304 Druid Hills Road, Temple TerraceFL 33617, USA

apply to focus academy

Follow these steps to apply:

  1. Fill out and submit our initial application form.  Print and fill it out, and mail or fax to our office.

  2. Compile any information you have related to student diagnoses.  This includes psychological testing results, a list of programs and therapies in which your student has participated, and the most recent IEP if it is available. We appreciate it if you can fax this as well to give us as much information as possible when evaluating if your student can benefit from our program. Our fax number is 813.443.5630.

  3. Wait for our call to schedule an interview with parent and child.  

For more information, please review the Our Application page.

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Our Students

Unique challenges, unique solutions.

Focus Academy serves students with educational designations including:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Intellectually Disabled (IND)
  • Specific Learning Disabled (SLD)
  • Language Impaired (LI)

Prospective students should have an active Transitional Individual Educational Plan (T/IEP), be independently functioning, and not require the services of a one-on-one aide. Students are carefully evaluated and placed according to their social/emotional and academic levels. 

Focus Academy serves students ages 14 through 22, to extend the timetable for students to transition.  Life skills and "next steps" are highlighted throughout the high school curriculum, complementing the Transition Program for students that have graduated.

The Transition Program extends and applies the Focus Academy concepts to honing comprehensive life skills and moving students into the workplace through volunteer internships with community partners.

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