Pivot Charter School –
About the Program
Pivot Education Incorporated, a not-for-profit Florida corporation currently operates charter schools in three cities in Florida: Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Myers, and Tampa. The program is designed to utilize an online curriculum in a site based Learning Center environment that allows students to work at their own pace, receive immediate tutoring, participate in small group instruction be involved in school-wide activities, and receive individualized support from site- based and online Florida-certified teachers.
Caring, Certified Teachers
Students will work daily with both online and site-based Florida certified teachers. Site-based teachers provide oversight of each student’s entire educational program, including choosing the correct courses, tracking their progress, and ensuring they are receiving all services they need to be successful. Online teachers are available 24/5 (Sunday evening through Friday evening) which allows students to work on their courses before or after their school day as well. Students will be surrounded by Florida-certified teachers who are truly invested in their success at school, paving the way for their future success.
High Quality Courses
PCS offers a comprehensive curriculum including courses in all Core-Content areas (i.e. English, Math, Science, Social Studies, Computer Literacy), Foreign Languages, Fine Arts, multiple Electives, as well as College-Prep and Advanced Placement courses. To see and print a comprehensive list of available courses and the course description click here.
Students may choose from one of two sessions (morning or afternoon) giving them the flexibility to work, take care of family or just pursue interests outside of school. Students can work on their courses after or before school anywhere there is an internet connection, like home, the library or a coffee-shop. Student may also check out laptops if they do not have a home computer for use outside of school.
The online curriculum provider has a proven track record in partnering with schools across the nation to deliver customizable online learning solutions that include web-based curriculum, Highly-Qualified/Certified teachers, a 24/7 support environment, and a proprietary technology platform specifically designed for secondary education for students in grades 6-12.
A student should never feel “stuck,” thanks to our full-range support team, which includes Certified teachers, teaching assistants, Administrative staff and 24/7 technical support. Parents are able to immediately access their student’s progress in each course to ensure their child is remaining on-track and progressing successfully. Furthermore, parents are able to contact teachers and 24/7 technology support as well.