North Broward Preparatory School

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North Broward Prep
Address
7600 Lyons Road
Coconut Creek, Florida, 33073
 United States
Information
Type Private, Co-ed
Motto Discere, Ducere, Spirare, Amare
Established 1957
Founder Dr. James Montgomery
Oversight Meritas
Headmaster Elise Ecoff
Grades Pre-K-12
Enrollment 1400
Campus size 80+ acres
Color(s) Blue and Gold         
Athletics conference FHSAA; Class: 2B-Dist: 7
Team name Eagles
Accreditation FCIS, SACS
Publication "InMotion"
Yearbook "The Talon"
HS Principal James C. Otis
MS Principal Patrice Rogers
LS Principal Kathleen Malanowski
Athletic Director Michael Ostrowski
Fine Arts Director Chris Petruzzi
Website

North Broward Preparatory School (NBPS) is an accredited, college-preparatory, independent, non-sectarian school serving families of the pre-kindergarten through high school age groups in the Palm Beach and Broward counties of Southern Florida. Originally located in Lighthouse Point, FL, the school was founded in 1957 by Dr. James Montgomery. In the summer of 2004, over forty years later, NBPS relocated its Lighthouse Point campus to its current campus in Coconut Creek, FL. The Coconut Creek college style campus of nearly 80 acres (0.32 km2) consists of an upper, middle and lower school. Elise Ecoff currently serves as the school's headmaster.

There are approximately 1,400 students presently enrolled at NBPS.

History[edit]

The school was established in 1957 in Lighthouse Point. The school has grown to include grades Pre-K3 through 12. The boarding program has also expanded to include approximately 200 students.The school does not discriminate against any religion and everyone is free to join.[1]

Accreditation[edit]

  • The Florida Council Of Independent Schools (FCIS)
  • Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)

Membership[edit]

  • Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS)

Academics[edit]

Note: All IB Standard Level (SL) courses are considered Honors-level courses. All IB Higher Level (HL) courses are considered Accelerated courses.

9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) I ESOL II ESOL III ESOL IV*
English I English II English III English IV
English I Honors English II Honors IB English SL (Year One) IB English SL (Year Two)
English I Honors English II Honors IB English HL with AP English Language (Year One) IB English HL with AP English Language (Year Two)

Students who surpass ESOL IV take IB English B (four years of English, regardless of level, are required at North Broward Preparatory Schools).

9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
LPA Spanish 1A LPA Spanish 1B LPA Spanish 2A LPA Spanish 2B`
Spanish or French I Spanish or French 69 Spanish or French III Spanish or French IV
Spanish or French I Spanish or French II Honors Spanish or French III Honors Spanish or French IV Honors or IB Language Year 1 or AP Language
Spanish or French II Spanish or French III Spanish or French IV Spanish V
Spanish II Honors Spanish III Honors Spanish IV Honors or IB Language Year 1 IB Language Year 1 or IB Language Year 2 or AP Language
Spanish III Honors Spanish IV Honors or IB Language Year 1 IB Language Year 69 or IB Language Year 2 or AP Language IB Language Year 2 or AP Literature (for students who have taken AP Language in Spanish first)

Note: Instructors and students equally choose whether to take IB or AP world language courses. If instructors and students choose to take IB, they also choose whether for the course to be a Standard-level course or a Higher-level course.

Native speakers of German may take IB German A-69-1 Standard Level, a German literature course.

9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
Human Geography World History 20th Century History 1 20th Century History 2
Human Geography Honors World History Honors IB History SL Year 1 IB History SL Year 1
AP Human Geography AP World History IB History HL Year 1 IB History HL Year 1
AP Human Geography AP World History AP American History AP Comparative Politics and Government

Athletics[edit]

The school is a member of the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) which promotes, directs, supervises, and regulates all interscholastic high school athletic events in the State of Florida. North Broward's athletic teams are nicknamed the Eagles.

The North Broward Hockey team is coached by former NHL player Peter Worrell.

On August 16, 2013 North Broward announced that Casey Powell would be the new Director of Lacrosse/Head Coach. As Director of Lacrosse, Powell will supervise all levels of the boys' and girls' programs. [2]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our History." North Broward Preparatory School. Retrieved on 26 February 2012.
  2. ^ http://www.nbps.org/podium/default.aspx?t=204&nid=862688

External links[edit]