Gulliver Schools

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Gulliver Schools
Location
Coral Gables, Florida Pinecrest, Florida, Miami, Florida, USA
Information
Type Private, Independent
Opened 1926 (Gulliver Academy)
1975 (Gulliver Preparatory School)
Grades PreK3 to 12
Campus type Suburban
Color(s) Navy Blue and Gray          
Mascot Raider
Website

Gulliver Schools is a group of private co-educational schools. Its management offices are in Kendall, a census-designated place in Miami-Dade County, Florida.[1][2] Its four campuses are across the county.

Gulliver Academy

Previously the administrative offices were in Coral Gables.[3]

Campuses[edit]

Campuses operated by Gulliver schools include:

Accreditation[edit]

Gulliver is accredited by five agencies: the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS), the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), the Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS), the Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC), and the Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation (CITA). Accreditation, or certification, by these five agencies assure the Gulliver community and the college and university network that Gulliver Schools meets rigorous standards regarding curriculum, teacher credentials, safety, health, governance and finances.

Student life[edit]

More than 2,200 students are enrolled at Gulliver’s four campuses.

Academics[edit]

Gulliver Schools offers honors, International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme, Advanced Placement (AP), work and extracurricular experiences. The average class size at Gulliver is 16 students; the student/teacher ratio is approximately 8-to-1. Sixty percent of Gulliver's administrators and 50 percent of Gulliver teachers hold advanced degrees. Gulliver offers more than 25 AP courses, an internship program, and dual enrollment opportunities at the University of Miami, Florida International University and Miami Dade College.

Gulliver Preparatory awards the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma and has had an overall 96% pass rate over the last decade. Gulliver offers the IB Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) for Middle School students and IB Programme for high school students.

Academic Programs are offered at the Academy and Preparatory campuses. The Academy offers middle school students Gateway to Technology and Gateway to Technology for Girls. The Preparatory Signature Academic Programs include architecture, biomedical sciences, engineering, international business and entrepreneurship and law and litigation.

Notable alumni[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Gulliver's teams have won district, regional, sectional, state runner-up and state championships, as well as numerous conference championships. Gulliver currently competes in the 4A classification. The Miami Herald awarded Gulliver the All Sports Award for having the top program for small schools in Miami-Dade County, and the Florida High School Activities Association ranked Gulliver Schools 2nd in the state in the 2A and 3A classifications dependent upon sport.

The football field was renamed Sean Taylor Memorial Field on September 5, 2009 in honor of the late football player.

FHSAA Team Championships by Sport[edit]

Sport Gender Championships Years Runner-up Years Notes
Baseball 1 2004 2 1998, 2010
Basketball Boys 0 0
Girls 1 2004 0
Cross Country Boys 3 1998, 1999, 2001 0 In 1999, cross-country became the first team to win back-to-back titles in Miami-Dade County
Girls 2 1990, 1997 1 1996
Football 1 2001 1 2008 Team featured Sean Taylor and Buck Ortega
Golf Boys 0 0
Girls 0 0
Lacrosse Boys 0 0
Soccer Boys 6 1992, 1999, 2000, 2006, 2014, 2015 1 2013
Girls 1 2011 4 1997, 1999, 2001, 2013
Softball 6 1998, 2001, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 1 2007
Swimming Boys 1 2016 3 1981, 1982, 1983
Girls 3 2014, 2015, 2016 1 2005
Tennis Boys 9 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 3 2002, 2004, 2012
Girls 6 1994, 1997, 2006, 2007, 2013, 2014 4 1999, 2002, 2003, 2012
Track & Field Boys 0 0
Girls 1 1998 2 2002, 2003
Volleyball Girls 0 0
Water Polo Boys 3 2007, 2012, 2014 3 2001, 2006, 2011
Girls 9 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2013 3 1998, 2000, 2014
Total 51 29

Source: FHSAA.org[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Home page. Gulliver Schools. Retrieved on January 3, 2016. "Executive Office: 9350 South Dixie Highway, 11th Floor Miami, Florida 33156[...]Academy - Marian C. Krutulis Campus: 12595 Red Road Coral Gables, Florida 33156[...]Montgomery Drive Campus: 7500 SW 120 Street Pinecrest, Florida 33156[...]Preparatory School: 6575 North Kendall Drive Pinecrest, Florida 33156[...]Miller Drive Campus: 8000 SW 56 Street Miami, Florida 33155 • 305.274.9535"
  2. ^ "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP (INDEX): Kendall CDP, FL" (Archive). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on June 26, 2015.
  3. ^ "[1]" (Archive). Gulliver Schools. October 9, 2011. Retrieved on January 3, 2016. "1500 San Remo Avenue, Suite 420 Coral Gables, Florida 33146"
  4. ^ "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: Olympia Heights CDP, FL" (Archive). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on January 3, 2015.
  5. ^ http://slipstreamsports.com/team-members/andrew-talansky/
  6. ^ http://www.fhsaa.org/records

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 25°41′21″N 80°18′01″W / 25.689269°N 80.3003294°W / 25.689269; -80.3003294