About This School
Magnet schools are public schools that offer a specialized curriculum or educational philosophy, often with a specific focus or theme. Magnet schools promote student diversity because they are open to students outside the normal school district boundaries and often attract high caliber students through competitive programs. See International Studies Preparatory Academy's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, International Studies Preparatory Academy had 3 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Florida average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
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International Studies Preparatory Academy Reviews
This school definitely has its ups and Downs. I'll start with the positive:It's small, with practically two short hallways of classes;which means it's not a hassle to have to get to class. The international program is pretty good;me myself being in the Spanish program have great teachers. It's also pretty safe; there's no violence however I have seen people smoking (students). Now the downsides. Some teachers simply don't know how to teach; these are their first few years and you're practically left to yourself. Now don't get me wrong, some teachers are AMAZING, and others are the complete opposite. Second, most of the staff/administration don't help you. What I mean by that is if you have a problem with a certain teacher, they kind of just give you a pep talk and don't actually fix the problem. Third, because it's a small school it lacks electives. There's but a few at the time of this writing and you don't really get a lot to choose from. Overall, I feel if you have a similar, older school you should go to that one; where the staff and teachers are more trained and care.