has 60,746 square feet in size accommodate a logical separation of the facility and outdoor recreational area. Gated school entrance with 24/7 security guard and surveillance cameras are installed inside and outside the facility. Surveillance cameras are installed in the Autism and Special Needs classrooms as well.
The school is dedicated to serving all the educational and social-emotional needs of students, and provides specialized, high-level therapies under one roof such as Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Applied Behavioral Therapy, Physical Therapy, Mental Health Therapy, as well as Psychological Evaluations, Student Case Management Services, Vocational Rehabilitation Training, Nutrition Monitoring, Dental and Vision screenings by Amee Cohen & Associates Pediatrics and other distinguished providers/subcontractors.
The SFSE offers a structured, academically focused classes with high rigor curricula for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), Project Based Learning (PBL) and Community Based Learning (CBL) skills for college readiness. Instructions provide a combination of personalized curriculum from highly qualified special needs instructors and assistive therapies from certified contracted professionals to comprehensively serve the intellectual, physical, and emotional needs of every general and special needs student.
Arts, sports, fun and intense social life
SFES students also have at their disposal a series of extracurricular activities on and off campus such as Environmental Club, Science Fair Club, Publishing Club, Spelling Bee Club, Vocabulary Bee Club, Politician Association Club, College and Career Prep Clubs, Safety Patrols, Student Council, Music, Chorus, Drama, Dance, Gymnastics, Arts, Karate, Soccer Club etc.
The South Florida School of Excellence is located at 3400 NW 135 ST 33054, near Opa Locka Airport.