Theodore R. and Thelma A. Gibson Charter School Continues Drive for Excellence into 2013-2014 School Year

MIAMI (Aug. 14, 2013) – Theodore R. and Thelma A. Gibson Charter School, whose students have achieved strong academic gains in all subject areas, is increasingly becoming the area’s school of choice as it continues to make exponential strides in its academic performance.

This tuition-free, Miami-Dade County public charter school, located at 1682 NW 4th Avenue, still has enrollment opportunities available for students in kindergarten through eighth grade for the 2013-2014 school year.

Being serviced by Academica, one of the nation’s leading charter school service and support organizations, Theodore R. and Thelma A. Gibson Charter School represents one of the area’s top performing institutions.

The school offers a broad range of programs and features, including:

  • Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) program
  • After-school enrichment classes and sports programs (PAL)
  • Beautiful, secure K-8 campus
  • Highly qualified, certified teachers
  • Technology-rich, engineering and robotic program
  • College preparatory classes utilizing virtual platform
  • Uniform policy

“Our mission is clear – we want to help ensure that children in this community are given the opportunity to attend a safe, high-quality school that will prepare them for a bright future,” said school Principal Fareed Khan.  “The thriving academic achievements of our students have been unprecedented and a testament to the excellent education and support Gibson provides.”

Additionally, the school’s engineering-based Robotics Program allows students to participate in hands-on activities and learn how to design and build robots using math, science and physics.

“The Robotics Program is a huge source of pride for our school,” adds Khan.  “The students are extremely engaged, and the results of their efforts are extraordinary.”

The K-8 charter school is serviced by Academica, which presents a roster of more than 100 charter schools operating throughout the country. The Florida-based organization has a proven track record of developing and growing networks of successful charter schools throughout the U.S. and currently serves the largest population of high-performing charter schools in the state of Florida. Academica’s strategic formula of establishing schools in areas of great need has made it an instrumental resource in accelerating student and school performance nationwide for the past decade.

For further information on enrollment or applications please visit, or contact Marisa Anderson at 305.483.0895 or to set up a campus visit.

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