Palm Glades Preparatory Academy is A Proud
Member of the Charter School Associates' Family of Schools

Meet Our Principal

Ms. Aishia McQueen has been appointed as Principal of Palm Glades Preparatory Academy in Miami, Florida.  Ms. McQueen was formerly the Assistant Principal at Palm Glades Academy's sister school, Everglades Preparatory Academy and Everglades Preparatory Academy High School.  Before operating as an administrator with Charter School Associates, Ms. McQueen was a Curriculum Support Specialist for Miami-Dade County Public Schools.  Ms. McQueen further honed her leadership and instructional skills by serving as a High School Reading Teacher, High School Language Arts Department Chair, High School Literacy Coach and High School Administrator between 2005 and 2017.

OUR MISSION

The mission of Palm Glades Preparatory Academy is to provide students with a well-rounded middle-school education, through a challenging program, focused on mathematics and science using innovative, reform-based instructional methods in a stimulating and nurturing environment that fosters maximum student achievement.

The mission of Palm Glades Preparatory High School is to provide students with a well-rounded college preparatory and career exploration high school education, through a challenging academic program supported by technology, on-site learning experiences via local business and the opportunity to tie classroom learning with the real world of work.

PHILOSOPHY

Palm Glades Preparatory Academy recognizes that all children are unique; that each learns in a different style and at a different pace. We strive to meet the individual needs of every student through a variety of programs and differentiated instructional techniques designed to prepare the child for success.

PGA offers a safe, secure, private school environment with a program that provides a quality and challenging academic education that includes:

  • parental involvement
  • school-wide disciplinary expectations
  • standards designed to foster academic, social and emotional growth.

We offer a balanced and flexible curriculum that provides a firm foundation in the core disciplines with enrichment in Math and Science and the infusion of technology throughout the school day.

Palm Glades Preparatory Academy is a Cognia accredited educational institution. Accreditation through Cognia indicates that Palm Glades Preparatory Academy has met rigorous, research- based standards of  educational excellence to ensure the education program offered at Palm Glades Preparatory Academy meets the needs of learners through proficiency in Leadership Capacity, Learning Capacity, and Resource Capacity. Using these standards, Palm Glades Preparatory Academy targets areas in each domain for continuous improvement in creating student success.