Charter Schools in Florida are fully recognized as public schools. All students enrolled in Early Beginnings Academy are students of Miami-Dade County Public Schools, subject to applicable policies and entitled to the same rights. Your child therefore attends our school as a Miami Dade County Public School student. Early Beginnings Academy is a “School of Choice.” This means students are not required to attend Early Beginnings Academy and families have the option to attend a regular public school program. However, it also means if you choose to have your child attend Early Beginnings Academy, you are also choosing to accept the policies and expectations we have for you and your child. Families and the staff of Early Beginnings Academy will work together as a team – with the goal of achieving the best outcomes for your child.

School Performance

Early Beginnings Academy is a specialized center teaching students, PreK to 5th grade, with exceptional educational needs. EBA students in 3rd through 5th grade participate in the FSAA beginning the 2019-2020 school year. Additionally, as an exceptional student education program, EBA does not receive a school grade but will be eligible for an improvement rating in the 2022-2023 school year. EBA did not participate in FSAA testing during the 2019-2020 school year due to the pandemic.


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Educational Service Provider

UCO of South Florida Charter School
Early Beginnings Academy has a management contract with UCO of South Florida Charter Schools, Inc. which is a non- profit corporation. The UCO of South Florida Charter Schools, Inc. operates Early Beginnings Academy via a management agreement with United Community Options of South Florida, Inc. which provides programmatic and financial oversight and expertise to Early Beginnings Academy. This organization has been in existence for over 60 years and has established relationships in the community as well as many staff members with extensive areas of expertise related to the education of children with special needs.