The King's Academy (West Palm Beach, Florida)
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|The King's Academy|
8401 Belvedere Road
|Type||College Preparatory, Private|
|Motto||Fiat Lux ("Let There be Light")|
|President||Randal L. Martin, MAc, CPA|
|Chairman||Steven T. Rasmussen|
|Principals||Jennifer Ceppo, Adam Miller|
|Headmaster||Douglas Raines, EdD|
|Age||1 to 18|
|Color(s)||Red, White and Royal Blue|
|Athletics||FHSAA / SFC (Football)|
|Accreditation||SACS, AdvancED, ACSI, FACCS|
The King's Academy is a National Blue Ribbon, college-preparatory, Christian preschool, elementary, and secondary school located in West Palm Beach, Florida. The school serves families with students from age one to twelfth grade on campuses located in Palm Beach County. Established in 1970, it is run by an independent board of governors.
- 1 History
- 2 Academic profile
- 3 Athletics
- 4 The Smith Family Conservatory of the Arts
- 5 Notable alumni
- 6 Notable faculty
- 7 Campus
- 8 Online learning
- 9 Publications
- 10 References
- 11 External links
The King's Academy was founded by a group of Christian business leaders in August 1970 and opened on the campus of Belvedere Baptist Church in West Palm Beach, Florida. In 1971, the school purchased a 20-acre campus on Cherry Road where it remained until the 2004 school year. In August 2005, The King's Academy moved to its current 60 acre location at Belvedere Road and Sansbury's Way in Palm Beach County, Florida. In 2010, the school opened a second high school location on Caribbean Avenue in Clewiston, Florida. In 2017, this high school was sold to Clewiston Christian School.
Since 1970, four presidents have overseen the day-to-day operations of the school: Kye Harris (1970–74), M. Nelson Loveland (1974–99), Jeffrey M. Loveland (1999–2016), and Randal L. Martin (2016–present). Since the school's inception, seven chairs of the board of governors have served: M. Nelson Loveland (1970–74), Lloyd Prouty (1974-75), Stanley F. Frederick (1975–87), Gene Martin (1987–93), David Fiebig (1993-2006), Clyde S. Meckstroth (2006–2019), and Steven T. Rasmussen (2019-present).
National awards and recognition
The King's Academy has received a number of national honors, including:
1986: The school received national recognition for excellence in education from President Ronald Reagan and U.S. Secretary of Education William Bennett as one of the top 60 private schools in the country.
1988: The band performed at the White House during President Ronald Reagan's term.
2000: The school's fine arts students performed the world amateur premiere of Disney's Beauty and the Beast.
2007: Christian school researcher Dr. Gene Frost cited the school as one of the seven best Christian schools in America in his book, Learning from the Best: Growing Greatness in the Christian School.
2014: Dr. Frost reiterated the school's top seven national ranking.
2014: Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education for President Barack Obama, named the school a National Blue Ribbon School as an Exemplary High Performing School; one of 50 private schools to receive the honor.
2016: The school's musical theatre program was named one of the nation's five best by the American High School Theatre Festival, winning the award for its performance of "Jekyll & Hyde."
2016: The school's boys golf team won a national championship at the Antigua National High School Golf Invitational in Scottsdale, Arizona; defeating the Utah state champion team by 11 strokes, the Arizona champion by 15 strokes, and the Illinois winner by 25 strokes.
2017: The school's competitive cheerleading team earned National Grand Champion honors, defeating all teams, at the Fellowship of Christian Cheerleaders ("FCC") National Championships in Orlando, Florida.
2017: For a second time, the school's musical theatre program was named one of the nation's five best by the American High School Theatre Festival, winning the award for its performance of "Les Miserables."
2018: The school's competitive cheerleading team earned National Grand Champion honors for a second time, defeating all teams, at the Fellowship of Christian Cheerleaders ("FCC") National Championships in Orlando, Florida.
2019: The school's competitive cheerleading team earned National Grand Champion honors for a third time, defeating all teams, at the Fellowship of Christian Cheerleaders ("FCC") National Championships in Orlando, Florida.
The King's Academy offers a college preparatory program for students from preschool to 12th grade. The King's Academy is fully accredited by four accrediting bodies: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, AdvancED, the Association of Christian Schools International and the Florida Association of Christian Colleges and Schools. The school's most recent re-accreditation study was completed in 2013 and resulted in an extension of the school's accreditation through 2018.
The King's Academy's secondary school educates students from 7th to 12th grade. On average, 99% of The King's Academy's graduates enter college, with 96% of graduates matriculating into a four-year university or college. Other graduates commit to service in the United States military branches. The King's Academy offers 22 Advanced Placement courses and 21 hours of dual enrollment credits in partnership with Palm Beach Atlantic University. In 2017, the school's senior class (121 graduates) received college scholarships worth $7.3 million. Recent graduates of the school have been accepted by selective universities including Harvard University, Yale University, Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Princeton University, University of Pennsylvania, Air Force Academy, Duke University, Florida State University, Georgetown University, University of North Carolina, New York University, University of Florida, and Vanderbilt University.
Business Magnet Program
In 2013, the school established a business track for high school students. Business-minded students can earn a certificate of completion by taking electives in American entrepreneurship, economics, ethics, foreign language, marketing and statistics; while being a member of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA-PBL).
STEM Magnet Program
In 2015, the school established a STEM magnet program for high school and elementary students, offering an academically-rigorous science, technology, engineering and math curriculum. Students that complete the STEM track receive a certificate of completion.
DiMino Engineering Magnet Program
In 2018, Frank DiMino gifted $1 million to endow the school’s engineering track; thus establishing the DiMino Engineering Program.
O'Keeffe Pre-Law Magnet Program
In 2016, the school established a pre-law track for high school students. Students interested in the field of law can earn a certificate of completion by taking six electives in law-related classes including Introduction to Law, Constitutional Law, Business Law I and II, Criminal Law, and Oral & Written Advocacy. In 2018, the Esther B. O'Keeffe Foundation donated $1 million to the Pre-Law Program, and King's named the program after the foundation.
Sports Medicine Magnet Program
In 2017, the school established a sports medicine track for high school students. Students interested in the field of athletic training can earn a certificate of completion by taking five electives in sports medicine-related classes including First Aid & Safety, Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries, Health Explorations I Honors, Health Explorations II Honors, and Anatomy and Physiology Honors.
Christian Ministry Magnet Program
In 2017, the school established a christian ministry track for high school students. Students interested in a future career in ministry can earn a certificate of completion by enrolling and successfully completing three advanced biblical electives including Interpreting the Bible, Introduction to Christian Ministry, and Evangelism and Apologetics.
Computer Science Magnet Program
In 2018, the school established a computer science designation for students in grades nine to twelve. Students inspired to study the subject can complete the courses of Computer Programming, Web Design, and AP Computer Principals in order to receive the distinction.
The King's Academy's elementary school educates students from pre-Kindergarten to 6th grade. The school's elementary students’ average scores ranked in the top 15 percent of private schools nationally for 2013 and 2014 academic standardized testing; qualifying the school as a Blue Ribbon Elementary School according to the U.S. Department of Education. As a result, the school was named a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School. In addition to academic subjects, the School's elementary program provides instruction in art, band, cognitive development, Latin, music appreciation, physical education, Spanish, science laboratory, technology and vocal music. Optional after-school extracurricular activities are offered for athletic and fine arts development.
The King's Academy's Lions athletics program competes in the following sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Swimming, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track & Field, and Volleyball.
As a full member of the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA), the school fields approximately 50 boys and girls teams in 23 FHSAA-sanctioned varsity sports. In 2014, The King's Academy joined the independent Southeastern Football Conference for football only.
In 1992, The King's Academy's baseball team defeated Tallahassee Maclay for the school's first Florida state championship, and won another state title in 2001. The King's Academy volleyball team won the Florida state title in 1993, in 1994, and again in 2006. The King's Academy competitive cheerleading team won five consecutive FHSAA state championships from 2010 to 2014 and a sixth in 2019.
In 2016, The King's Academy's boys' golf team won the school's first national championship at the Antigua National High School Golf Invitational in Scottsdale, Arizona. The school's competitive cheerleading team earned National Grand Champion and FHSAA Public School Champion honors at the 2017 and 2018 FCC National Championships in Orlando, Florida.
In all, varsity teams competing for The King's Academy have won 124 FHSAA district championships, 42 FHSAA regional titles, 3 football conference titles, 1 Palm Beach County championship, 11 FHSAA state championships, and 5 national championships:
|Sport||District Titles||Regional/Conference/County Titles||Final Fours||State/National Titles|
|Baseball||1975, 1977–78, 1983, 1992, 1998-2001, 2003, 2012–13||1992, 1997, 2001||1992, 1997, 2001||1992, 2001|
|Basketball (Boys)||1977-86, 1988–90||1978, 1982–84, 1986, 1989||1983, 1986|
|Basketball (Girls)||1976-78, 1980, 1984–88, 1990, 1993–95, 2008–09, 2013||1976-78, 1984, 1990, 1993|
|Cheerleading||2002-04(^), 2014(^), 2015, 2017, 2019||2009(**), 2010–15, 2017-18(**), 2019||2010-14, 2017-20(*), 2019|
|Cross Country (Boys)||2011, 2016–18||2018-19||2019|
|Cross Country (Girls)||2012-14, 2016–18||2019|
|Football||1976, 2004–05||2016-18(^^), 2018||1996, 2018(**)|
|Golf (Boys)||2013-14, 2016–17||2015||2016(*)|
|Lacrosse (Girls)||2017, 2019|
|Soccer (Boys)||2012-13, 2019|
|Soccer (Girls)||1998-2000, 2007–12||2009||2009|
|Softball||1988-89, 1993, 1995, 1997-2001, 2012–13||1993, 1998, 2012–13||1993(**), 1998(**), 2012–13|
|Swimming (Boys)||2019||2019(^^^), 2019|
|Track (Boys)||1980, 1990, 2001, 2009–12, 2017–18||2018|
|Track (Girls)||1980-81, 1984, 1987–90, 2011, 2013, 2016, 2018||2006, 2018||2006(**)|
|Volleyball||1977-78, 1984, 1992–94, 1996, 2000–02, 2005–08, 2015, 2017||1977-78, 1984, 1992–94, 2000, 2002, 2006–07||1993-94, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2007(**)||1993-94, 2006|
(*) National title. (**) State runner-up. (^) FCC Division championship. (^^) Southeastern Football Conference championship. (^^^) Palm Beach County championship.
While competing for The King's Academy, student-athletes have won 27 individual state and national athletic titles in track, swimming, and golf:
|1988||Zoboke Lehtinen||Track (Boys)||Shot Put||46-6 |
|2001||Kathryn Hallquist||Swimming (Girls)||100y Backstroke||57.55 |
|2001||Kathryn Hallquist||Swimming (Girls)||100y Butterfly||57.08 |
|2003||Danielle Bradley||Track (Girls)||800m||2:18.20 |
|2003||Hailey (Mercer) Neal||Track (Girls)||1600m||5:06.86 |
|2004||Danielle Bradley||Track (Girls)||800m||2:15.72 |
|2005||Danielle Bradley||Track (Girls)||800m||2:13.08 |
|2005||Danielle Bradley, Hailey (Mercer) Neal, Hillary (Mercer) Neal, Amanda Jenkins||Track (Girls)||4x800m Relay||9:35.42 |
|2005||Hailey (Mercer) Neal||Track (Girls)||1600m||5:11.29 |
|2005||Hailey (Mercer) Neal||Track (Girls)||3200m||11:09.40 |
|2006||Danielle Bradley||Track (Girls)||800m||2:15.19 |
|2006||Danielle Bradley, Hailey Neal, Hillary Neal, Gilda Doria||Track (Girls)||4x800m Relay||9:36.77 |
|2006||Hailey Neal||Track (Girls)||1600m||5:03.87 |
|2007||Vincent Mercurio||Track (Boys)||Shot Put||53-5 1/4 |
|2007||Hillary Neal||Track (Girls)||800m||2:15.72 |
|2007||Hillary Neal||Track (Girls)||1600m||4:57.16 |
|2008||Vincent Mercurio||Track (Boys)||Shot Put||55-7 |
|2008||Ian Williams, Bryan Carpenter, Henry Cabrera, Burk Hedrick||Track (Boys)||4x400m Relay||3:24.99 |
|2009||Ian Williams||Track (Boys)||200m||22.41 |
|2009||Ian Williams, Bryan Carpenter, Dallas Herrmann, Ricky Roy||Track (Boys)||4x100m Relay||43.37 |
|2010||Jamaal Wallace||Track (Boys)||Discus||156-4 |
|2010||Ian Williams||Track (Boys)||200m||22.15 |
|2013||Daysi Wilkinson, Payton Campbell, Katie Wentz, Emily Cohen||Track (Girls)||4x400m Relay||4:03.14 |
|2015||Andrew Kozan||Golf (Boys)||FHSAA State Golf Championship||141 (-3) |
|2016||Andrew Kozan (*)||Golf (Boys)||Antigua National H.S. Golf Invitational||137 (-7) |
|2017||Justin Bridgewater||Track (Boys)||800m||1.55.11 |
|2018||Joshua Zuchowski||Swimming (Boys)||100y Backstroke||49.20|
(*) National champion.
The King's Academy's football, soccer and lacrosse teams play home games on campus at Kahlert Stadium, a lighted, natural turf facility with seating for 1,500 fans. Lion and Lady Lion volleyball and basketball teams compete in the M. Nelson Loveland Athletic Center's gymnasium, which houses a game court and two practice courts and has seating for 800 spectators. The School's property also contains lighted baseball and softball fields, a track and field facility with seating for 300, six competition tennis courts and a USATF certified 5-K cross-country course. In 2015, the school built the Full-Page Aquatic Center, comprising a 25-meter competition swimming pool and pool house, for use by its swimming teams.
On-campus athletic training facilities include a field house with weight and athletic training rooms, a covered basketball and volleyball pavilion, a golf practice facility, and three prescription athletic turf practice fields (football, multi-purpose and lacrosse). In all, The King's Academy maintains 15 acres of natural turf fields for its athletic program.
The Smith Family Conservatory of the Arts
The King's Academy offers a comprehensive arts education to its preschool through high school students. Students perform in Broadway-style musicals, His People and His Voice choirs, jazz, concert and marching bands, percussion, strings and dance ensembles, visual arts, broadcasting, film and digital arts, and stagecraft. They can also earn diploma distinctions in theatre arts, instrumental arts, vocal arts, dance arts, visual arts, and digital arts. In 2016 and 2017, the school's conservatory program was ranked in the top five schools nationally by the American High School Theatre Festival.
Pre-kindergarten through third grade students are taught music theory and receive beginning vocal training. They also participate in basic visual art classes.
Students in fourth through eighth grade are given the opportunity to enroll and perform in theatre arts, instrumental arts including piano laboratory, vocal arts and dance arts classes and shows.
In April 2013, the school's students performed the world premiere of Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame (an English adaptation of the German-language musical Der Glöckner von Notre Dame). This performance was made in collaboration with Walt Disney Executive Studios. After viewing the performance, Disney executive Brian Turwilliger commented, "The story was so beautifully crafted and displayed in new and fresh ways." He explained that Disney will now offer The Hunchback of Notre Dame to be performed at other schools and amateur theaters, as it did with Beauty and the Beast after another Disney-The King's Academy collaboration in 2000 resulted in the world amateur stage premiere of the musical.
In 2015, the school's production of The Sound of Music was featured on an episode of ABC News' 20/20. The school's production of Jekyll & Hyde earned a 2016 top high school musical theatre program award from the American High School Theatre Festival and an invitation to perform Les Misérables at the 2017 Fringe Festival in London, England and Edinburgh, Scotland. In 2017, the school earned a second top theatre program award for its productions of "Les Miserables" and "Funny Girl." In 2018, the school premiered the nation's first high school production of Disney's Newsies (the musical).
Other recent stage productions have included:
The King's Academy offers instrumental classes for elementary students starting with beginning band in 5th grade and intermediate band in 6th grade. Secondary students may choose to continue their studies in the school's concert and symphonic bands. The King's Academy also offers classes in woodwinds, percussion and strings.
The King's Regiment
The school's marching and parade band, The King's Regiment (formerly known as the Marching Lions) is a 3-time state runner-up (2008, 2010 and 2012) in Class A at the Florida Marching Band Championships. In 2013, the Marching Lions finished 10th in the nation (Class A) at the Bands of America's Grand National Championships, held at Indianapolis' Lucas Oil Stadium.
Recent performances by The King's Regiment have included:
|Season||Band Trip||Performance Venues|
|2016||Boston, Massachusetts||Marlins Stadium, Walt Disney World, FIU Stadium, Kahlert Stadium|
|2017||Marlins Stadium, Walt Disney World, American Airlines Arena for the Miami Heat, Kahlert Stadium|
Prior performances by the Marching Lions included:
|Season||Show Title||Composer||Championship Ranking|
|2004||The Chase||Bill Chase||3rd, Class A (Florida)|
|2005||Cirque du Magique||music of La Nouba||3rd, Class A (Florida)|
|2006||Bon Voyage||Joseph Curiale||3rd, Class A (Bands of America Regionals)|
|2007||Amazonian Rainforest||Key Poulan||4th, Class A (Florida)|
|2008||Groove||Michael Pote||2nd, Class A (Florida)|
|2009||Aquasonic||Andrew Yozviak||9th, Class A (Florida)|
|2010||Classic Schizophrenia||Key Poulan||2nd, Class A (Florida)|
|2011||Transformed||Key Poulan||8th, Class A (Florida)|
|2012||Pyramids of Egypt||Gary P. Gilroy||2nd, Class A (Florida)|
|2013||A Pirate's Life||Gary P. Gilroy||10th, Class A (Bands of America Grand Nationals)|
|2014||My Many Colored Days||Richard Einhorn||4th, Class A (Florida)|
|2015||At The Crossroads||David Skinner & William Smith||3rd, Class A (Florida)|
- A 2007 graduate of the school, Emmanuel Lamur played linebacker in the National Football League for the Cincinnati Bengals and Minnesota Vikings., and currently plays for the Oakland Raiders. He played college football at Kansas State University. His twin brother Sammuel Lamur '07 also graduated from The King's Academy, played at Kansas State and is a quarterback for the Tampa Bay Storm in the Arena Football League.
- Heath Evans, graduated from King's in '97 and is a former NFL player and NFL Network host. He played at Auburn University, and drafted in 2001 to the Seattle Seahawks. Evans then signed with the Miami Dolphins in the spring of 2005. Not long into the season, the New England Patriots signed Evans for the remainder of the 2005 season. An unrestricted free agent in the 2009 offseason, Evans was signed by the New Orleans Saints on March 5 and earned his Super Bowl ring. He retired in August 2011 and joined the NFL Network until 2018.
- Lauren Jelencovich graduated from The King's Academy in 2003 and is a professional soprano singer.
- Colt Morton graduated from The King's Academy in 2000 and was a Major League Baseball catcher for the San Diego Padres. He played college baseball at North Carolina State University.
- Rachel Rossin graduated from The King's Academy in 2005. She studied graphic design and art history at Florida State University, where she also founded The Greenhouse Project to benefit Uganda's Greenhouse Orphanage. She is a multimedia artist who works in oil painting, installation, and digital programming (CAD and virtual reality). Rossin is a virtual reality fellow in residence at New Inc., New Museum's art incubator. Recent solo exhibits of her work have been held at Elliott Levenglick Gallery, New York; Signal, Brooklyn; Spring/Break Art Show, New York; Schoolhouse Projects with Ideas City, New York; and the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, Jacksonville, Florida. Her virtual reality work was reviewed in the New York Times.
- Emin Toro, is an American Lawyer and a nominee to be a U.S. Tax Court Judge. After graduating from King's in '93, he went to the honors program at Palm Beach Atlantic University and then to law school at the University of North Carolina. Following law school, Toro clerked for Judge Karen L. Henderson of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and Associate Justice Clarence Thomas of the Supreme Court of the United States. Toro is a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel. He currently is a partner at Covington & Burling.
- Keith Allen is a pre-engineering and mathematics teacher at the school. He also is The King's Academy's head football coach. Previously, Mr. Allen coached college football at Oklahoma, Texas Christian, San Jose State, and was head football coach at Southwest Baptist University for six seasons, still holding the school record for most wins. At King's he led the team to back-to-back South Florida Conference Championships in 2016 and 2017. In 2016, he received the Florida Dairy Farmers' Football Coach of the Year award for independent schools.
- Brad Wilkerson is the school's varsity baseball coach. Previously, Mr. Wilkerson was a Major League Baseball outfielder and first baseman with the Montreal Expos, Texas Rangers, Seattle Mariners, and Toronto Blue Jays. He was named 2002 MLB Rookie of the Year by the Sporting News and won an Olympic gold medal for USA Baseball at the 2000 Sydney games. Mr. Wilkerson played college baseball at the University of Florida and was inducted into the National College Baseball Hall of Fame in 2012. In 2014, he was named National Volunteer Coach of the Year by USA Baseball.
The King's Academy is located on approximately 60 acres at the northeast corner of Belvedere Road and Sansbury's Way in Palm Beach County, Florida. Most of the campus was constructed in 2005 and consists of 16 buildings (Lower Elementary, Administration, Upper Elementary, High School Administration, High School Science, High School Education, M. Nelson Loveland Athletic Center, Elementary Music, Cafeteria, Rosemary Beaumont Library, Field House, Bus Garage/Maintenance, Events Center (completed in 2012), Full-Page Aquatic Center (completed in 2015), Page Family Center for Performing Arts (completed in 2017), and Boswell Science & Technology Center (completed in 2018)) encompassing approximately 225,000 square feet.
The school also operates The King's Academy Preschool at remote locations in Boynton Beach, Greenacres, Loxahatchee, Palm Beach Gardens, and Royal Palm Beach, Florida; at the Boynton Beach Community Church, Church in the Palms’ Community Center, Trinity West Church, Cross Community Church, and Connect Church of Royal Palm, respectively.
In 2010, The King's Academy established an internet-based school for middle and high school students called The King's Academy Online. The online program offers approximately 140 courses, with advanced placement courses and dual enrollment credits from Christian institutions including Indiana Wesleyan University and Taylor University.
During the 2012-13 school year, two of The King's Academy Online's students, in 6th and 8th grades respectively, completed a 67,000 mile trip to all 50 American states and five of 10 Canadian provinces while enrolled. Their accomplishment was featured on the Today show.
The King's Academy publishes student-produced elementary (EL) and high school (HS) yearbooks (both named The Sceptre) annually, monthly student-written newspapers (Roar, formerly The Lion Ledger and The Scroll) and semi-annual magazines (The Chronicle). During the school year, the school also issues a weekly online edition of TKA E-News.
Recent yearbooks have included:
|2018EL||RADIANT||Dan McDonald, 6th Grade Teacher||148 (full color)|
|2018HS||BEYOND MEASURE||Tammy Richardson, Department of Mathematics Chair and Teacher||302 (full color)|
|2017EL||MORE COLORFUL TOGETHER||Bunny Crocetti, Receptionist||144 (full color)|
|2017HS||CONSTANT CHANGE||Jennifer Arrington, Science Teacher||268 (full color)|
|2016EL||HIDE & SEEK||Deborah Lopez, Housekeeping||148 (full color)|
|2016HS||RELENTLESS||Jim & Michelle Kolar, Asst. Principal & Dir. of Student Life||302 (full color)|
From the school's inception to 2015, its yearbooks were as follows:
|Year||Title||Dedicated To||Pages||Year||Title||Dedicated To||Pages|
|1971||SCEPTRE- Volume I||William H. Vimont, Founding Headmaster||58 (8 color)||2000||YESTERDAY, TODAY, AND FOREVER||Mary Anderson, Spanish Teacher (2nd Dedication)||296 (68 color)|
|1972||SCEPTRE- Volume II||Kye Harris, Founding President||77 (4 color)||2001||ONE FOCUS||Jeffrey M. Loveland, President||314 (98 color)|
|1973||SCEPTRE- Volume III||Robert C. Brooks, Assistant Headmaster||109 (14 color)||2002||FOR FUTURE REFERENCE||United States of America||306 (82 color)|
|1974||SCEPTRE- Volume IV||David A. Frazier, History Teacher||145 (8 color)||2003||THE TIME IS NOW||Shannan Kiedis, Choral Assistant||292 (116 color)|
|1975||SCEPTRE- Volume V||M. Nelson Loveland, President||175 (8 color)||2004EL||STAND OUT||Jon Otto, Elementary Principal||124 (full color)|
|1976||GOD BLESS AMERICA||TKA Board of Governors||159 (14 color)||2004HS||STAND OUT||Andreana Wisniewski, High School Dean (2nd Ded)||232 (96 color)|
|1977||SCEPTRE- Volume VII||Paul A. Tatham, Executive Vice President||169 (16 color)||2005EL||OLD SCHOOL||Retta Calcutt, Second Grade Teacher||128 (full color)|
|1978||SCEPTRE- Volume VIII||Stanley Frederick, Board of Governors Chairman||197 (17 color)||2005HS||OLD SCHOOL||Catherine Hilliard, Receptionist||227 (116 color)|
|1979||MEMORIES||Tom Mossop, Director of Operations||185 (17 color)||2006EL||BLUEPRINTS TO FOOTPRINTS||Sharon Caldwell, Elementary Dean||103 (full color)|
|1980||WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN||Richard Harrington, High School Counselor||186 (17 color)||2006HS||BLUEPRINTS TO FOOTPRINTS||David Snyder, Choral & Artistic Director||240 (65 color)|
|1981||ONCE UPON A YEAR||Jon Roncase, Athletic Director||189 (17 color)||2007EL||LEAVE YOUR MARK||Carolyn Slade, Sixth Grade Teacher||111 (full color)|
|1982||SCEPTRE- Volume XII||Caroline Sigmon, High School Counselor||191 (16 color)||2007HS||STAR QUALITY||Douglas Raines, History Teacher||256 (b&w/color)|
|1983||SCEPTRE- Volume XIII||Mary Anderson, Spanish Teacher||179 (15 color)||2008EL||BETTER TOGETHER||Anthony & Laurie Campbell, Elem Coord & Acad Support||110 (full color)|
|1984||SCEPTRE- Volume XIV||Andreana Wisniewski, Science Teacher||208 (16 color)||2008HS||BETTER TOGETHER||Anthony & Laurie Campbell, Elem Coord & Acad Support||248 (full color)|
|1985||SCEPTRE- Volume XV||Mary Purdie, Elementary Principal||208 (16 color)||2009EL||I LIVE||Paula DeJesus, School Nurse||113 (full color)|
|1986||THE YEAR IN PICTURES||Oliver Steele, High School Principal||240 (16 color)||2009HS||BECOMING THE ARCHETYPE||Andy Camizzi, Art Teacher||272 (full color)|
|1987||LET THERE BE LIGHT||Cecil Walker, History Teacher||235 (16 color)||2010EL||BREAKING FREE||Jean Albert, Elementary Assistant Principal||139 (full color)|
|1988||A TOUCH OF CLASS||Gary Slade, Physical Education Teacher||231 (49 color)||2010HS||inTENse||Bob & Fatima Silva, Spanish & Latin Teachers||280 (full color)|
|1989||SCRAP THE ‘80s||Wilbur Mundt, Janitor||239 (b&w/color)||2011EL||WHAT REALLY COUNTS||Bev Hodel, Elementary Assistant Principal||140 (full color)|
|1990||GENUINE LION||M. Nelson Loveland, President (2nd Dedication)||215 (b&w/color)||2011HS||ONE SCHOOL||David Linder, Security||252 (full color)|
|1991||MORE THAN JUST A NUMBER||Jean Frazier, Elementary Supervisor||225 (b&w/color)||2012EL||LINKED||Greg Dulkowski, Elementary Physical Education Teacher||144 (full color)|
|1992||A SHARPER IMAGE||Cecil Walker, History Teacher (2nd Dedication)||247 (b&w/color)||2012HS||THRIVE||Randal & Heidi Martin, VP, CFO & Mathematics Teacher||288 (full color)|
|1993||RECYCLE THE TIMES||Robert Fletcher, Bible & Economics Teacher||251 (b&w/color)||2013EL||HOW WE GET THERE||Kim Phillips, Fourth Grade Teacher||147 (full color)|
|1994||ETCHED IN STONE||Jeff Gentry, English Teacher||261 (b&w/color)||2013HS||AND LIFTED UP||Nancy Stack, English Teacher||279 (full color)|
|1995||ONCE UPON OUR TIME||M. Nelson (3rd Ded) & Jane Loveland, Pres & Asst||272 (b&w/color)||2014EL||SMALL CHANGE||Robin Wentz, Transportation Coordinator||160 (full color)|
|1996||THE BIG PICTURE||Delia Albee, First Grade Teacher||271 (b&w/color)||2014HS||MAKE YOURSELF CLEAR||Anne Spell, Business Teacher||291 (full color)|
|1997||ATTITUDE IS EVERYTHING||Karen Moore, Receptionist||273 (b&w/color)||2015EL||TAKE YOUR TURN||Robin Phillips, Elementary Vocal Music Teacher||144 (full color)|
|1998||OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE NEW||Carol Lynne Hirsh, Cafeteria Manager||284 (b&w/color)||2015HS||BIGGER & BETTER||Sonya Jones, High School Principal||284 (full color)|
|1999||SAVING THE BEST FOR LAST||Chris Huether, Bible Teacher||310 (b&w/color)|
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- "Roar: The Student News Site of The King's Academy". Retrieved 11 December 2016.
- "The King's Academy History Page". Retrieved 4 February 2014.
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- "Palm Beach County archives" (PDF). Retrieved 4 February 2014.
- "King's Academy to open Clewiston satellite campus".
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- "King's Academy Recognized By National Program's Award".
- "Palm Beach Post: The King's Academy Returns for Encore (January 17, 1989)". Retrieved 1 January 2017.
- "TKA Production of Hunchback a Success".
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