SKY Academy ~ A Tuition-Free Sarasota Public Charter Middle School
Sky Academy will be collecting donations for the American Heart Association beginning in February and running through the first week of March. Our goal for this year is $5,000! There will be prizes awarded and the top donation collectors will play in a basketball and volleyball game against the faculty! THE DUCKS WILL FINALLY BE HERE, SO LET THE DONATIONS BEGIN!!!!!! More to come later.........!
In 2011, the SKY Family YMCA launched a new, unique charter middle school in Sarasota County, Florida – SKY Academy, which stands for Strength and Knowledge at the YMCA. The Academy’s focus is based on research that proves physical activity builds and conditions the brain for learning. In fact, schools around the nation using this philosophy have shown outstanding results in student achievement, fitness and well being.
As a tuition-free, Sarasota public charter middle school, SKY Academy has the same standards as the other public schools; it’s our approach that makes us unique. Subjects will be studied through the lens of wellness and we use Executive Functioning to help students stay on task. Making healthy and positive choices will become routine for each student. [Read more about Charter Schools]
Whether your child is academically gifted or struggling, physically out of shape or a stellar athlete, his or her potential will sky rocket at SKY Academy. Read more about SKY Academy...
The mission of SKY Academy is to promote pre-adolescent student achievement through a rigorous infusion of wellness and fitness strategies into the learning and mastery of the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards to enable students to live a healthy and productive life.
2014 - 2015 School Year Hours
7:45 AM until 2:40 PM